Get ready to enter the arena one more time with the release of Persona 4: Arean – Ultimax. SEGA confirmed that the game is now available for Xbox 360 and PS3 in Europe. This follow-up to the 2012 original includes a whole host of new characters including Junpei Lori, Yukari Takeba, Rise Kujijawa and more. If you missed out on the original game then is latest update might be the right time to show off your skills.
In our review of the original game we praised the fighting systems, comparing them to other Ark System Works titles like Blazblue and its incorporation of RPG elements from the main series Persona titles.
Persona 4: Arena Ultimax was released in North America on September 30th 2014. Full PR text after the jump.
SEGA Europe have today launched Persona 4 Arena Ultimax for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game is available to purchase in-stores and online via the PSN and XBLA stores. Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is the follow up to the critically acclaimed Persona 4 Arena, developed by Arc Systems.
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax once again sees the cast of Persona 3 and Persona 4 teaming up to compete in the P-1 Climax, a series of battles which must be won before the world ends and to discover the mastermind behind the P-1 Climax tournament. The original cast will also be joined by a few new faces including; Junpei Lori, Yukari Takeba, Rise Kujijawa and more. However, standing in their way of winning the tournament and averting the apocalypse is the ominous presence of the dual katana-wielding Sho Minazuki and worse still, a Sho lookalike who can wield a Persona…
P4AU launched in North America on 30th September 2014 and has already enjoyed a fantastic critical reception with an 85% score on metacritic. Check out the launch trailer for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax here.