Licensed anime games are no strangers to plot points that lean heavily into the source material, but playing out the original story of One Piece Odyssey, it’s perhaps surprising to hear that it’s Luffy and his crew’s past. will also be included.
The upcoming RPG takes place primarily on a brand new island named Wafford, but the Straw Hats will have to explore memories of their past adventures to regain their abilities. The press release reads: “The Straw Hats visit their memories to regain their powers with the help of Lim’s strange powers.” Lim is an original character created for the game.
This can be quite an interesting twist on your standard RPG formula, in which party members start off weak but eventually become stronger during their escape. Obviously, the Straw Hats are already powerful pirates when the game takes place, so these ‘memories’ are likely a way to sell a sense of progress.
Anyway, you can travel to the desert kingdom of Alabasta in the title’s new trailer. One Piece Odyssey continues to show promise, and its release isn’t far off. It arrives on both PS5 and PS4 on January 13, 2023.
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