Persona 5 Royal will be coming out on PlayStation 4 this October 31 in Japan and 2020 in Western countries.
Here’s an overview of Persona 5 Royal via the official Japanese website:
“Persona 5” which has sold more than 2.7 million units worldwide is now reborn with additional new elements. The student life is now more enhanced with the untold third school semester added in and with a new character being the new key to the approaching depth. There are new strong enemies as well…you still haven’t seen the real “Persona 5″….
New Character: Kasumi Yoshizawa
A beautiful girl who transferred to Shujin Gakuen during the same year the protagonist does. She excels in rhythmic gmynast and received outstanding achievements since middles school and Shujin Gakuen expects from her.
New Confidant: Takuto Maruki
A new confidant of the Phantom Thieves. A part-time school counselor who has been appointed for the concern of students due to an incident of certain teachers that occurred in April in Shujin Gakuen. He is popular among the students due to his listening skills and detailed advice. His arcana is “Le Consultant”
The untold third semester
The third school semester that was not told in Persona 5 will finally be revealed.
A New Year’s gathering with the Phantom Thieves.
-An unknown young man that uses the “wagahai” pronoun.
Student life is further enhanced by the appearances of new city areas and a collaboration with “Dart Live”!
“Kichijouji”, a new popular spot that represents Tokyo is added into the new area where players can visit. With a mix of new and old various cultures, the street attracts men and women of all ages.
Collaboration with Darts Live
Dart Live’s latest dart machine “DARTSLIVE3” is completely reproduced in the game. Let’s invite friends after school. Will there be unexpected benefits for the Monster Thieves?
Going out with the Twins
Memories are in Photographs
New strategies are required for combat. Having two life as a Phantom Thief is even more exciting!
- New Stong Enemies: Kyouma
- The strange things that happen in the single jail cell
- Mysterious treasure in the palace?
It’s comfortable to play with the additional elements.
- Status Assist
With the Status Assist, it proposes various school life suggestions to help ease the gameplay.
- Additional 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
More information will be announced on May 9, players that wish to visit the Japanese website can go here and English website here. Persona 5 Royal will be landing on the shelves in Japan this October 31 whereas Western countries will have to wait till 2020.