Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - News and Features Archive

A list of news, updates, and featured articles for Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal published by Samurai Gamers.

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News and Features Archive

Persona 5 Royal - English / Chinese Version Release Date

English/Chinese Version Release Date Inadvertently Revealed (December 12, 2019)

Pre-order listings from PlayStation online stores located across Asia inadvertently revealed the possible western release date of Persona 5 Royal.

Persona 5 Royal - Famitsu Article Teased New Features and Confidants

Famitsu Article Teased New Features and Confidants (October 29, 2019)

One of the latest articles on famitsu showcased new elements and confidants in Persona 5 Royal. Details include new events, tips, and teases new bonds.

Persona 5 Royal - Persona 5 Scramble Takes Place After Persona 5

Persona 5 Scramble Takes Place After Persona 5 (October 25, 2019)

Persona 5 Scramble’s story is set after the events of Persona 5, as seen in the trailer. The video also features new characters and gameplay for the upcoming title.

Game is 100 Hours Long, According to Famitsu (October 25, 2019)

Japanese video game magazine Famitsu’s review of Persona 5 Royal reveals that the upcoming game is 20 hours longer than the original title.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Straight Flush Limited Edition PS4 Console Models and Controllers

Straight Flush Limited Edition PS4 Models (October 23, 2019)

Breakdown of the different Persona 5 Royal Straight Flush Limited Edition console and wireless controller designs available in Japan.

Dartslive Collaboration Event (October 24, 2019)

The Dartslive x Persona 5 Royal collaboration event began on October 23rd, 2019 in Japan, just a little over a week before the game’s release.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Latest Famitsu Highlighted P5R Game Overview and Launch Day DLC

Latest Famitsu Scan Summarized Persona 5 Royal’s Overview, New Features, and Launch Day DLC (October 24, 2019)

Details and summary of Persona 5 Royal’s latest feature from Weekyl Famitsu #1612, including new information about the title’s launch day DLC.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - New Mementos Missions

New and Updated Features in Mementos (October 23, 2019)

A summary of new and updated features for Persona 5 Royal’s Mementos based on pre-release trailers and gameplay demos.

New and Updated Confidant Features (October 23, 2019)

Persona 5 Royal’s trailers and promotional videos showcased interesting new features and changes to its confidant system.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Okumura Boss Battle Updates

New and Updated Features in P5R’s Palaces (October 22, 2019)

A summary of new and updated features made in Persona 5 Royal’s palaces based on pre-release trailers and gameplay demos.

New Details Revealed in TV Commercial (October 22, 2019)

Atlus released a new TV Commercial which gives a glimpse of new features. The video was posted on yesterday, October 21, 2019.

Costumes and Outfits Revealed So Far (October 21, 2019)

Costumes made up a bulk of the DLC in Persona 5. Persona 5 Royal also introduces its own set of DLC costumes.

What are Ishi? (October 21, 2019)

Various trailers for Persona 5 Royal featured new mysterious items called “ishi” that can be exchanged for rare items.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Kasumi Yoshizawa

What We Know About Kasumi So Far (October 21, 2019)

Kasumi Yoshizawa joins as the new member of the Phantom Thieves. Here, we summarize Kasumi’s background, persona, and confidant.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Kasumi Enters the Scene

New Features in P5R’s Prologue (October 21, 2019)

We analyzed Persona 5 Royal’s prologue sequence and identified elements that were added and changed in the expansion title.

Details on New Kyouma Enemies (October 18, 2019)

Persona 5 Royal will feature a stronger variant of shadows called “kyouma” that players will encounter while exploring the game’s various palaces.

New Combat Features (October 18, 2019)

New elements in Persona 5 Royal’s combat system were revealed in various trailers and promotional footage.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Japan Launch Livestream

P5R’s Japan Launch Event Details Revealed (October 18, 2019)

Atlus Japan finalized the details for Persona 5 Royal’s launch event on October 30th. The event includes a variety of content, including new live gameplay.

Persona 5 Royal's Third Tier Personas

Third Tier Persona Unveiled (October 17, 2019)

Breakdown of the unveiled third-tier personas in Persona 5 Royal. These personas are third forms of the initial personas gained by the Phantom Thieves

Currently Revealed Showtime Attacks (October 17, 2019)

Characters in Persona 5 Royal can be paired to unleash devastating unison attacks, as seen in various trailers and official footage.

New Velvet Room Features (October 17, 2019)

New features in the Velvet Room will be introduced in Persona 5 Royal, as revealed in Morgana Report #5 and #6.

