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Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers Game Revealed for PS4, Switch

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Koei Tecmo Games, Omega Force develop franchise's 1st action RPG

Atlus and its P-Studio division announced during a livestream event on Thursday that Koei Tecmo Games and Omega Force are developing the Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers game for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. The game will be the series' first action role-playing game. Atlus began streaming a promotional video for the game.

Atlas began teasing the game earlier this month with the label "P5S."

The franchise's Persona 5 The Royal role-playing game will launch for PlayStation 4 in Japan on October 31. The game will launch in the Americas and Europe in 2020. The game will have the new character Kasumi Yoshizawa, as well as various other updates and added features.

Persona 5 shipped for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in Japan on September 15, 2016. The game shipped in North America on April 4, 2017 after a delay. The game features animation sequences from the Production I.G studio.

The 26-episode television anime series based on Atlus' Persona 5 role-playing game premiered in April 2018 and aired through September. Aniplex of America streamed the series on Crunchyroll and Hulu as it aired.

A special, PERSONA 5 the Animation: Dark Sun, aired on December 30. Crunchyroll is streaming the first special. The show's second special, PERSONA 5 the Animation: Stars and Ours, aired in March. The anime's 11th home video release, which will ship on May 29 in Japan, will include both PERSONA 5 the Animation: Dark Sun and an unaired episode.

Sources: Persona Super Live P-Sound Street 2019 ~Q-ban Theater e Yōkoso~ Day 2 livestream, Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers game's website

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