One Piece: Burning Blood 9-vs-9 Colosseum Gameplay

Posted on March 27, 2016

New gameplay for One Piece: Burning Blood has been released! It features the Straw Hat Pirates (Luffy, Zoro, Sanji, Nami, Robin, Franky, Brook, Usopp, Chopper) taking on teams of Marines and Pirates at Corrida Colosseum. From our understanding – and we could be wrong here – two players are playing, each with 9 characters or three teams of 3. They participate in battles of 3-vs-3, when one team of 3 falls, the losing player is forced to use their next team of 3 to defeat the winning team.

Based on what we we saw in the video, and we could be wrong here as well, it looks like Player 2 used two of their three teams to defeat all three of Player 1’s team and the fifth match was not part of the first 9-vs-9. Again that’s just what we think, we aren’t sure. Take a look at the fights and time stamps below.

00:00 Luffy, Zoro, Usopp vs x Drake, Jesus Burgess, and Fujitora
04:05 Sanji, Nami, Chopper vs x Drake, Jesus Burgess, and Fujitora
06:18 Sanji, Nami, Chopper vs Crocodile, Law, Moriah
08:00 Robin, Franky, Brook vs Crocodile, Law, Moriah
12:25 Luffy, Zoro, Sanji vs Kid, Smoker, Jinbe

So far, 40 playable characters have been confirmed in One Piece: Burning Blood. There are expected to be 42 total. The confirmed characters are as follows:

  1. Bartholomew Kuma
  2. Bartolomeo
  3. Boa Hancock
  4. Borsalino (Pre-Timeskip, Post-Timeskip)
  5. Bon Clay (Mr. 2)
  6. Brook
  7. Buggy
  8. Crocodile
  9. Donquixote Doflamingo
  10. Dracule Mihawk
  11. Edward Newgate
  12. Enel
  13. Eustass Kid
  14. Franky
  15. Gekko Moriah
  16. Issho
  17. Ivankov
  18. Jesus Burgess (Post-Timeskip)
  19. Jinbe
  20. Jozu
  21. Kuzan (Pre-Timeskip, Post-Timeskip)
  22. Koala
  23. Marco
  24. Marshall D. Teach
  25. Monkey D. Luffy (Pre-Timeskip, Post-Timeskip)
  26. Nami
  27. Nico Robin
  28. Perona (Pre-Timeskip)
  29. Portgas D. Ace
  30. Roronoa Zoro
  31. Sabo
  32. Sakazuki (Pre-Timeskip, Post-Timeskip)
  33. Sanji
  34. Sengoku
  35. Shanks
  36. Smoker
  37. Tony Tony Chopper
  38. Trafalgar D. Water Law
  39. Usopp
  40. X Drake

A plethora of support-only characters have also been revealed. Each support character has their own function to help playable characters in-battle. In Burning Blood, players can select up to 3 support characters and 3 playable characters. Take a look at all of the support characters we know in the image below. There may be more revealed in the future.

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One Piece: Burning Blood is a fighting game in development by Spike Chunsoft that will be published by Bandai Namco Entertainment on April 21 in Japan, May 31 in North America, and June 3 for Europe. The game will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, PC/Steam, and Xbox One.