One Piece: Grand Cruise VR Game Launches in Japan on May 24

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins

This year's 19th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced on Monday that Bandai Namco Entertainment will release the One Piece: Grand Cruise game for the PlayStation VR in Japan on May 24. The game will be download only and will retail for 926 yen (about US$8.65) plus tax.

Bandai Namco Entertainment will release the game in North America and Europe this year.

In the VR project, players will join the Straw Hat crew as a pirate-in-training on a certain voyage on the Thousand Sunny. Players will be able to interact with the members of the Straw Hat crew and will fight against the Marines, a Kraken, or other Straw Hat crew enemies.

The game has a demo experience that started in July inside the Tokyo One Piece Tower theme park.

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