Leading up to the release of Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers in Japan, Esquire Japan has done a series of video interviews with the game’s director, Daisuke Kanada.
The interviews are the first in a new series on video games by Esquire Japan. Also, the interviews are fully subtitled in English.
A thorough developer interview on the development process behind Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers can be read in a previous post.
1) Persona 5 Scramble Game Director Answers the Sequel / Spin-off Question, and Many More!
2) Game Director Daisuke Kanada teaches us Persona 5 Scramble’s combat system
3) Persona 5 Scramble Director Discusses Gaming Philosophy, the Power of Ideas, and More
The description for the first video states:
After reading about the whole spinoff / sequel debate online, we decided to ask him to comment himself. We hope his answer settles the debate, and more importantly gives Persona 5 fans another reason to get excited about the game’s upcoming worldwide release!
Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers is not currently announced for a western release, although trademark registrations indicate that it will likely be localized into English as Persona 5 Strikers.
Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers will be released for the PS4 and Nintendo Switch on February 20, 2020 in Japan, and on June 18, 2020 in Asia and South Korea.