Persona 5 Royal - Kichijoji Area

Details on New Kichijoji Area (October 17, 2019)

Persona 5 Royal is set to feature a new explorable location called Kichijoji. Many new activities and stores can be found in the location.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - PlayStation 4 Theme

Playstation 4 Theme Included in Amazon Japan’s Exclusive Pre-Order Bonus (October 16, 2019)

Nearing its release, Atlus has updated with a list of pre-order bonuses including a new PS4 theme featuring all of the Phantom Thieves. The complete list of pre-order bonuses can be found on the official website.

Jose Character Details from Morgana Report #4 (October 15, 2019)

The Morgana Report #4 video introduced Jose, a new character that will provide new services not available in the original game.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Enemy Shadows and Personas

New Persona Revealed (October 15, 2019)

We listed down the new personas revealed from different trailers and gameplay videos of Persona 5 Royal. They can be acquired through negotiation or fusion.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - New Songs

New Song Titles Discovered (October 14, 2019)

A couple of new song titles included in Persona 5 Royal’s soundtrack were found to be part of NexTone’s database.

Persona 5 Royal - Haru Okumura Character Trailer

Game Installation Requirement Bigger Than Persona 5 (October 14, 2019)

An image of Persona 5 Royal’s PlayStation 4 retail display in Japan revealed the file size for the installation.

Latest Famitsu Issue Teased An Overview of My Palace (October 8, 2019)

In a post, Famitsu announced that their upcoming weekly issue will contain an overview of Persona 5 Royal’s My Palace. The article was posted on October 8th, 2019.

Persona 5 Royal - Morgana Report #5

My Palace and New DLCs featured in Morgana Report #6 (October 4, 2019)

A summary of Morgana Report #6 posted by Atlus Japan. This includes details about the “My Palace” feature and the new challenge battle and costume DLCs.

Persona 5 Royal - Kasumi Yoshizawa

Soejima Interview Possibly Revealed P5R’s Western Release Month (October 3, 2019)

An interview with the series’ character designer, Shigenori Soejima, may have inadvertently revealed March 2020 as Personal 5 Royal’s release month.

New Prologue Teased (September 30, 2019)

An introductory special live stream teased prologue gameplay for Persona 5 Royal. Several differences included design changes, improvements, and cutscenes.

Persona 5 Royal - Morgana Report #5

Morgana Report #5 Featured New Interactions and Changes in the Velvet Room (September 27, 2019)

The fifth Morgana Report was released, wherein Mona touched on a number of interactions among the Phantom Thieves and new characters.

Challenge Battles Shown at TGS (September 27, 2019)

Challenge Battles pit you against three sets of shadows in quick succession. Details on the option was released in Sega’s presentation in TGS 2019.

Persona 5 Royal - Protagonist

Hero Character Trailer Featured the Twins and More Cutscenes (August 30, 2019)

After showing Goro Akechi’s character trailer, now it’s the Hero’s turn in the spotlight. We go over the new cutscenes involving him as well as some details on his Arsene.

Takuto Maruki Character Trailer Presented New Cutscenes (August 23, 2019)

Following his debut, Atlus Japan kept up with its collection of character trailers by covering Takuto Maruki. The trailer showed a couple of interactions between guidance counselor Takuto and the students of Shujin Academy.

Persona 5 Royal - Goro Akechi

Goro Akechi Character Trailer Showcased New Cutscenes and New Outfits (August 2, 2019)

It was almost a month ago when Atlus Japan premiered Goro Akechi’s Character Trailer. Here, we break down the cutscenes and gameplay which involved Goro Akechi.

Persona 5 Royal - Morgana Report #4

Morgana Report #4 Announced New Features in Mementos Dungeon (August 2, 2019)

Morgana delivers some highlights on what’s in store in Persona 5 Royal’s Mementos Dungeon. In this report, Morgana touches on a new npc, additional game elements, and new requests.
Persona 5 Royal - Haru Okumura Character Trailer

Haru Okumura’s Character Trailer Featured Her Tag Team Attack and New Slice-of-Life Event (July 26, 2019)

Information about Haru Okumura’s Persona 5 Royal character trailer which featured her showtime tag-team attack as well as her new slice-of-life event.

P5R’s Futaba Sakura Character Trailer Introduced Cutscenes and her All-Out-Attack (July 23, 2019)

Atlus Japan launched its fourth Persona 5 Royal / P5R reveal trailer covering Futaba Sakura. The reveal trailer focuses on multiple cutscenes that revolve around the recluse and ends with a brief presentation of her all-out-attack.

