Crunchyroll’s highly anticipated online action game One-Punch Man: World has revealed a 2024 regional launch date, along with a new trailer and preview images.
In a recent press release, Crunchyroll Games and Perfect World (Persona 5) announced that pre-registration is now open for World, which will feature cross-play across PC, iOS, and Android devices. The game is scheduled to launch in North America on January 31, 2024, while players in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand can access the game starting February 1, 2024. For those who did not have a chance to try out the game during this time. In closed beta, One-Punch Man: World lets players enter the exciting realm of Z-City as Saitama, Genos, and several other iconic heroes from the beloved anime series. PC users can pre-register on World’s official website, while mobile users can do so through the App Store and Google Play. Pre-download information and exact server launch times will be revealed at a later date.
Why is Saitama ‘One Punch Man?’
One Punch Man gets its title because of the main character’s strength, but there’s a reason he can take down the mightiest of enemies with a single blow.
The developers of World have created an experience that includes elements of life exploration as well as intense action gameplay. The story begins with three fledgling heroes who have just been recruited into the Hero Association. After the main tutorial, players can regularly use these new characters alongside established heroes such as Saitama, Mumen Rider, Silverfang, etc. Additionally, the game will have a narrative perspective from the characters. various villains in the One-Punch Man universe.
World’s combat system resembles what can be found in many action RPGs, as it features a mix of basic attacks and timed combo moves that require a level of precision. higher. Each character can also be upgraded periodically to grant them additional abilities and ultimate attacks. When taking a break from official hero missions, players can immerse themselves in the vibrant urban atmosphere of Z-City, which is home to supermarkets, shopping malls, and arcades, among other attractions. difference. Those familiar with the One-Punch Man anime and manga will recognize many loving nods to the series – for example the “crazy sale” was inspired by Saitama’s humorous obsession with Cheap shopping day.
What would Genos be without Saitama?
Genos is Saitama’s devoted (sometimes too devoted) companion—but he would be very different without Caped Baldy.
The One-Punch Man franchise began as a self-published webcomic created by ONE. Yusuke Murata later adapted ONE’s manga into a separate manga version, which was serialized in the online version of Weekly Young Jump. Season 2 of the hit anime adaptation ended in July 2019, and Season 3 is currently in the works at MAPPA. Although the anime studio green-lighted the production season last August, there is still no official release date for the series.
One-Punch Man: World will launch in North America on January 31. Yusuke Murata’s manga adaptation is available in English on VIZ Media.
Source: Press release