ATLUS has begun to release a new developer video series featuring key members of the Persona 5 Tactica development team at P-Studio. The first developer video features insight from Persona 5 Tactica producer Atsushi Nomura.
Persona 5 Tactica is a new tactical RPG featuring the returning Phantom Thieves and original characters such as the revolutionary Erina and up-and-coming Diet member Toshiro. Joker and his crew will battle enemies across a variety of maps set in a outlandish realm with similarities to the Metaverse. Producer Atsushi Nomura discusses the game and his role in the latest developer diary video.
Persona 5 Tactica Developer Diary
Atsushi Nomura has been involved with Persona since development of Persona 5 Royal, and he worked as a business producer for the remastered versions of Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden. Moreover, he is the Persona 5 Tactica business producer, which involves planning and coordination of promotions for the game. Nomura notes that ATLUS received many requests in the past for a Persona strategy game, and Persona 5 Tactica was envisioned as the best opportunity to deliver on such requests. The developer goes on to explain many of the game’s mechanics and concepts.
Watch the new developer diary video below, courtesy of ATLUS.
Final Weapon’s Persona 5 Tactica preview delves into the game’s addicting gameplay loop and intriguing mechanics. We were given access to the game’s early hours to experience how Joker and the rest of the crew were thrown into a strange world that seems so familiar to them. Moreover, our preview points out some of the differences and similarities between traditional Persona gameplay and Persona 5 Tactica’s gameplay.
Pre-orders for the physical Persona 5 Tactica Launch Edition are available now for $59.99 featuring the physical game copy and Orpheus Picaro + Izanagi Picaro DLC. At GameStop, Launch Edition pre-orders include two exclusive coasters while supplies last. A Persona 5 Tactica Digital Deluxe Edition will be available for $79.99 featuring the digital game, “Repaint Your Heart” Challenge Pack, Weapon Pack, and the Picaro Summoning Pack + Raoul Persona.
Lastly, Persona 5 Tactica launches on November 17 for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Windows and Steam.