Release date and new characters for One Piece: Burning Blood


One Piece: Burning Blood will be released on May 31st across the Americas according to Bandai Namco’s announcement today. The Japanese fighting game was announced last September, and fans of the series have been eagerly awaiting more details. The title will be available on PS4, PS Vita, and in a first for the series, Xbox One.

In case you’re new to the series, this one on one fighter revolves around the idea of teams of three comprised of a host of assailants, and today we found out who those assailants will be. The full character list is available on the game’s website, but players can look forward to Luffy’s ability to transform to Gear Fourth. Other characters will include Whitebeard and Nico Robin.

Burning Blood also looks set to include the Paramount War story mode, in which the battles and cut scenes of Marineford Arc can be experienced.