Makoto Niijima Character Trailer Teased New Tag Team Attack (July 19, 2019)

Atlus Japan revealed a new character trailer for Persona 5 Royal / P5R featuring Makoto Niijima, codename: Queen. The trailer showcased new conversations and a new tag team attack

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Morgana Report 3

Morgana Report #3 Showcased New Combat Mechanics, More Activities, and Other Changes (July 12, 2019)

Morgana comes back to give us a rundown of the new mechanics in Persona 5 Royal. The report went over innovations on both inside and outside of combat.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Yusuke Kitagawa Character Reveal Trailer

More Slice-of-Life Character Moments Showcased in Yusuke Kitagawa’s P5R Character Trailer (July 10, 2019)

News about Yusuke Kitagawa’s Persona 5 Royal character trailer which featured more slice-of-life cutscenes as well as his new tag-team attack.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Ann Takamaki Character Reveal Trailer

P5R’s Ann Takamaki Character Trailer Teased New Abilities (July 8, 2019)

Atlus Japan posted their third Persona 5 Royal / P5R character reveal trailer featuring Ann Takamaki, codename: Panther. The trailer showcased her new cutscenes, tag team attack, and ability.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Cendrillon in P5R Japan Website

Phantom Thieves and Confidants Added to P5R Japan Website’s Character Page (July 4, 2019)

Atlus Japan updated their Persona 5 Royal website character page that included all of the Phantom Thieves and Confidants except for Sae Niijima.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Ryuji Sakamoto Character Reveal

Ryuji’s Character Reveal Unveiled Third Evolution Personas (June 27, 2019)

Atlus Japan shared a new character trailer for Persona 5 Royal / P5R featuring Ryuji Sakamoto, codename: Skull. The trailer unveiled third evolution personas, new character interactions, and a new tag team attack.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - New Year Event Straight Flush Limited Edition (June 25, 2019)

Details about the Straight Flush Limited Edition release of Persona 5 Royal this coming October 31, 2019 in Japan. This includes the cost and contents.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - 2nd Baton Pass Normal State New P5R New Battle Theme “Take Over” Previewed (June 24, 2019)

Atlus Japan previewed Persona 5 Royal’s new battle theme, “Take Over,” during successful ambush encounters. They also showed Baton Pass’ visual improvement.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Morgana Report 2 Morgana Report #2 Revealed New Combat and Other Features (June 14, 2019)

Some of Atlus’ information has been stolen once again by its very own Morgana! In Morgana Report #2, details on the new student, fan questions, palace, and combat were revealed.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Kasumi Yoshizawa Official English Trailer Revealed Including English Dub Voices of Kasumi and Takuto (June 11, 2019)

Atlus USA posted the official English Trailer for Persona 5 Royal. The trailer highlighted the voices behind the two new characters, Kasumi and Takuto.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Kasumi Critical Hit Atlus Japan Responded to FAQs about P5R (June 10, 2019)

Atlus Japan’s Persona Channel website posted an FAQ responding to port availability and carry over elements related to Persona 5 Royal.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Kasumi Character Reveal New Persona 5 Royal Kasumi Trailer Revealed (June 6, 2019)

Atlus released a new trailer for Persona 5 Royal through Periscope. The trailer featured the new character Kasumi Yoshizawa, including her Persona, Cendrillon.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Morgana Report 1 Morgana Report #1 Featured Additional Storyline for the Characters and New Activities in Kichijoji (May 9, 2019)

Recap of Persona 5 Royal’s Morgana Report #1 which aired last May 9, 2019. The report featured the storyline of the new and old characters as well as the activities that can be done at Kichijoji.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Possible Unison Attacks Persona 5 Royal Information Revealed (April 25, 2019)

Information on Persona 5: the Royal, set to release in Japan on October 31st, 2019. The new version will introduce new characters, locations, and features.

Persona 5 - P5S Teaser

P5S Game Project Teased for April 25, 2019 (April 3, 2019)

Details on the “P5S” teaser website reveal, including a rumor of a Nintendo Switch port of Persona 5.

Persona 5 The Royal - March 2019 Teaser

P5R Officially Revealed as ”Persona 5: The Royal” (March 25, 2019)

Details on Persona 5: The Royal teaser video, including analysis of the teased new female character.

Persona 5 - Station Square

Persona 5 Revealed As A ‘PlayStation Hits’ Title (March 24, 2019)

Details on the inclusion of Persona 5 to the ‘PlayStation Hits’ collection including, its initial release date.

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