Pre-orders begin Thursday, December 10
Persona 5 fans have been eagerly awaiting the day that ATLUS would finally announce a Western release of the Musou-style game molded in the Phantom Thieves’ likeness, and it looks like the wait is finally over; Persona 5 Strikers is officially on its way. This also confirms the earlier rumor that ATLUS had accidentally leaked their trailer a wee bit sooner than intended.
Known as Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers in Japan, Persona 5 Strikers is an all-new P5 adventure that will see the Phantom Thieves striking back against corruption across different cities in Japan. For more information, you can check out the official list of key features below.
New story and sights – Persona 5 Strikers features a deep story campaign and thrilling combat that makes for a true Persona experience. Visit 6 different cities across Japan, cook tantalizing regional recipes, and lend a helping hand to those in need; then fight against the Shadows to uncover the source of the corruption within the Metaverse dungeons. Jump into the story whether you are a newcomer to the series or a longtime fan!
Fight with Style – Attack enemies in the hybrid battle system that fuses explosive action-combat with pause-and-plan sequences to decide your next strategic move. Gain an advantage over your enemies by ambushing them, striking their elemental weaknesses to knock them down, and deal the finishing blow with an All-Out Attack!
Harness the Phantom Thieves’ full strength – All Phantom Thieves are fully playable, so utilize each character’s specific skills and summon their Personas for smooth, elegant combat! Strengthen their skills and abilities and fight with your own style. Each character has their own unique suite of wide-ranging, flashy spells and magic to clear out big hordes. Have you ever wanted to fight as a giant cat bus? Well, look no further. Persona 5 Strikers is purrfect for you.
Persona 5 Strikers is slated to release on February 23, 2021, for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam. Are you looking forward to stealing hearts once again? Let us know in the comments below!