The collaboration between Tecmo Koei Games and Namco Bandai Games announced One Piece: Pirate Warriors will be exclusively available as a digital title on the PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 3 in America & Europe in November 2012.
The first nautical outing for the One Piece series on the PlayStation 3 system, One Piece: Pirate Warriors aims to immerse players in the Straw Hat Pirates’ grand voyage around the globe, letting them face hordes of pirate and Marine enemies as well as experience all the great moments from the anime from Orange Town through Marineford. Faithful to the original One Piece manga by Eiichiro Oda, players will relive their favorite scenes controlling many of the beloved Straw Hat Pirates including; Luffy, Zoro, Nami, and others, each with their signature moves, including Luffy’s Gum-Gum attacks.
One Piece: Pirate Warriors was developed by Omega Force & Tecmo Koei Games. The developers hope to bring together a leading manga franchise and top fighting action to create the One Piece perfect storm.
One Piece: Pirate Warriors will invite players to do battle with a massive amount of opponents using the simple controls from the Dynasty Warriors series to wreak havoc on the battlefield. The story mode will drop players right into the heart of the rich One Piece universe filled with treasured characters, powerful enemies, touching moments and memorable scenes.
Here’s the first English One Piece: Pirate Warriors trailer.
Looks fun. First a Wii-exclusive, now a PS3-exclusive! I wonder if an Xbox 360-exclusive is next for the One Piece game series.