Bandai Namco will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the manga one piece with a new cross-platform video game. One Piece Odyssey It will be a role-playing title or RPG (role playing game) for a single player and will be released sometime in 2022, revealed the Japanese developer.
The firm promised “new character and monster designs” created by Japanese mangaka Eiichiro Oda, who in 1997 gave life to the best-selling manga of all time, with more than 500 million copies.
Another powerful name involved in the new title is the composer and arranger Motoi Sakuraba, who will sign the music for the video game One Piece Odyssey. fans of StarOcean, Valkyrie Profile, Such, They beat Kaitos, golden sun and Dark Souls They have known the quality of their work.
During the announcement, Bandai Namco advanced some details of the plot aboard the Thousand Sunny, whose crew is separated after an eventful journey: “During a trip, the Straw Hats, led by Monkey D. Luffy, are swallowed by a huge storm at sea”.
The group will end up on “a mysterious island,” where they “embark on a new adventurous journey filled with wonders of nature, powerful enemies, and strange encounters with the island’s inhabitants.” The goal is to collaborate with Luffy and his crew to set sail again, the firm said, although the roles of Zoro, Nami, Usopp, Sanji, Chopper, Robin, Frankie and Brook can also be taken.
One Piece Odyssey will be available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows and Xbox Series X. The title is developed by ILCA, the same studio behind Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl.