Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers will launch for PlayStation 4 and Switch on February 20, 2020 in Japan for 8,800 yen, Atlus announced. A 13,800 yen “Treasure Box” edition will also be available.
Here are the latest details on the game, via its newly launched official website:
An Action RPG Featuring a Completely New Story
Persona 5, which has sold more than 2 .7 million copies worldwide, makes its long-awaited action RPG debut on PlayStation 4 and Switch!
This is a completely new story set after the events of Persona 5.
The game is a collaborative effort between the Persona Team and Koei Tecmo’s Omega Force.
The Phantom Thieves’ Journey Throughout Japan Begins
Half-a-year after the ending of Persona 5, the Phantom Thieves of Hearts get together for summer vacation, but get wrapped up in a new incident. Mystery cases are occurring all over Japan. Palaces, the cognitive worlds of warped adults, have returned? Donning their disguises once again, the Phantom Theives set out to resolve this new incident…
Joker is not the only protagonist of Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers—you can directly control all members of the Phantom Thieves other than the navigator. Switch up characters to fight as the situation calls for it. Run through the cities full of Shadows with dynamic, Persona-summoning action.
First-Print Purchase Bonus DLC: Persona Series Battle BGM Set
Use battle music from previous Persona series titles as the standard background music for Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers via this downloadable content. It includes the following background music:
- Revelations: Persona (PS1) – “Standard Battle (Refine Version)”
- Persona (PSP) – “A Lone Prayer”
- Persona 2: Innocent Sin (PSP) – “Standard Battle Music”
- Persona 2: Eternal Punishment (PSP) – “Standard Battle Music”
- Persona 3 – “Mass Destruction”
- Persona 3 Portable – “Wiping All Out”
- Persona 4 – “Reach Out to the Truth”
- Persona Golden – “Time to Make History”
Standard Edition (8,800 yen)
Treasure Box (13,800 yen)
- A copy of the game
- Newly-illustrated special box
- Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers art book (48 pages)
- Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers original soundtrack (45 tracks)
- Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers theme song “You Are Stronger” (lyrics by Lotus Juice, vocals by Lyn) making-of Blu-ray disc
- Morgana towel (350mm x 900mm)
- Persona Team original design sacoche
Atlus also announced it will host the first official live stream for Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers featuring live gameplay on November 4 at 20:00 JST. You will be able to watch it on YouTube and Twitter. Presenters include Chiaki Matsuzawa (MC), Mafia Kajita, Nobumichi Kumabe (Koei Tecmo Games director), and Daisuke Kaneda (Atlus producer).
Watch a new trailer below. View a set of screenshots at the gallery.