Bandai Namco Entertainmentbegan streaming three character videos for theOne PiecePirate Warriors 4game for thePlayStation4, Xbox One,NintendoSwitch, and PC viaSteamon Friday. The videos preview Akainu (Sakazuki), Kizaru (Borsalino), and Aokiji (Kuzan).
The game will debut for the PS4, Xbox One, and Switch in Japan on March 26, and then will debut in Southeast Asia, Europe, and the Americas for the same consoles plus PC on March 27.
Bandai Namco Entertainmentopened pre-orders on January 21 for the game. The pre-order listings include a Season Pass for the Digital Deluxe Edition of the game that will feature nine new characters, including Charlotte Katakuri as an early unlock. The pre-order bonuses are also listingDynasty Warriorscostumes for Trafalgar Law and Boa Hancock, and the Vinsmoke siblings as an early unlock. People who pre-order the physical game will receive two additional costumes and be able to unlock Germa 66 members early. A Day One update will offer Wano Kuni costumes for Luffy, Zoro, Nami, and Sanji.
Playable characters in the game will include: Luffy, Zoro, Usopp, Sanji, Nami, Chopper, Robin, Franky, Brook, Crocodile, Ace, Boa Hancock, Jinbe, Kizaru (Borsalino), Aokiji (Kuzan), Akainu (Sakazuki), Trafalgar Law, Sabo, Bartolomeo, Cavendish, Katakuri, Basil Hawkins, Carrot, Vinsmoke Reiju, Vinsmoke Ichiji, Vinsmoke Niji, Vinsmoke Yonji, Marco, and Whitebeard. The game will have an original story that takes place in the Land of Wano.
Namco Bandai Gamesreleased the firstOne PiecePirate Warriorsgame in Japan on thePlayStation3 and later in Europe and America in 2012. The second game shipped in Japan for the PS3 andPlayStationVita, and in Europe and North America for the PS3 in 2013.Bandai Namco EntertainmentreleasedOne PiecePirate Warriors 3for the PS4, PS3, PS Vita, and on PC viaSteamin North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Australasia in August 2015. The game shipped in Japan in March 2015 for the PS3, PS4, and PS Vita. The game launched on the Switch in Japan in December 2017.
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