Persona 5 Royal Screenshots, Trailer, Details and Release Date Revealed
Atlus has announced Persona 5 Royal and confirmed details around this new project. This will be an enhanced release of Persona 5 and it is out this year in Japan and 2020 in the West.
Persona 5 Royal is confirmed to be an expanded version of the original game. It won’t be available as a DLC upgrade so it will be sold as a new game. There is a new female main character Kasumi Yoshizawa who is a transfer student. She will partner up with The Phantom Thieves for her own quest. The game will support PS4 Pro so expect improved resolution and visuals.
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There is a lot of new features and plenty of additional content that makes it the same enhanced release as Persona 4: The Golden. Persona 5 Royal will be out on October 31, 2019, for Japan. Atlus USA has confirmed that the game will be localized but the English release didn’t get a confirmed release date just a vague release window of 2020.
Persona 5 Royal expands on the extraordinary world of Persona 5,introducing a host of new characters, gameplay features, and diving deeper into the personal lives, as well as the trials and tribulations, of the enigmatic (and exceedingly-stylish) Phantom Thieves. Players will even get to experience an all-new third semester at Shujin Academy that’s never been seen before!
New opening and ending music have been composed by Meguro. There will be new a confidant, new social links, and explorable areas. The story portion is expanded with a third semester which will take the story of phantom thieves even further.
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More details on the game will be revealed on May 9th, 2019. The official website for it is live now and it is listed as a PlayStation 4 exclusive, which means there is not going to be a Nintendo Switch version. Joker has been released as a DLC character for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate earlier this month.