Ahoy, Mateys! One Piece World Seeker is nearly upon us — March 15 will mark the return of Luffy and his crew. Because the Pirate Captain Monkey D. Luffy you’ll discover Jewel Island, a land torn in two by conflict. You’ll want all of Luffy’s skills to uncover the island’s many mysteries and assist its residents. With that, let’s dive into a number of the options of the sport:
Not solely will you be tasked with serving to the locals and some acquainted faces, you’ll additionally construct relationships with them via the Karma System. By finishing numerous goals all through your journey you’ll unlock new aspect missions given to by the residents of the island or perhaps even your crew.
Finishing the newly opened missions will web you ability factors, new dialog scenes and a uncommon merchandise at instances. Should you’re an absolute completionist the Karma System is the buried treasure you’re looking for.
Traversing the Island
The Karma System is only one side of One Piece World Seeker, traversal is one other massive part. You’ll jet across the island via the usage of Luffy’s dynamic and stretchy Gum Gum skills. Latch onto numerous objects inside the world to get a greater view of the motion or swing from rooftop to rooftop.
Whenever you actually wish to cowl distance, use the Gear Fourth method to rework right into a sizzling air juggernaut and take to the skies utilizing air dashes and glides.
Fight is one other key characteristic. Through the use of the Haki Battle System you’ll implore all types elastic assaults in your foes. Arm Haki mode permits Luffy to unleash a large space assault however it’s a lot slower compared because of the quantity of distance it has to cowl, you’ll additionally be capable to block gunfire on this mode, helpful for taking up the Marines stationed on the island.
Feeling a bit sneakier? Swap to the Statement Haki and keep away from enemies all collectively. You may also verify enemy positions via partitions to arrange your subsequent plan of assault or to sneak up in your foes unnoticed and take them out with one shot. There are lots of different Haki methods to grasp, you’ll have to choose up the sport to see all of them.
The producer of One Piece World Seeker additionally needed to supply some perception into the sport. Try this mini-interview we did with him:
What units this recreation aside makes this recreation from earlier One Piece video games?
We needed to create a singular expertise that’s true to One Piece’s theme of journey and exploration. In contrast to different One Piece video games, you at the moment are in a position to freely discover a brand new setting with an all-new unique story, and unique character designs by Eiichiro Oda, the creator of the One Piece collection.
Why did the event workforce deal with making One Piece World Seeker an “open subject expertise”?
I’ve all the time dreamt of having the ability to discover an island within the One Piece universe, and I think about followers have as nicely. So, I needed to make these desires come true for the followers and myself. What higher manner to do this than on a brand new island and because the captain of the Straw Hats, Luffy!
How did you make certain Luffy’s actions and skills had been correct to the unique supply materials?
By way of discussions between the licensor and dev workforce, we had been ready to make sure that Luffy’s actions had been replicated straight from the manga and anime. We had been assured we may do an excellent job in making Luffy’s skills come to life, however it didn’t come with out trial and error. We always examined his completely different actions to ensure it could translate right into a enjoyable expertise. We imagine that we succeeded on this job.
Is there something you’d just like the followers of One Piece know earlier than they begin the sport?
We’re past thrilled to have the ability to share this all-new One Piece story and might’t watch for followers to get their palms on the sport to expertise Luffy’s skills whereas they discover this brand-new world.
One Piece World Seeker is now accessible for pre-order for PS4 at PlayStation Retailer. Pre-order your copy now to obtain the Unusual Island Rocks Mission, Army Costume and Swimsuit Costume when the sport launches. That’s all for now, you scallywags — fly your sails excessive on March 15!