Fans of the Persona franchise are absolutely psyched for the multi-platform re-release of Persona 5 Royal on October 21, 2022. Are you one of them?
Originally released in October 2019 in Japan, and March 2020 for the rest of the world, this RPG created by Atlus revolves around a group of vigilante high schoolers who have dubbed themselves the Phantom Thieves of Hearts and traverse the Metaverse, a metaphysical realm where subconscious human desires take on physical – and sometimes dangerous – properties. There, they work to remove malevolent intent from people’s hearts.
They each have unlocked the power of a Persona, physical manifestations of their psyche and subconscious used for combat. This revamp of the original game adds a bunch of new features that are sure to delight players, like all new bosses, an extra semester to explore, and the introduction of Violet, the newest member of the Phantom Thieves.
Now, nearly two years after its global release, fans new and old can enjoy this beloved game on a number of platforms; Nintendo Switch, the Playstation 5, the Xbox One, the Xbox Series X/S, and on Windows PCs.
To help get you in the right frame of mind to delve into the fabulous and psychologically stimulating game that has received universal acclaim and stands out as the franchise’s best seller, we’ve compiled some amazing artwork featuring the P5 Royal Phantoms Thieves who’ve stolen the hearts of fans worldwide. Take a peek at the illustrations below.