Atlus Releases Persona 5 Royal Media Distribution Guidelines

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Persona 5 Velvet Room attendants guarding the protagonist's prison cell.

Atlus has released streaming and media distribution guidelines for Persona 5 Royal ahead of it’s release on modern platforms.

As with the previous guidelines, the ones for the upcoming release includes details on the dissemination of potential spoilers for the game, as well as the distribution guidelines for video and live streaming.

As with the initial release of Persona 5 Royal, Atlus request that users do not stream later parts of the game. Atlus West’s guidelines request that users do not post footage from December 12th until the ending, whilst Atlus Japan’s request that users do not post footage from December 24th.

The initial release of Persona 5 Royal prohibited users from streaming from December 24th until the ending.

The guidelines also prohibit streaming the game prior to the launch on October 21, 2022.

Persona 5 Royal Video & Livestreaming Guidelines

Persona 5 Royal is almost here! We’ve prepared a short guide for players looking to livestream or post video content of the game upon release.

As a basic rule, streaming and gameplay of Persona 5 Royal will be allowed once the game is officially available in your region. We strongly prohibit video recording and livestreaming of the game prior to its global launch on October 21, 2022.

We also ask that you do not upload background music tracks, or stream with the specific purpose of distributing the music of Persona 5 Royal.

We hope that you enjoy Persona 5 Royal!

Streaming Guidelines

Since Persona 5 Royal is a worldwide release, we ask that players include a spoiler warning in their video titles or descriptions, so that all users can enjoy the story at their own pace. Please respect your fellow players and be mindful of the content you post.

However, to allow as many users as possible to enjoy Persona 5 Royal, we ask that you refrain from posting the following segment of the game: From December 12th to the ending.

We also ask that you do not upload background music tracks, or stream with the specific purpose of distributing the music of Persona 5 Royal.

To allow for distribution and streaming, please include the proper copyright:

©ATLUS ©SEGA

※If the “©” mark is unusable, “(C)” can be used instead.

We hope that you enjoy Persona 5 Royal!

Additional Information

Persona 5 Royal Release Times】

Japan: October 20, 2022 (Thu) 00:00 AM JST

North America: October 20, 2022 (Fri) 00:00 AM ET

EU/EMEA: October 21, 2022 (Fri) 05:00 AM UTC

【Precautions】

1) Please do not re-record or distribute another user’s playthrough video.

2) Please do not distribute the music data, such as BGM tracks, or stream with the specific purpose of distributing the music.

3) Please refrain from requiring compensation to watch the recorded/livestreamed content, as this will be considered for-profit. However, if secondary income is generated as part of the online service through uploading/ livestreaming a video (e.g. Youtube Partner Program), that will not be considered for-profit.

4) Please do not slander any third-party users or organizations during any videos or livestreams.

5) Please do not engage in any illegal or illicit activities, or activities that may be considered inappropriate for the public, during any videos or livestreams, including:

– Any acts that jeopardizes the safety or intending functions of any product or service provided by the company

– Tools and services that allows for cheats, cracking, improper access and modification, as well as circumvention of restrictions placed on the backend side.

6) Should the company reach out to you directly, please be sure to immediately make the video in question unavailable for the public to view. There may be instances where the company will deem certain videos/ livestreams as inappropriate, in these cases, we ask for your cooperation and understanding when we ask to have these videos removed. There may also be instances where we may unfortunately not be at liberty to disclose the specific details as to why a certain takedown request must be issued.

7) The company also does not guarantee that posting or recording a video/ livestream does not infringe upon the copyright of any third-party individuals or organization. Any legal disputes that occur as a result of videos or livestreams involving our content must be handled directly between the uploader and third-party individual or organization. The company will not financially compensate anyone for any losses incurred as part of any such dispute.

— Persona Channel, Atlus