According to ATLUS, Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers will launch for PlayStation 4 and Switch on February 20, 2020, in Japan. Additionally, there’s going to be a Treasure Box edition as well which includes some goodies.
What’s Persona 5 Scramble About? DLC?
This Persona spinoff will bring a completely new story set after the events of Persona 5. Also, the game is a collaborative effort between the Persona Team at ATLUS and Koei Tecmo’s Omega Force. Do you want a summary of the game’s story? This is what happens according to the game’s website.
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…
The game will also allow players to take on the role of Joker. However, he’s not alone. Why? because you’ll be able to play as the Phantom Thieves as well! Switch up characters to fight as the situation calls for it. Then, run through the cities full of Shadows with dynamic, Persona-summoning action.
Additionally, the game will launch with a special DLC pack which includes the BGM from the Persona series. That’s right, you can jam to the battle music from previous Persona games while you fight in Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers. The DLC includes the following background music:
- “Standard Battle (Refine Version)” Revelations: Persona (PS1)
- “A Lone Prayer” – Persona (PSP)
- “Standard Battle Music” – Persona 2: Eternal Punishment (PSP) & Innocent Sin (PSP)
- “Mass Destruction” – Persona 3
- “Wiping All Out” – Persona 3 Portable
- “Reach Out to the Truth” – Persona 4
- “Time to Make History” – Persona Golden
P5S Game Editions Information
Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers will have multiple editions. The Standard Edition of the game will cost 8,800 yen. If you ever wanted to see how the box art would look like. Here’s the sneak peek you need:
The juicier version of this game will be the Treasure Box Edition. It’s a massive package full of goodies for you to enjoy, including:
- A copy of the game
- Newly-illustrated special box
- Artbook (48 pages)
- 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 Satchel
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).
We’re not done yet! ATLUS revealed the official trailer for Persona 5 Scramble. If you’re pumped and can’t wait anymore, have a look at it here:
What do you think about Persona 5 Scramble? Do you think this is a great addition to the Nintendo Switch library? Are you ready to play as the Phantom Thieves? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.