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One Piece Odyssey was introduced earlier this 12 months, and whereas followers of the manga/anime sequence can at all times make educated guesses at what the game will entail, new screenshots have given us an amazing take a look at the RPG’s battle system. It seems to be an terrible lot like Persona 5, and that’s not a nasty factor.
The full batch of screenshots, as noticed by DualShockers, may be discovered on One Piece Odyssey’s Japanese web site. They characteristic practically your entire Strawhat Pirate crew, together with Luffy, Nami, Sanji, Zoro, Chopper, Usopp, and Franky. Robin can be noticed within the UI of a battle screenshot, which is where much more intriguing particulars lie.
As you’ll be able to see from the picture above, the battle system UI bears a putting resemblance to Persona 5, with the celebration going through down a dragon-like monster and what seem like shut cousins of Kung-Fu Dugong. In the underside left nook, a rock-paper-scissors-like diagram of sword, fist, and gun assaults illustrates an affinity system that brings Persona’s numerous components to thoughts. The screenshot additionally seems to indicate who within the celebration is being focused by every enemy.
Additional screenshots show a pair of recent, authentic characters. On the left is Lim, “a mysterious girl who hates pirates.” She has a hat that’s not dissimilar to Luffy’s personal, so her character arc could contain coming round to the Strawhat Crew’s aspect. On the correct is Adio, who’s described as a drifter. While One Piece Odyssey is after all separate from the mainline story of the Shonen Jump sequence, the story is being written by creator Eiichiro Oda. At this level, we all know that it begins with the crew being shipwrecked on a mysterious island.
Odyssey has no launch date (or perhaps a window) at this level, however we do know that it’s coming to the West, not simply Japan. Whenever the RPG arrives, will probably be accessible on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and PC.