Persona 5 Royal: Release date CONFIRMED, English trailer and collector’s editions revealed


PERSONA 5 Royal fans have seen a big announcement take place today. Here’s all you need to know about the upcoming P5R reveal from Atlus.

Persona 5 Royal fans in the west have today been treated to some big release date news.

Atlus has today confirmed that Persona 5 Royal will have a release date in the west of March 31 2020.

An English language voiced trailer for Persona 5 Royal was also revealed, as were the different editions that will be available on day one.

The big Persona 5 Royal news dropped ahead of an Atlus announcement taking place at 5pm UK time today.

You can watch the new Persona 5 Royal trailer that reveals the western release date below.

Another Persona 5 Royal leak has emerged ahead of the official announcement today.

It looks like Amazon Canada may have leaked the western release date for Persona 5 Royal which is listed as March 31 2020.

As revealed in a post by Siliconera, Amazon Canada two editions of Persona 5 Royal appear to have been leaked.

One is the launch edition which comes with a steelbook case and the other is the Persona 5 Royal Phantom Thieves edition.

This colleector’s edition includes a Joker mask with a stand, a steelbook case, a soundtrack CD, an art book, a collector’s box and a PS4 theme.

These have all been leaked ahead of the Persona 5 Royal announcement that is taking place today at 5pm UK time on the official Atlus website.

Atlus are holding their big Persona 5 Royal announcement for fans in the west today.

It’s believed the western release date for Persona 5 Royal will get confirmed this afternoon by Atlus and fans will also surely be hoping for an English language trailer to drop.

The Persona 5 Royal announcement will take place at 5pm UK time on the Atlus website – clicking here will direct you to the page you need to visit.

The news comes after the Persona 5 western release date may have been leaked.

The PlayStation Store Asia listed an English language version of Persona 5 Royal as becoming available on February 20 2020.

Atlus had previously confirmed that Persona 5 Royal would be launching on the PS4 for fans in the west next year.

The PlayStation Store Asia may have leaked the Persona 5 Royal western release date ahead of Atlus’s big upcoming reveal.

On Tuesday December 3 Atlus are set to make an announcement on Persona 5 Royal for western audiences, with a countdown currently ticking down till the reveal takes place.

The news is meant to be dropping at 5pm UK time, but ahead of it the PS Store Asia may have leaked what Atlus is planning to announce.

The PlayStation Store Asia has said an English language version of Persona 5 Royal will be releasing on February 2020.

Fans will find out soon enough when Atlus makes its big Persona 5 Royal announcement tomorrow. 

Maybe the Persona developers will have another surprise up its sleeve, possibly an English voiced trailer for western audiences?

Persona 5 Royal is getting a big reveal this week, with a major announcement due to take place on the Western release date.

A countdown is currently running on the Atlus website till the start time for the Persona 5 Royal reveal.

The Persona 5 Royal news is scheduled to drop at 5pm GMT on Tuesday December 3.

For those in other regions that’s 12pm eastern time and 9am pacific time.

You will be able to watch the Persona 5 Royal announcement on the Atlus website by clicking here.

The official Atlus Twitter account teased the announcement last month.

On November 21 they tweeted: “Days until PS5 Announcement: 12”.

Alongside the tweet was an image of a Phantom Thieves calling card which said: “To all Phantom Thieves in the making in the West.

“You have 12 days until we expose the truth of Persona 5 Royal once and for all”.

The wording of the calling card seems to suggest the incoming Persona 5 news will be about the game’s western release on the PS4.

It seems likely the Persona 5 Royal release date will be announced and we could also potentially see an English voiced trailer drop.

Atlus has already confirmed Persona 5 Royal will be coming to Europe and North America in the spring, with a March release date rumoured.

Persona 5 Royal is the definitive version of P5, bringing with it new story content, locations and characters. reviewed Persona 5 back in 2016 when it was first released and were left very impressed with it, awarding it five stars out of five.

We said: “Role-playing games, by their nature, are meant to feel like you are in the shoes of another person – hence the role playing.

“And by that measure, Persona 5 is a resounding success.

“It made me feel 15 years younger – completely swept up in an altogether much cooler and romanticised version of those awkward teenage years.

“The Phantom Thieves slogan is ‘Take Your Heart’ – and they’ve truly done that with me.

“Persona 5 is a gorgeous, moving and ridiculously stylish game that is all-too-easy to get completely swept up and engrossed in.

“It’s an instant cult classic and of the best JRPGs ever made.

“If you have any interest in role-playing games, or Japanese culture – do yourself a favour and pick-it up now.”


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