- Also Known As
- Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers
- Number of Players
- 1 (Single Player)
- Release Date
- 20th Feb 2020
- 23rd Feb 2021
- 23rd Feb 2021
- Also Available On
- Controller Support
- Feature Support
- Official Site
Honour among Phantom Thieves
Republished on Wednesday 29th December, 2021: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of January 2022's PS Plus lineup. The original text follows. Before we get started, let's make one thing clear: Persona 5 Strikers is a direct sequel to Persona 5. It is not the kind of action game...
Persona 5-2 in all but name, it's been confirmed Persona 5 Strikers has sold two million units worldwide. It's unclear whether PS Plus redemptions from January 2022 count towards the milestone, but producer Daisuke Kaneda is still pleased with the achievement. On the Persona Channel, he said: "This work P5S was released on February 20,...
How the tables turn
SEGA recently disclosed its latest sales data, and the report makes for a fairly interesting read — especially when it comes to Persona. The property now sits at 15.5 million units sold worldwide, which means that it's moved around 500,000 additional units since this time last year. The headline here, though, is that Persona 5...
Atlus has released the full Persona 5 Royal and Persona 5 Strikers soundtracks on Spotify, much to the joy of game music fans everywhere. Both are lengthy albums — well over an hour each — and they sport some of the absolute best boss battle themes in modern gaming. Absolute must-listens. These soundtracks follow in the...
PS Plus games ready to roll on PS5 and PS4
New year, new PlayStation Plus games. Sony is kicking off 2022 with a pretty stellar selection of software across PS5 and PS4, and the trio of titles are rolling out right now. The new PS Plus lineup is live now in Europe, and will be arriving in other major regions very shortly. As a reminder, this month...
Plus or minus?
We're of the mind that 2022 is off to a good start — at least in terms of PlayStation Plus games. But as always, we want to know what you lot think. Just to recap, subscribers get new space-faring, bug-splatting release Deep Rock Galactic alongside stylishly rough racer DiRT 5 on both PS5 and PS4. Persona 5 Strikers is the icing on...
2021 was yet another good year for role-playing games on PlayStation. Granted, a lot of them were actually PS5 re-releases, but there were still plenty of top quality titles to go around. As decided by the Push Square editorial team, these are the best RPGs of 2021. Bronze Trophy: Persona 5 Strikers: Persona 5 Strikers is often...
A strong start
January 2022's PS Plus games have been officially revealed, and it's safe to say that Sony is starting the year off with a bang. As is becoming the natural order of things, this is the same lineup that was leaked one week ago. Here's what we've got: DIRT 5 (PS5, PS4) Deep Rock Galactic (PS5, PS4) Persona 5 Strikers (PS4) Ag
Fit for a gallery
Gee whiz, 2021 brought us some visually stunning video games. As such, we wanted to highlight the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 titles that truly widened our eyes over the last 12 months. Selected by the Push Square editorial team, these are our picks for the best overall art direction of 2021 — taking art style, animation,...
Play it again, Sam
If there’s one thing to always look forward to at the end of the year, it’s lists. As sure a thing as death and taxes, countdown lists may just be one of the most fun inevitabilities out there. The one offer this time is a glimpse at some of the best PlayStation music we heard in 2021. While it’s impossible to touch upon...
Our individual Game of the Year articles allow our lovely team of writers to share their own personal PS5 and PS4 picks for 2021. Today, it's the turn of reviewer Brett Posner-Ferdman. 5. Persona 5 Strikers: The Phantom Thieves of Hearts are back, and better than ever! Going into 2021, Persona 5 Strikers was easily one of my most...
Looking for some rest and relaxation, the Phantom Thieves set out to begin their road trip, until a ruthless Kyoto detective enlists their help investigating a series of strange cases occurring across Japan... otherwise, he'll arrest Joker. As they dig deeper into the mystery, they discover another realm where innocent people are being jailed and forced to forfeit their hearts' desires by the whims of its ruler. In typical Phantom Thieves style, they're going to use everything they've got to liberate the imprisoned, return their hearts, and strike back against the corruption in their most explosive fight yet!