Gomu Gomu no… JET PISTOL!!! After months of waiting, a new One Piece: Kaizoku Musou news is here courtesy of Shonen Jump! As you can see below, it reveals a few details like a March 1, 2012 Japanese release date and a confirmation of Zoro and Sanji as playable characters in addition to Luffy! Additionally, two different modes have been confirmed – adventure and musou. The adventure mode seems to have platforming elements while the musou mode features a Naruto Impact or Dynasty Warriors scenario where players fight tons of enemies at once.
At the top left hand corner of the scan it mentions there will be a collectors edition of the game that comes with a treasure box full of One Piece goodies! That includes a guide book, cards, customizable PS3 theme serial code, and a music CD. More information about the game is expected to be revealed next week at Jump Festa, where a demo of the game is expected to be playable.
One Piece PS3, One Piece: Kaizoku Musou, is the first One Piece game on the Sony PlayStation 3. It will cover One Piece Part 1 as well as some of the story contents of the One Piece timeskip. The game is in development by Omega Force and and will be published by Namco Bandai Games and Tecmo Koei in Japan on March 1, 2012. No plans have been revealed for a North American or European release.
Thanks to MD Punk for the scan!