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 diversifications (similar to Fireplace 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 contains the social simulation aspect of issues as you may get discover cities throughout Japan (and past Tokyo this time) and spend time together with your fellow Phantom Thieves. We bought hands-on with the Japanese demo earlier this 12 months and you may watch our impressions and gameplay within the video beneath.
Like the unique RPG, Strikers will embrace Japanese and English audio with the return of the unique voice casts. New characters get entangled within the combine, similar to a detective from Kyoto named Zenkichi Hasegawa and mysterious woman from the metaverse named Sophia, and turn into playable characters in addition to, which could be seen within the pre-release supplies from the Japanese model.
Two variations of the sport can be out there; the digital deluxe version offers 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 via four Golden), and in-game objects. Bodily variations from GameStop embrace a pin and Steelbook copies can be out there at Greatest Purchase for the Change model.
You’ll spend time in new areas like Okinawa in Persona 5 Strikers.
This would be the first time a Persona 5 recreation releases on Nintendo Change and PC (through Steam), and the PS4 model can be backwards suitable for PS5. Atlus has been making a push to port its video games to PC as we have seen with Persona four Golden earlier this 12 months and Catherine again in 2019.
For extra on Persona 5 Strikers, remember to learn my impressions of the action-RPG fight system and the way it’s a fantastic match for the collection based mostly 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 mentioned that “The Final Shock” remix in P5S is likely to be higher than the unique tune. You can even try the official Western reveal trailer beneath.
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