Persona 5 Royal will launch for PlayStation 4 on October 31 in Japan and 2020 in the Americas and Europe, Atlus announced.
Persona 5, which has sold more than 2.7 million units worldwide, is reborn with countless new elements added. The student life is further completed with the previously untold third school semester. A new character that is the key to approaching the depths appears. And new formidable foes as well…
■ New Character: Kasumi Yoshizawa (voiced by Sora Amamiya)
A beautiful girl who transfers to Shujin Academy the same year the protagonist moves to Tokyo. She has made outstanding achievements as a rhythmic gymnast since middle school, and Shujin Academy has great expectations for her future. She seems to admire the protagonist, but rejects the Phantom Thieves…? Whether she is an enemy or ally remains to be seen.
■ New Confidant: Takuto Maruki (voiced by Satoshi Hino)
A new confidant of the Phantom Thieves. A part-time school counselor hired at the concern of the students followed by the case of a certain teacher that occurred in April at Shujin Academy. With his good listening skills and detailed advice, he is popular among the students. His arcana is “Le Consultant.”
■ The Untold Third Semester
The third school semester that was untold in Persona 5 will finally be revealed.
—An unknown young man.
—A New Year’s gathering with the Phantom Thieves.
■ A Reborn Persona 5 Experience
The student life is further completed with new city areas, a “Darts Live” collaboration, and more.
A popular spot in Tokyo, Kichijouji is a new area players can visit. With a mix of new and old, various cultures and personalities clash in this area that fascinates men and women of all ages.
—Darts Live Collaboration
Darts Live’s latest darts machine DARTSLIVE3 will be perfectly reproduced in-game. Invite friends after school. There may even be unexpected gains for the Phantom Thieves.
—New Date Spots
—Go Out with the Twins
—Memories in the Form of Photographs
■ Phantom Life
Utilize new strategies in battle. Your double life as a Phantom Thief will be even further stimulating.
—New Formidable Foes: Kyouma
—Something strange happens in the jail cell…
—A mysterious treasure appears in the palace?
Play even more comfortably with new elements.
With the “Status Assist” feature, you can get various school life suggestions. The ease of play has been remarkably improved.
—Countless New Songs
From sound composer Shoji Meguro comes countless new songs. The vocals for the opening, ending, battle music, and more are of course sung Lyn.
—PlayStation 4 Pro Support
The graphics have also been enhanced. With PlayStation 4 Pro you can experience an even more beautiful Persona 5 with greater detail and higher resolution for maximum realism.
- Title: Persona 5: The Royal
- Platform: PlayStation 4
- Release Date: October 31, 2019 (Japan) / 2020 (Americas, Europe)
- Price: 8,800 yen (Standard Edition) / 13,800 yen (Limited Edition)
- CERO: Pending
- Genre: RPG
- Players: One
■ Next Update
More information will be announced on May 9.
Watch a set of announcement trailers below. View the screenshots above in higher resolution at the gallery. Visit the official English website here.