After releasing in Japan back in October last year, Persona 5 Royal is finally nearly here for the West. Persona 5 Royal is also the first mainline Persona game to see an official release in India. Persona 5 Royal is releasing in the West with multiple physical and digital editions and Atlus West has even allowed for the West to get a plethora of DLC for free on launch day. Here’s everything you need to know about the enhanced and upgraded version of one of the best RPGs of the generation.

What is Persona 5 Royal?

Persona 5 Royal is an updated and enhanced release of Persona 5 with lots of new content, quality of life enhancements, improvements to game flow, and new characters.

Will Persona 5 Royal be available as DLC for the base game?

Persona 5 Royal will not be available as DLC and it is a standalone purchase.

Persona 5 Royal vs Persona 5 what’s the difference?

Persona 5 Royal is an enhanced and updated version of Persona 5 with new story content, new characters, new gameplay mechanics, combat improvements, visual improvements, and a lot of quality of life improvements. It has enough new content and improvements to make it worth your time even if you played the original to completion. For newcomers, this is the definitive version of Persona 5.

Is the new content in Persona 5 Royal only at the end?

No, Persona 5 Royal is more like Persona 4 Golden where upgrades, improvements, and enhancements are seen throughout the game with new content being introduced to players at a steady pace. The new content additions all flow very well and the overall package feels very natural. There have been changes to the flow and structure of palaces with Joker being able to use a new grappling hook. Kasumi is a new party member introduced and Persona 5 Royal has new endings as well.

Persona 5 Royal release date

The Persona 5 Royal release date is March 31 for North America, Europe, India, Australia, and more.

Persona 5 Royal download size

While the Japanese download size for Persona 5 Royal is 30.59GB, the Persona 5 Royal English version download size is 37.78GB. This includes dual audio and all subtitle options.

Persona 5 Royal price

Persona 5 Royal is priced at $59.99 in USA and Rs. 3,499 in India.

Persona 5 Royal editions

Persona 5 Royal has a launch edition that includes a SteelBook and a dynamic theme, and a Phantom Thieves Edition that includes the following:

  • Persona 5 Royal
  • Soundtrack CD
  • Artbook
  • Joker mask with stand
  • SteelBook

Persona 5 Royal digital editions

There are three digital editions for Persona 5 Royal. The Persona 5 Royal standard edition includes Persona 5 Royal. The Persona 5 Royal Deluxe Edition includues the game and the Persona 5 Royal Kasumi Costume Bundle. The Persona 5 Royal Ultimate Edition includes the following:

  • Persona 5 Royal
  • Kasumi Costume Bundle
  • Persona Bundle
  • Six additional costume packs

Persona 5 Royal PS4 Pro and PS4 resolution

Persona 5 Royal has PS4 Pro support with the game running at a higher resolution than the base PS4.

Persona 5 Royal frame rate

Persona 5 Royal runs at 30fps on PS4 and PS4 Pro.

Persona 5 Royal save data bonus

If you have save data from Persona 5, you will be granted three things which you can claim from the cardboard box in your room in Persona 5 Royal. This includes Hogyoku Apple x3, Band-Ace x3, and 50,000 Yen. Make sure your copy of Persona 5 Royal matches the region for Persona 5.

Persona 5 Royal progress transfer

You cannot carry over your progress from Persona 5 to Persona 5 Royal. This isn’t a situation like Persona 3 FES where you could directly play “The Answer”. The new content and enhancements for Persona 5 Royal takes place all throughout the game from the start with changes to dungeons, interface, and even dialogue.

Persona 5 Royal dual audio

Unlike Persona 5 that required a free download, Persona 5 Royal supports both English and Japanese voice acting from the get go.

Persona 5 Royal new music

Persona 5 Royal includes a new opening, new battle theme, new music in mementos, and more in addition to music from Persona 5.

Persona 5 Royal Subtitles

Persona 5 Royal supports English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish subtitles. Subtitles are also available in cutscenes. There’s even a separate toggle for subtitles in cutscenes.

Is Persona 5 Royal coming to the Nintendo Switch?

Persona 5 Royal is releasing only on PS4 on March 31. Atlus confirmed that there are no plans to port it elsewhere on the Japanese website.

Persona 5 Royal Review

We will have a full review for Persona 5 Royal in the near future.