New Persona 5 Scramble Screenshots for the Latest Four Phantom Thieves
While updating the official site for Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers, Atlus has released new screenshots and images for four members of the Phantom Thieves. Yusuke Kitagawa, Makoto Niijima, Haru Okumura, and Futuba Sakura all received updates, as did some of the features that were announced in last week’s Morgana’s Travel Report.
Yusuke Kitagawa, code name Fox, is a third-year art student who attends Kosei High School. He becomes a member of the Phantom Thieves after his abilities were exploited by a teacher and he left school. His passion for art often makes him seem out-of-touch to those around him. His katana lets him specialize in combo attacks. His ice-based Persona Goemon ensures enemies always receive a frosty welcome.
A strict upbringing saw Makoto Niijima become student council president and pursue the study of law with the goal of becoming a police bureaucrat. While she has softened somewhat after meeting the other Phantom Thieves, code name Queen still dishes out punishment using her martial arts ability and her nuclear-covered fists. Normally a close-range fighter, she has integrated riding her motorcycle Persona Johanna into her combat style.
Haru Okumura is the kind and quiet heir to the Okumura Foods empire. In battle, however, code name Noir wields a heavy axe and is able to wreak havoc amongst enemy ranks by using her Psychokinesis ability to inflict them with weaknesses and status ailments. Milady, her Persona, similarly uses Psychokinesis to harm her opponents.
After living her life believing she had caused the death of her mother, Futaba Sakura is a genius hacker who supports the Phantom Thieves from the rear. Code name Navi does not participate in battle herself, but provides her companions with detailed statistics on enemy weaknesses and party member status ailments, even using her hacking abilities to assist in battle. Her Persona, Necronomicon, assists the party with support abilities.
Persona 5 Scramble will be released for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in Japan on February 20, 2020. The game is a spin-off/sequel being developed by Atlus alongside Koei Tecmo’s Omega Force studio and takes place in the summer following the events of Persona 5 as the Phantom Thieves travel to a number of cities across Japan following a new Palace-related incident.