An all-new adventure directed and designed by Eiichiro Oda himself, One Piece Odyssey promises a massive JRPG experience featuring the Straw Hat Pirates.
Kodoani.com – The Straw Hats are back with a completely different adventure led by Eiichiro Oda himself in One Piece Odyssey. A new JRPG adventure developed by ILCA Inc., One Piece Odyssey is a new story set in the One Piece universe that immerses players in a unique pirate world with dungeons, puzzles, quests, and classic turn-based combat. Players will join the Straw Hats as they explore new islands and mysterious oceans under the watchful eye of the Five Elders.
Although not much is known about the story of One Piece Odyssey, but fans of the anime can see from the announcement trailer that it contains everything needed for a true pirate adventure. Highlighting some of the crew’s finishing moves and the synergy between them, the trailer shows a glimpse of the Straw Hats in their prime. With platforming, exploration, and puzzle-solving mechanics, the trailer brilliantly showcases everything One Piece Odyssey has to offer.
One Piece Odyssey Trailer
The trailer was released on March 28 in celebration of One Piece’s 25th anniversary. The game has been in development for at least three years, but time seems to have passed as the trailer showcases the dramatic environments, gritty battles, and iconic goofiness for which One Piece is famous. Fans of the series can listen in the trailer to hear the work of renowned composer Motoi Sakuraba, the composer for the Tales and Dark Souls series.
The trailer states: “Step into a time of tears and laughter”. Players will find several dungeons and puzzles to overcome in One Piece Odyssey throughout the trailer, as well as forgotten ruins, unspoiled beaches, and countless enemies. Eiichiro Oda’s touch can be seen everywhere, from the design of Kung-Fu Dugongs to the arrival of Adio Suerte, the Straw Hat’s newest ally. The trailer even shows a brief scene of the mysterious and powerful Five Elders, the potential villains of One Piece Odysseyare conspiring in their gilded office.
What Is One Piece Odyssey Story?
After being devoured by a raging storm, Monkey D. Luffy wakes up on an alien island without his crew. Although the game allows the player to take control of the entire Straw Hat crew, Luffy needs to find them first. Zoro, Nami, Usopp, Sanji, Chopper, Robin, Franky and Brook are all waiting to discover somewhere on the island, and Luffy – and his new friend, Adio Suerte – must find them. “This point in history should never have happened…” a voice in the trailer suggests, suggesting more than just a humorous stroll by the Straw Hats in their latest adventure.
The story of One Piece Odyssey is partially developed with Eiichiro Oda and will be exact in the One Piece timeline. Series fans can look for a story and world created not only by the author but also by devoted fans of his series. The game’s lead producer, Katsuaki Tsuzuki, said, “I hope to deliver an epic Straw Hat adventure that both One Piece fans and JRPG fans can experience and enjoy, The game’s main producer, Katsuaki Tsuzuki, said. Eiichiro Oda seems to think they’ve succeeded, saying, “It was amazingly immersive!! I felt like I was watching A MOVIIIIE!!!”
When Will One Piece Odyssey Release?
One Piece Odyssey is currently scheduled for release at some point in 2022, and it will be available on PlayStation, PC, and Xbox. Fans of the series may have been waiting a long time for an authentic One Piece in-game adventure, but the wait seems well worth it. The trailer alone captures the heart and quality of One Piece’s unique world while showcasing the group’s true camaraderie.
The announcement of One Piece Odyssey will have JRPG and One Piece fans celebrating. The characters, setting, and story are created by creators who have a passion for quality content, and the trailer shows that. With a combination of award-winning writing, music composition and game development, One Piece Odyssey is sure to wow gamers when it drops in price later this year.