Skipping the opening animation which will be shown tomorrow, Gatchman showed off the start of the action RPG developed in collaboration between Atlus and Koei Tecmo’s Omega Force. The game begins 6 months after the events of Persona 5, with the protagonist returning to Yongen-Jaya and Cafe Leblanc to meet his friends.
Using a new smartphone app called “Emma,” a virtual assistant artificial intelligence, Joker, Ryuji Sakamoto, and Morgana find themselves in a parallel world called “Jail” in Shibuya, and the story jumps off from there.
The live stream was the penultimate update for the consecutive days of Persona 5 Scramble news, with the days consisting of the following:
- January 9: PV02 preview trailer
- January 10: Morgana Travelling Newsletter #4: Okinawa
- January 11: 2-hour Let’s Play from the start of the game by Gatchman
- January 12: Opening animation
Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers will be released for the PS4 and Nintendo Switch on February 20, 2020 in Japan.