The game will launch in the West on March 31. The English/Chinese version launched in Asia outside Japan on February 20. Persona 5 Royal launched for the PS4 in Japan on October 31, 2019.
Persona 5 Royal will include all DLC from the original Persona 5 game. The Launch Edition of the game will include a Steelbook case and a PS4 theme. The game will also have a Phantom Thieves Edition, which will include a Joker mask with stand, collector’s box, art book, soundtrack, Steelbook, and PS4 theme. New DLC bundles will include a Kasumi costume bundle, battle bundle, and Persona bundle.
Persona 5 Royal features the new character Yoshizawa Kasumi (CV. Amamiya Sora in Japanese) and the new confidant character Maruki Takuto (CV. Hino Satoshi in Japanese). Additionally, the game reveals the untold third school semester and has new school life and phantom life content. New features also include Status Assist, more songs, and enhanced graphics with PlayStation 4 Pro support. The game will feature subtitles in English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish — a first for the Persona game franchise.
Persona 5 shipped for the PS4 and PS3 in Japan in September 2016. The game shipped in North America in April 2017 after a delay. It features animation sequences from Production I.G.