Following the leak a few days ago, Atlus West has officially announced the western version of Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers, simply titled Persona 5 Strikers.
We’ll finally be able to play the localization on February 23, 2021, for PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam. The Japanese version came exclusively for PS4 and Switch, so the PC version is brand new for the west.
Below you can enjoy the official trailer and a few screenshots.
The western version of the game developed by Koei Tecmo as a sequel of the original Persona 5 will include both Japanese and English voice-overs.
It’ll also come with subtitles in English, French, Italian, Spanish, and German on consoles while the Steam version will have feature English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Japanese, Korean, and Traditional Chinese.
Pre-orders will be available on on Dec. 10 at 4:00 pm PST.
If you’re unfamiliar with Persona 5 Strikers, you can read an official description below.
Persona 5 Strikers takes players on an epic road trip with the Phantom Thieves, where they strike back against the corruption overwhelming cities across Japan. A summer vacation with close friends takes a sudden turn as a distorted reality emerges; reveal the truth and redeem the hearts of those imprisoned at the center of the crisis!
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.
If you want to learn more of the game, you can enjoy the latest Japanese trailer, some really neat gameplay, a trailer focusing on the hero, one featuring Sophia, one showing Ryuji, one dedicated to Morgana, one featuring Ann, another starring Yusuke, one focusing on Haru, anoyther starring Makoto, one showing off Sendai, one focusing on Sapporo, one showing Okinawa, an earlier trailer, a few TV commercials focusing on the various locations of the game, the first screenshots alongside story and gameplay details, a second batch focusing once more on Sophia and Joker, a third showcasing Ann, Morgana, and Ryuji, and a fourth focusing on Makoto, Yusuke, Futaba, and Haru.