The Japanese servers for the mobile game One Piece: Thousand Storm will cease operations on January 23, 2024 at 1:00 pm JST, according to an announcement by Bandai Namco. Until then, the game will be available on Apple iOS and Android devices only in Japan.
The servers for the worldwide release were shut down on December 13, 2018.
The document noted that the end-of-service date is susceptible to modification without prior notification.
The free-to-play co-op mobile RPG from Bandai Namco first debuted in Japan in April 2016, then it went global in January 2017, and right now the Japanese servers are getting ready to shut down.
Since the release of One Piece: Thousand Storm in 2016, the developers have expressed gratitude to players for their ongoing support. Rainbow Coins, the in-game currency, ceased to be distributed and sold on November 21, 2023.
About One Piece
One Piece is a Japanese manga series by author Eiichiro Oda.
Eiichiro Oda started the serialization of the manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine on July 19, 1997.
On March 3, 2023, the latest volume, Volume 105, was published, and the next volume will be published on July 6. One Piece has also received an anime adaptation. The TV anime has released 1064 episodes.
The latest entry in the franchise, One Piece Film Red, premiered in Japan in August 2022. It is the 8th highest-earning film of all time in Japan and also topped Japan’s box office for the year 2022 in terms of both yen earned and tickets sold.
One Piece Anime Synopsis:
The tale of One Piece takes place on a parallel Earth when the ‘Golden Age of Pirates’ is in full swing.
The seas are ruled by ruthless pirates, and only the strongest can claim the legendary ‘One Piece’ fortune left behind by the greatest pirate of them, Gol D. Roger.
Years after Gol D. Roger’s death, Monkey D. Luffy dreams of establishing his own crew, locating One Piece, and becoming the Pirate King.
Luffy has incredible strength and agility after eating a devil’s fruit that turns his body into rubber.
He leaves Foosha Village in East Blue on his epic expedition to become the next Pirate King.