Persona 5 Strikers Announced for 23rd February 2021 Release on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Steam in the West

Following on from last weeks (intended?) leak of Persona 5 Strikers, Atlus and SEGA have today officially confirmed that the game, which was known as Persona 5 Scramble in Japan, will be making its way to Europe and North America on the 23rd February 2021 for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC (via Steam).

Persona 5 Strikers, which was known as Persona 5 Scramble in Japan, is a musou hack-and-slash styled title that sees the Phantom Thieves return once again to uncover the mytserious events taking place in Tokyo. Unlike Persona 5, or Persona 5 Royal, the game delivers is a more fast-paced and instensive combat driven experience filled with the comical charm and dialogue we have come to expect from the franchise.

Looking for some rest and relaxation, the Phantom Thieves set out to begin their road trip, until a ruthless Kyoto detective enlists their help investigating a series of strange cases occurring across Japan… otherwise, he’ll arrest Joker. As they dig deeper into the mystery, they discover another realm where innocent people are being jailed and forced to forfeit their hearts’ desires by the whims of its ruler. In typical Phantom Thieves style, they’re going to use everything they’ve got to liberate the imprisoned, return their hearts, and strike back against the corruption in their most explosive fight yet

Key Features:

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 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.

Persona 5 Strikers is expected to be released physically and digitally for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 as well as digitally on Windows PC via Steam on the 23rd February 2021. Additional information for Persona 5 Strikers, along with a breakdown of the different characters in the game, can be found on the official website.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has produced content for ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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