Hello gamers and anime fans, I bring you exciting news from the world of Atlus games. You either played their games or heard of it, but Atlus is well-known for iconic games Japanese games like the Persona series and Catherine. The recent game title Persona 5 is one of the best selling games for the PS4 and PS3. According to their Twitter, Persona 5 has sold 3.2 million copies all over the world.
If you enjoyed Persona 5 and you really want more fun with the Phantom Thieves, you are in luck. It’s already announced that Atlus is releasing an updated version of Persona 5 called Persona 5 Royal in which players will be able to play the game again with new features such as new kingdoms, a third semester and new characters such as Kasumi. In Japan, this game is already out and fans are playing it. In America, fans will get this game on 2020.
Now, in today’s announcement, Atlus confirmed that Persona 5 Royal will be released on March 31st, 2020. To make it even better, fans can already pre-order this game through GameStop, Playstation store, Amazon, and Best Buy. Getting the Launched version gives gamers the steelbook case and a dynamic theme for your PS4 homescreen.
Persona is a popular game franchise that really knows how to attract RPG and anime lovers. We have the usually RPG games and we even have the dance spinoff games. Recently, Persona 5 is going to get an expansive version of the standard game with new content called Persona 5 Royal. That game won’t come out until 2020 for PS4 for Western fans. However, recently, Atlus has teased and revealed another new Persona 5 video game for PS4 and Swich. This game is called Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers. As of now, this game is only for Japan and it will be released on February 20, 2020. If there is any news for a Western release, I will keep you up to date. According to the game’s trailer, Persona 5 Scramble will be a “musou” or Dynasty Warriors game where players can control their favorite character from the Phantom Thieves and fight off multiple enemies. It is being done by Atlus and Dynasty Warriors company Koei Tecmo and developed by Omega Force who is well-known for works like The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors and Dynasty Warriors 9. The game will take place after the story of Persona 5 (not sure if Persona 5 Royal also affects this game’s story).
If this game came out for English localization, would you buy it?
Joker is not just joining Super Smash Bros Ultimate, but he and his friends are entering another game but a title belonging to their home company Atlus. Revealed in a tweet, Atlus released a game trailer of the upcoming remastered of a 2011 game called Catherine. The remastered game is going to be called Catherine: Full Body and it is going to be on the PS4. Atlus also announced that the characters from Persona 5 will be joining the game Catherine: Full Body as an add-on. Players will be able to play as Joker and have his friends cheer him on as they tackle puzzles and missions. Catherine: Full Body will be available for purchase on September 3rd and if players buy the digital deluxe edition, Joker will be in this game on day one.
I know I am late to write this out, but it’s better to be late instead of never mentioning it. Persona 5 fans will be having fun with Persona 5 again as Atlus has just revealed that Persona 5 will be getting an enhanced new version and it will content that didn’t make it in the original game that was released in 2017. The new version will have new elements and additional semester in school and it a new character will be involved with the Phantom Thieves. Her name is Kasumi and she is a transfer student who also enrolled in the same school as the protagonist Joker. According to her info, she rejects the Phantom Thieves. The game is set to be released in Japan on PS4 on October 31, but it also appear on this West in 2020.
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Move over Piranha Plant, a new fighter joins Smash.
Before we get to the meat of the news, I got some news in regards to Super Smash Bros Ultimate. Nintendo is releasing a 3.0 update for Super Smash Bros Ultimate and it is going to give gamers a whole new experience. Players can finally create stages and even share them online. Players will also be able use the Nintendo Switch online app to chat and view gamer’s videos and pictures. It will be an awesome online gaming experience and it’s going to be out on April 17th/18th.
Now let’s keep the news going and you been waiting for this for a long time. It’s been revealed that Joker from Persona 5 will also be joining in the update. In order to play as Joker, players will either have to buy separately in a DLC or as part of the Fighter Season Pass. Players will be able to use Joker and use his Rebellion powers and his persona spirit Arsene. Joining him is his stage called Mementos. This world is almost like Battlefield but the stage can alter its appearance and the colors can change based on the music being played. Music from Persona 5, 4, and 3 will be included in the game and it will affect the colors of the world. Persona costumes will be added for your custom Mii. Last but not least, Super Smash Bros Ultimate will also be adding spirits based on Persona characters.
If you like the video game and the anime, I got something for manga readers. It’s been confirmed by Viz Media that they got the license to publish the manga adaptation of the hit JRPG game Persona 5. The manga is set to be released in winter 2020.