New Persona 5 screenshots and artwork revealed

The official website for Atlus’ forthcoming RPG, Persona 5, has been updated with brand new screenshots artwork from the game. The artwork features designs for the game’s cast of primary characters, along with their respective Personas. The game will give players the opportunity to live out a year in the life of a high school boy who gains the ability to summon facets of his psyche, also known as the aforementioned Personas.

The new character artwork for Persona 5 can be seen in the gallery below.

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The new screenshots added to the game’s official website can be seen below.

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Persona 5’s story puts players in the shoes of a 16-year-old protagonist after he is transferred to the fictional Shujin High School in Tokyo. While staying with friends of his parents, he meets up with problem child Ryuji Sakamoto, the withdrawn Ann Takamaki, art student Yusuke Kitagawa, and a talking, shape-shifting cat-like creature known as Morgana. The five form a group known as the “Phantom Thieves” with the purpose of carrying out heists, while also encountering mysterious occurrences along the way.

The game was originally slated for a 2015 release in both Japan and the US for the PS4 and PS3. However, at this year’s Tokyo Game Show in Japan, Atlus announced at that the game has now been pushed to the ‘Summer 2016’ period.

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