Persona 5 Royal is a turn-based role playing game developed by P-Studio and published by Atlus.
It is an expanded re-releases of Persona 5 with additional new content.
Titles in the Persona 5 series, including Persona 5 Royal and Persona 5 Strikers, make up 46.6 percent of total sales at 7.22 million.
The widely acclaimed RPG's PS5 version also debuted in the top 10 of the weekly Japanese retail charts with 5,000 units sold.
The universally acclaimed RPG finally arrives on other platforms. It's also available on Game Pass for the cloud, PC, and consoles.
It's a packed month for Microsoft's subscription service, with the likes of A Plague Tale: Requiem, Phantom Abyss, and more also joining.
The impossible dream comes true, at last.
With the acclaimed RPG coming to other platforms (and Game Pass) on October 21st, here's what you need to know before jumping in.
The enhanced version of the acclaimed role-playing game is out on October 21st worldwide for PS5, PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.
The widely acclaimed JRPG launches for the Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC, and PS5 in a few weeks' time.
If you want Persona 5 Royal's native PS5 version, you will have to buy it at full price, even if you already have the game on PS4.
Likely thanks to the success of the Sonic the Hedgehog movies, Sega might be looking to bring Persona, Shin Megami Tensei, and Catherine to the world of live-action shows and movies.
Atlus has announced (at long last) that in addition to Xbox and PC, the Persona series will also be headed to the Nintendo Switch.
Over 40 pieces of downloadable content will be included with the RPG when it launches for Xbox and Game Pass later this year.
The Persona series is finally going multiplat, with Xbox and PC releases recently having been confirmed, but it seems there's more in the pipeline that hasn't yet been announced.
Atlus has confirmed in a recently sent out press release that in addition to Xbox and Game Pass, the Persona series is also headed to PlayStation and Steam.
All three titles will be available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. Persona 5 Royal will be the first to launch on October 21st.
Various reports and leaks point towards Persona 3, Persona 4 Golden and Persona 5 Royal being at the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase today.
A leak claims that a new Persona 5 spinoff focusing on the character Goro Akechi is in the works, though it allegedly won't be an RPG.
Legendary composer Shoji Meguro leaves Atlus after over 26 years at the company, and will now be working as an independent freelancer.
The Persona series has sold over 15 million copies worldwide over its lifetime according to a recent fiscal report from Atlus.
Atlus' beloved RPG could be headed to Xbox at long last.
Shin Megami Tensei has passed 17 million in its lifetime.
Total sales for the series stand at 13 million units worldwide.
The company did overall see net losses, however.
The Phantom Thieves have stolen a lot of hearts, it seems.
How the previous protagonist was portrayed played a part in how Royal was revisited.
UPDATE: Sega have stated that the listing was made in error.
Call of Duty is still the top dog, however.
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The Phantom Thieves get high praise.
Atlus' anthem to the spirit of youthful rebellion and change has never been better.
One more trailer featuring the Phantom Thieves arrives before the RPG's launch.
Here's everything you need to know before delving back into the world of the Phantom Thieves.
New content like the Thieves Den is also showcased.
A long look at the game's English localization.
Other new releases like New Sakura Wars and Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 also underperformed.
French, Spanish, and more join the list of possible subtitles.
Those in the west get a break on all that DLC.
The RPG's western release date has been confirmed.
Persona 5 Royal has topped 400,000 units shipped in Japan till date.
As per a couple of leaks.
The rating comes with an addition for violence.
In typical Atlus fashion, we get an announcement of an announcement.
Get costumes and battle familiar faces from the past.
Switch's hardware sales also see a massive boost.
The launch trailer comes in the form of an animated short.
Famitsu's rated the JRPG lower than the original Persona 5.
More things can happen in the iconic waiting room.
The new character gets a spotlight.
The game clocks in at just over the original release's size.
Jose is a mysterious new character in the game's labyrinth.
The new mode will rewatch cutscenes and other parts of the game.
Lots of material will come with the post-launch DLC.
A new interview may have given us an idea of when the game's western date is.
A new part of Mementos is dark but rewarding.
Get a look at the game's beginning moments.
Haru and Akechi's new material get a spotlight.
The Newcomer Preparation Special is meant for new players getting into the series.
Get a look at the challenging new battles.
Get a look at the updated opening for the RPG.
Fafnir is famous for appearing previous Shin Megami Tensei titles.
Dance moves, new scenes with Caroline and Justine, and more showcased.
Get a look at some new costumes and an updated mechanic.
The game will see substantial new material.
The event will include a concert and live gameplay.
Takuto Maruki is a popular new counselor in the expanded re-release.
We finally have an idea of when the JRPG will see release outside Japan.
Get a look at tons of new information with new screens.
Hey, you look pretty tired.
A new trailer shows off a lot of new material.
A host of new screens show off some of the game's new content.
New interactions and scenes with the other Phantom Thieves also showcased.
The late game cast member gets reintroduced.
A live stream focused on the game will come next month.
These foes counter-attack with each attack you make.
New scenes, interactions with Kasumi, and more also showcased.
The perfect student gets an introduction trailer.
The third tier Personas get shown for some characters.
Get to the next level with new Persona forms.
Get a look at guns and gold.
It's always showtime somewhere.
Crazy like a fox.
Some new things for an old favorite.
The clock hasn't struck midnight just yet for this Cinderella.
Teaching an old dog some new tricks.
Get a look at some alterations to the base gameplay.
A new voice among many familiar ones.
You can buy it again at a reduced rate.
Is it coming to the Swi-? No. No, it isn't.
Check out Kasumi's Persona "Cendrillion" in action along with her all-out attack.
Old confidants get some new activities.
Some new content on display for the enhanced re-release.
Kichijoji is looking like a lively new addition.
We get to see some early meetings between Joker and the new girl.
The visit is part of the added third semester in the updated title.
Looking good, Joker!
The third semester being added to the game promises to be a very substantial one.
That is very encouraging to hear.
The greatly expanded re-release of Persona 5 is out later this year in Japan.
You'll be able to catch the Persona 5 R and S reveals live.
Just announce the damn games so all this speculation can end.
More information will be revealed on April 24th at the Persona Super Live concert.
A new Persona 5-related announcement is right around the corner.
Atlus will be revealing new info on "new projects" in three months.
It doesn’t seem like Atlus will be done with the Persona 5 universe any time soon.
Whatever Persona 5R is, we are on the cusp of an official announcement, it sounds like.
If so, could it be for the Nintendo Switch?
Persona 5: Dancing Through Tokyo, heck yeah.