Weekly Shonen Jump has revealed that the upcoming One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 musou game will feature online multiplayer in the form of four co-op mission modes.
In a translation provided by Gematsu, the four modes will include:
Giant Boss Battle – Four players cooperate in battles against huge bosses such as Kaido.
Total Bounty Battle – Cooperate with a friend and up your bounty.
Timed Defense Battle – Defend your team’s territory.
Territory Battle – Three teams of four characters fight over territory.
As Gematsu notes, it is currently unknown whether Territory Battle will be a full 12-player mode or will pit four-players with CPU teammates against each other.
One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 will release in Japan on March 26th for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch, with a western release slated for the following day, March 27th, on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.
The game will feature a number of pre-order bonuses.
On Steam they include:
- Dynasty Warriors Law Costume
- Dynasty Warriors Hancock Costume
- Vinsmoke Brothers Early Unlock
There will also be a Digital Deluxe Edition of the game.
This edition includes a Character Pass allowing players to unlock 9 players including Charlotte Katakuri early.
Here’s the official description of the game via Bandai Namco:
The Pirate Warriors are back and bring with them a more explosive story, more environments and even crazier attacks in ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS 4. Follow Luffy and the Straw Hats from the beginning as they make their journey through different islands and onwards in the hopes of finding the illustrious treasure – the One Piece. Play through some of the most extraordinary areas in the ONE PIECE story and take on memorable foes.
Choose from some of your favorite characters and take on a vast number of enemies through iconic moments from the OnePiece anime. Developed by the masters of the action musou genre, KOEI TECMO GAMES, ONE PIECE Pirate Warriors 4 brings together the excitement from slashing hordes of enemies with the fun and energetic personalities from the One Piece series. Setsail on a new pirate warriors adventure.
Do you plan on picking up One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4?