SEGA Europe to Publish ATLUS’ Eagerly Awaited Fighting Game in EMEA Territories
SEGA Europe Ltd and Atlus U.S.A., Inc. have today announced that Persona® 4 Arena Ultimax, the follow up to the critically acclaimed Persona 4 Arena, will be launching in Europe in November 2014. Published by SEGA Europe in EMEA territories, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax will be available as a digital download and at retail stores for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
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; Junepi Iori, Yukari Takeba, Rise Kujikawa 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 look-alike who can wield a Persona…
All playable characters will feature in their own individual story modes, revealing more about them and how they became involved in the P-1 Climax. Persona 4 Arena Ultimax also features a new Shadow type for some characters which will completely change the way they fight. This new addition offers a whole new level of depth to the fighting mechanics and underlines P4AU as a tournament-calibre fighting game. Whether you are a newcomer or experienced player, you are sure to find a character whose fighting style suits you.
“We’re delighted to be able to bring Persona 4 Arena Ultimax to Europe for all the fans of the series over here,” said Jurgen Post, President and COO for SEGA Europe. “It represents a great new addition to SEGA’s portfolio of tournament calibre fighting games.”