Atlus and Arc System Works have released a new trailer for the upcoming re-release of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax which is coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Windows PC via Steam on March 17th, 2022. The trailer showcases the casts of Persona 4 and Persona 3 as they take to the stage in frenetic combat, replete with stylish combos aplenty. Check it out below!
Atlus has confirmed that the re-release will contain all of the previously-released content for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax including 21 playable characters, its original story, and the option to switch between Japanese or English audio.
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax was originally released in 2014 on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and in select Japanese arcades as a continuation of Persona 4 Golden and Persona 3, acting as a sequel and climax to both of their respective stories. It shed the RPG lineage of its predecessors and took on the mantle of an arena-based fighting game, developed by renonwed developer Arc System Works, famous for the Guilty Gear and BlazBlue series’.
As someone who has had more than a passing fling with fighting games in the past, I personally love Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. It is one of my favourite fighters for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 era of gaming, and the countless hours spent with it were sublime. It fuses ridiculously stylish visuals with a combat system that is both easy to pick up and brutally hard to master, as all fighting games should be. (Koromaru is the best boy! Awoo!)
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