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Persona 5 Royal Game's Video Highlights Futaba Sakura

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PS4 game launches in Japan on October 31; in Americas, Europe, Asia in 2020

Atlus began streaming an introduction video for the Persona 5 Royal (Persona 5 The Royale in Japan) role-playing game on Tuesday. The video highlights the character Futaba Sakura.

The game will launch for PlayStation 4 in Japan on October 31. The game will then launch in the Americas, Europe, and Asia in 2020.

The game will feature the new character Kasumi Yoshizawa (voiced by Sora Amamiya in Japanese), and the new confidant character Takuto Maruki (voiced by Satoshi Hino in Japanese). Additionally, the game will reveal the untold third school semester and have new school life and phantom life content. New features will also include Status Assist, more songs, and enhanced graphics with PlayStation 4 Pro support.

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.

Atlus is also working with KOEI Tecmo Games' Omega-Force subsidiary on a separate new game in the franchise titled Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers. The game will be the series' first action role-playing game.

Persona 5 is inspiring a stage play in Osaka and Tokyo in December. The original game previously inspired a television anime series, two anime specials, and an unaired episode.

Source: Atlus' YouTube channel via Gematsu


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