Persona 5 Royal Gets a Western Release Date of March 2020

By Sean Carey,
Persona 5 Royal the expanded edition of 2017's Persona 5 is finally getting a western release and is coming to PlayStation 4 on March 31, 2020. Atlus has also announced a bunch of special editions and pre-order bonuses to go along with the news too.


All the original Persona 5 DLC will be free for all Persona 5 Royal players and all digital pre-orders will come with an original Persona 5 Royal Theme. The standard Persona 5 Royal edition is retailing out at $59.99.

Persona®5 Royal
Persona®5 Royal

Wear the mask. Reveal your truth.Prepare for an all-new RPG experience in Persona®5 Royal based in the universe of the award-winning series, Persona®! Don the mask of Joker and join the Phantom Thieves of Hearts. Break free from the chains of modern society and stage grand heists to infiltrate the minds of the corrupt and make them change their ways! Persona®5 Royal is packed with new characters, story depth, new locations to explore, & a new grappling hook mechanic for access to new areas. With a new semester at Shujin Academy, get ready to strengthen your abilities in the metaverse and in your daily life. Persona®5 Royal presents a unique visual style and award nominated composer Shoji Meguro returns with an all-new soundtrack. Explore Tokyo, unlock new Personas, customize your own personal Thieves Den, discover a never-before-seen story arc, cutscenes, alternate endings, and more!Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service), privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy), and the game publisher’s privacy policy.1 playerDUALSHOCK®4Online Play (Optional) Software subject to license (us.playstation.com/softwarelicense). Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy). One-time license fee for play on account’s designated primary PS4™ system and other PS4™ systems when signed in with that account.© ATLUS. © SEGA. All rights reserved.ATLUS is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. ATLUS, the ATLUS logo and PERSONA are either registered trademarks or trademarks of ATLUS Co., Ltd. or its affiliates.SEGA, Persona 5 Royal are either registered trademarks or trademarks of SEGA Holdings Co., Ltd. or its affiliates.


The Persona 5 Royal Deluxe Edition includes the game and several costume bundles including the "Persona®5 Royal Kasumi Costume Bundle”.The “Persona®5 Royal Kasumi Costume Bundle” consists of four sets of cosmetic items for Kasumi. The Deluxe Edition is retailing out at $69.99.

Persona®5 Royal Deluxe Edition
Persona®5 Royal Deluxe Edition

Persona®5 Royal Deluxe Edition includes the game and the “Persona®5 Royal Kasumi Costume Bundle”.The “Persona®5 Royal Kasumi Costume Bundle” includes 4 sets of cosmetic items for Kasumi. Wear the mask. Reveal your truth.Prepare for an all-new RPG experience in Persona®5 Royal based in the universe of the award-winning series, Persona®! Don the mask of Joker and join the Phantom Thieves of Hearts. Break free from the chains of modern society and stage grand heists to infiltrate the minds of the corrupt and make them change their ways!Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service), privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy), and the game publisher’s privacy policy.1 playerDUALSHOCK®4Online Play (Optional) Software subject to license (us.playstation.com/softwarelicense). Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy). One-time license fee for play on account’s designated primary PS4™ system and other PS4™ systems when signed in with that account.© ATLUS. © SEGA. All rights reserved.ATLUS is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. ATLUS, the ATLUS logo and PERSONA are either registered trademarks or trademarks of ATLUS Co., Ltd. or its affiliates.SEGA, Persona 5 Royal are either registered trademarks or trademarks of SEGA Holdings Co., Ltd. or its affiliates.


And for $99.99 you can pick up the Persona 5 Royal Ultimate Edition which includes the following, the “Persona®5 Royal DLC Pack”. The ''Persona®5 Royal DLC Pack'' which consists of the costume, battle, and persona DLC found in the ''Persona®5 Royal Kasumi Costume Bundle'', the ''Persona 5 Royal Battle Bundle'', and the ''Persona 5 Royal Persona Bundle''.

Persona®5 Royal Ultimate Edition
Persona®5 Royal Ultimate Edition

Persona®5 Royal Ultimate Edition includes the game and the “Persona®5 Royal DLC Pack”. The ''Persona®5 Royal DLC Pack'' includes the costume, battle, and persona DLC found in the ''Persona®5 Royal Kasumi Costume Bundle'', the ''Persona 5 Royal Battle Bundle'', and the ''Persona 5 Royal Persona Bundle''. Wear the mask. Reveal your truth.Prepare for an all-new RPG experience in Persona®5 Royal based in the universe of the award-winning series, Persona®! Don the mask of Joker and join the Phantom Thieves of Hearts. Break free from the chains of modern society and stage grand heists to infiltrate the minds of the corrupt and make them change their ways!Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service), privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy), and the game publisher’s privacy policy.1 playerDUALSHOCK®4Online Play (Optional) Software subject to license (us.playstation.com/softwarelicense). Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy). One-time license fee for play on account’s designated primary PS4™ system and other PS4™ systems when signed in with that account.© ATLUS. © SEGA. All rights reserved.ATLUS is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. ATLUS, the ATLUS logo and PERSONA are either registered trademarks or trademarks of ATLUS Co., Ltd. or its affiliates.SEGA, Persona 5 Royal are either registered trademarks or trademarks of SEGA Holdings Co., Ltd. or its affiliates.



There are also a couple of physical editions too. The Phantom Thieves Edition ($89.99) includes the game, an official Joker Mask (with stand), Collector's Box, Artbook, Soundtrack, Limited Edition Steelbook case and a Dynamic PS4 Theme. The Persona 5 Royal Launch Edition ($59.99) includes the game, a limited edition steel book case, and a Dynamic PS4 Theme.

persona 5 physical editions

All of the DLC bundles listed in the editions above will also be available for purchase, they are:

  • Kasumi Costume Bundle - $14.99
  • Battle Bundle - $9.99
  • Persona Bundle $9.99
  • DLC Bundle - $59.99
Players will don the mask of the Joker and join the Phantom Thieves of Hearts, to stage grand heists to infiltrate the minds of the corrupt. Persona 5 Royal features all of the content from Persona 5 and includes a new story arc, new characters, cutscenes, locations, alternate endings and more.

Persona 5 Royal releases 31 March, 2020.
Sean Carey
Written by Sean Carey
Hey everyone! I'm Sean. I have been writing gaming content for various outlets over the past few years while studying a degree in Journalism. I grew up on everything PlayStation — mainly Metal Gear Solid, with a brief foray into the world of Xbox. Nowadays, you'll find me mainly playing multiplayer PC games such as Mordhau, but with the recent addition of the Xbox Games Pass for PC, I'm looking forward to improving my TA Score and completion percentage!