The beta for the game includes an “Item Shop” where various customization options are available for purchase using in-game currency. One of these options involves alternate colors for the playable characters, and the colors for the Persona 4 Arena cast are references to Persona 5.
The beta includes four playable characters from P4A, and the references to Persona 5 are the following:
- Yu Narukami & Izanagi = Ren Amamiya & Arsene
- Yosuke Hanamura & Jiraiya = Ryuji Sakamoto & Captain Kidd
- Chie Satonaka & Tomoe = Makoto Niijima & Johanna
- Yukiko Amagi & Konohana Sakuya = Ann Takamaki & Carmen
BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle will release for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC in Japan on May 31, 2018, in North America on June 5, 2018 and in Europe in Summer 2018.