One Piece Pirate Warriors 4 Game Adds Kaido, Big Mom as Playable Characters
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The third 2020 issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that Kaido and Big Mom will be playable characters in Bandai Namco Entertainment's One Piece Pirate Warriors 4 game for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam. Big Mom is also a boss character in the game.
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.
People who pre-order the game will receive two additional costumes and be able to unlock Germa 66 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, and Vinsmoke Yonji. The game will have an original story that takes place in the Land of Wano.
Namco Bandai Games released the first One Piece Pirate Warriors game in Japan on the PlayStation 3 and later in Europe and America in 2012. The second game shipped in Japan for the PS3 and PlayStation Vita, and in Europe and North America for the PS3 in 2013. Bandai Namco Entertainment released One Piece Pirate Warriors 3 for the PS4, PS3, PS Vita, and on PC (via Steam) in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Australasia in August 2015. The game shipped in Japan in March 2015 for PS3, PS4, and PS Vita. The game launched on the Switch in Japan in December 2017.
Source: Weekly Shonen Jump issue 3
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