The first trailer for One Piece Great Pirate Colosseum has been released! The game is in development by Arc System Works, the same company behind Bandai Namco Entertainment’s latest Dragon Ball Z fighter, Extreme Butoden.
One Piece: Great Pirate Colosseum is an action game that will allow players to travel the world and build a team of pirates (called Create a Pirate Crew Mode). Participating and winning in battles will increase a character’s bounty. Flashy scenes, simple controls, and great pirate excitement are promised. One Piece: Great Pirate Colosseum has an online mode as well where players can fight against rivals across the country to increase their bounty and aim for the top leaderboard rankings.
There will be a total of 23 playable characters and more than 80 assist characters in One Piece Great Pirate Colosseum. The game is scheduled for release on September 21, 2016 for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan only. No word on if North America or Europe will get to join in on the action.
First-print copies of One Piece Great Pirate Colosseum will allow players to unlock assist characters Edward Newgate, Marco, and Jozu from early, from beginning of the game. Additionally, first-print copies come with an in-game item that will give players an edge in the Create a Pirate Crew mode and a download code to get a special 3DS theme.