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Persona 5 Strikers Launches February 23, 2021 for Switch, PS4, and PC

Persona 5 Strikers Launches February 23, 2021 for Switch, PS4, and PC - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 04 December 2020 / 2,198 Views

Publisher Atlus announced Persona 5 Strikers will launch for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam in North America and Europe on February 23, 2021. 

The game is titled Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers in Japan and launched in the country on February 20 for the Switch and PS4. 

Here is an overview of the game:

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…

Scramble Action

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”

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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3 Comments
Bristow9091 (on 05 December 2020)

I wonder if they'd consider doing a PS5 release too... just because the Persona 5 logo is white and black, so would look nice on a PS5 case lol :P

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mZuzek (on 05 December 2020)

Took them long enough, looking forward to this.

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AFattyGamer (on 04 December 2020)

Should be worth the wait.

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