Bandai Namco Games has just posted a teaser trailer for the next installment in the One Piece Pirate Warriors series. The trailer doesn’t reveal much in the way of gameplay, as it focuses on a key points of the story arcs that the game will tackle. The cut scenes seem to use the in-game engine, though. So in a way, you’re getting a glimpse of what the game looks like in action.
You can check out the cinematic trailer below:
For the uninitiated, the One Piece Pirate Warriors franchise takes the crowd brawling gameplay popularized by the Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors franchise, giving gamers the chance to take their favorite One Piece character and fight waves upon waves of enemies, simulating the one vs. hundred type of battles that you can’t replicate in a straightforward fighting game.
One Piece Pirate Warriors 3 is scheduled for release for Playstation 3, Playstation 4, and PS Vita in Japan next year.