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Don the mask of Joker and join the Phantom Thieves in this expanded version of Atlus' acclaimed RPG adventure.


Persona 5 Royal

  • PS4
  • Release Date: Out Now
  • Genre: Role-Playing Game
  • Publisher: SEGA
  • Developer: Atlus

    Game overview

    Rejoin the Phantom Thieves in a massively expanded and reworked version of the critically-lauded RPG.

    Expanding on the original 2017 release, Persona 5 Royal comes packed with new characters, confidants, story and locations, and a new grappling hook mechanic for stealthy access to never-before-seen areas.

    Explore Tokyo, unlock new Personas - demons from within the dream-like dungeons that will fight for you - customise your personal Thieves Den, discover a newly added story arc, cutscenes, alternate endings and more.

    Persona 5 Royal retain is signature visual style, while award-nominated composer Shoji Meguro also returns with an all-new soundtrack. 


    Key features

    Deep, emotive story

    Meet with dozens of characters in a vast interconnected story with optional storylines, dialogue and decisions to be uncovered everywhere.

    Sprawling dungeons

    Journey deep into the dark heart of humankind as you explore themed dungeons representing the twisted hearts and minds of your enemies.

    Stylish combat

    Assemble an all-star team and battle all manner of deranged creatures - even convince them to join you - as you seek to uncover the heart of each dungeon.


    Meet the Phantom Thieves of Hearts

    Join the band of Persona users as they fight to create a better world by stealing the hearts of wicked adults.


    The silent protagonist of this adventure and a second-year transfer student at the Shujin Academy.

    Beneath his quiet demeanour is a determined trickster leading the rebellious Phantom Thieves on their mission to reform corrupt people’s hearts.

    Kasumi Yoshizawa

    Kasumi is an athletic girl enrolling Shujin Academy at the same time as Joker. She is known for her background as an award-winning rhythmic gymnast, and Shujin’s administration has high hopes for her future.


    A curious cat-like creature who teams up with Joker after being rescued from a dungeon. Despite suffering from amnesia, he insists that he’s not a cat and is determined to uncover his origins with the help of the Phantom Thieves.

    Ann Takamaki

    Ann is Joker’s classmate and a kind-hearted girl struggling to fit in with her peers due to her unique looks. She spent most of her time by herself before joining the group but is very outgoing and chatty around her friends.

    Ryuji Sakamoto

    A bit rough around the edges and seen as a troublemaker after an incident got him kicked off the track team. Ryuji is an energetic boy with a strong sense of justice who will always try his best to help people in need.

    Yusuke Kitagawa

    An eccentric art student at Kosei High School who was raised by an esteemed Japanese artist. He is constantly on the hunt for inspiration and joins the group to help people and broaden his horizon as an artist.

    Makoto Niijima

    The hard-working council president of Shujin Academy and the Phantom Thieves’ strategist. Makoto hides her vulnerable side under a no-nonsense attitude, but deep down wishes to be useful to the people around her.

    Haru Okumura

    Haru is a polite girl from an affluent family who keeps to herself as she struggles to separate friends from people leeching off her family's status. She joins the Phantom Thieves to help her break free from her subservient nature.

    Futaba Sakura

    A shy girl who does not attend school and rarely leaves her house. What Sakura lacks in social skills, she makes up for in her otherworldly programming talents. She starts opening up to others after meeting the Phantom Thieves.

    Goro Akechi

    Akechi is a friendly and charismatic high school student who works as a detective in his spare time. He is initially critical of the Phantom Thieves but starts working alongside them after a certain incident causes him to rethink his views.


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