Next week, one of 2017’s best games gets even better. Persona 5 Royal releases for PS4 on March 31 in North America and Europe, and it makes Atlus’ already-massive, beloved JRPG even bigger. It reworks the storyline and adds a host of new features, including a new party member, mechanics, and cutscenes to make sure fans spend even more time exploring modern Japan and the psyches of its crooked denizens. It’s even changing some of Persona 5’s problematic scenes.
Updates like Royal are par for the course for the Persona series–both Persona 3 and Persona 4 received major re-releases–but Royal looks to be the biggest update a Persona game has ever gotten. We’ve been following the game since it was announced in Japan, and you can check out our P5R reveal trailer analysis or our breakdown of the several new features in the game.
There are several editions of Persona 5 Royal available to pre-order right now, both physical and digital. No matter which edition you pre-order, you’ll gain access to all of Persona 5’s original DLC. Below, we outline all of your Persona 5 Royal pre-order options.
Persona 5 Royal pre-order bonuses
There’s no official pre-order bonus available for all editions of Persona 5 Royal, but there are a couple of retailer-exclusive bonuses.
- Best Buy: $10 e-gift card, emailed after purchase
- GameStop: Free Joker Mask Pin
Pre-order Persona 5 Royal Launch Edition (Physical) – $60
The physical launch edition for Persona 5 Royal comes with a limited-edition steelbook case and a P5R dynamic PS4 theme code. Right now, the launch edition is on sale for $49.94 at Amazon, with availability for release-day shipping.
Pre-order Persona 5 Royal Phantom Thieves Edition (Physical) – $90
The physical Phantom Thieves Edition for Persona 5 Royal is a bit pricier at $90 but includes quite a few collectibles. Check out everything it comes with below. While sold out at many retailers, the Phantom Thieves Edition is currently in stock at Best Buy.
- Official Joker mask with a stand
- Collector’s edition box
- Persona 5 Royal artbook
- Persona 5 Royal soundtrack on CD
- Limited edition steelbook case
- P5R dynamic PS4 theme code
Pre-order Persona 5 Royal Deluxe Edition (Digital) – $70
The Persona 5 Royal Deluxe Edition is $10 more than the launch edition and includes the Kasumi Costume bundle DLC ($15 value).
Pre-order Persona 5 Royal Ultimate Edition (Digital) – $100
The priciest edition for Persona 5 Royal is the digital Ultimate Edition, which comes with quite a few in-game items. Check out the bonuses below.
- Kasumi Costume bundle ($15 value)
- Battle bundle ($10 value)
- Persona bundle ($10 value)
- DLC bundle ($60 value)
- Six additional costume packs
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