Persona 5 Royal for PS4 will not support upgrades to the PS5 version

    PS4 owners must repurchase the game on PS5.

    Atlus released a new FAQ for the upcoming multiplatform release of Persona 5 Royal for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.

    In the FAQ, Atlus confirmed Persona 5 Royal does not support upgrades from the PS4 version to PS5. Currently, the PS4 version is backwards compatible on PS5. Due to the lack of upgrades, PS4 owners of Persona 5 Royal must repurchase the game for PS5 to play the latest version.

    Physical editions of Persona 5 Royal for PS5 and Switch will be available in Japan. Additionally, various Japanese retailers are preparing special pre-order bonuses with physical copies. More details will be announced at a later date. In the meantime, the FAQ is available here.

    Lastly, Persona 5 Royal releases on October 21 for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email:

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