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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Game's Chie, Ken, Labrys Character Promos Streamed

posted on 2014-08-26 19:15 EDT
Margaret confirmed as DLC character in N. American release

Game publisher Atlus USA began streaming three character promotional videos featuring Chie, Ken with Koromaru, and Labrys from its upcoming 2D fighting game Persona 4 Arena Ultimax on Tuesday. The company also confirmed that Margaret, the Empress Arcana and Velvet Room attendant from Persona 4, is a DLC character for North America.

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, the PlayStation 3 port of an arcade game, will ship in Japan on August 28 as Persona 4 The Ultimax Ultrasuplex Hold and Atlus will ship the game in North America on September 30. First copies will come with a code to download an extra scenario set for the game. Tōru Adachi and Marie from Persona 4 will appear as playable DLC characters.

The story takes place only a few days after the events of Persona 4 Arena, when the town of Inaba is clouded in a shroud of red fog in which time is warped and people disappear. Inaba has almost become like the world inside the television. To add to it all, the members of the Persona 4 team find Mitsuru and Akihiko being crucified on the Midnight Channel. In front of the Inaba students appear Yukari and Junpei, members of the Shadow Worker unit who have come to the rural town in order to save their upperclassmen.

Atlus released the first Persona 4 Arena (Persona 4 The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena) game for Japan in 2012 on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles, and Atlus USA released the game in North America less than two weeks later.


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