Publisher Bandai Namco and studio ILCA have released a new promotional video, which updates fans on the game’s state of development, providing more in-depth information about gameplay, combat, story, and many other details.
This development update is presented by the game’s producer, Katsuaki Tsuzuki, who is also joined by soundtrack composer Motoi Sakuraba and Weekly Shonen Jump magazine editor-in-chief Ken Takano. They talked about creator Eiichiro Oda’s involvement in the game’s development, music, and even special gameplay systems called “Scramble Area Battle” and “Dramatic Scenes.”
You can view it here:
Eiichiro Oda, the author of the One Piece manga, was in charge of the character design and all the monsters in Odyssey. Bandai has confirmed that Luffy, Zoro, Nami, Usopp, Sanji, Chopper, Robin, Frankie, and Brook will be playable characters.
Motoi Sakuraba, the composer of Dark Souls and games in the Tales franchise, also confirmed his participation in Odyssey.
One Piece Odyssey is scheduled for release in 2022 for PlayStation 4 | 5, Xbox Series X | S, and PC via Steam.