After a leak final week that exposed its Western launch date and trailer, Persona 5 Strikers has been formally introduced and its February 2021 launch date has been confirmed. The sport is a continuation of the story that concluded within the unique Persona 5 (not Royal) and sees the return of its forged of characters within the Phantom Thieves together with some new faces. It is also an action-RPG musuo-style tackle the normal Persona formulation, as its being developed by Omega Power, the studio behind the Dynasty Warriors video games and several other different variations (resembling Fire Emblem Warriors and Hyrule Warriors).
Persona 5 Strikers maintains its party-based dynamic in fight and elemental affinities together with some Persona emblems like all-out assaults, persona talents, spell casting, and its lavish artwork fashion. Strikers additionally consists of the social simulation aspect of issues as you will get discover cities throughout Japan (and past Tokyo this time) and spend time together with your fellow Phantom Thieves. We obtained hands-on with the Japanese demo earlier this yr and you may watch our impressions and gameplay within the video under.
Like the unique RPG, Strikers will embrace Japanese and English audio with the return of the unique voice casts. New characters become involved within the combine, resembling a detective from Kyoto named Zenkichi Hasegawa and mysterious lady from the metaverse named Sophia, and turn into playable characters in addition to, which might be seen within the pre-release supplies from the Japanese model.
Two variations of the sport might be out there; the digital deluxe version provides gamers early entry to the total model of the sport on February 19, 2021 whereas the usual version launches on February 23, 2021. Together with attending to play the sport 4 days early, the digital deluxe model comes with bonus content material like a digital artbook, the soundtrack with over 40 songs, behind the scenes movies, Persona legacy soundtracks for the sport (Persona 1 by way of 4 Golden), and in-game objects. Bodily variations from GameStop embrace a pin and Steelbook copies might be out there at Finest Purchase for the Change model.
This would be the first time a Persona 5 sport releases on Nintendo Change and PC (by way of Steam), and the PS4 model might be backwards appropriate for PS5. Atlus has been making a push to port its video games to PC as we have seen with Persona 4 Golden earlier this yr and Catherine again in 2019.
For extra on Persona 5 Strikers, remember to learn my impressions of the action-RPG combat system and the way it’s a terrific match for the collection primarily based on my time with the Japanese demo. You also needs to be excited for extra Persona music as Strikers will function remixes of unique songs and new tracks, too–I even stated that “The Last Surprise” remix in P5S might be better than the original song. You can even take a look at the official Western reveal trailer under.
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