This Week’s Japanese Game Releases: Persona 5 Royal, Luigi’s Mansion 3, more

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This Week’s Japanese Game Releases: Persona 5 Royal, Luigi's Mansion 3, more

Persona 5 Royal for PlayStation 4 and Luigi’s Mansion 3 for Switch are the highlights of this week’s Japanese game releases.

An updated and enhanced version of Persona 5, Persona 5 Royal includes a ton of new content, including new playable character Kasumi Yoshizawa, new Confidant Takuto Maruki, a new scenario that follows the events of the previously untold third semester of the school year (which includes a new Palace), a new location, new mini-games, and much more. A western release is planned for spring 2020.

Luigi’s Mansion 3 follows Luigi, who must make his way through the puzzling floors of a luxurious hotel to rescue Mario and friends, who were kidnapped by King Boo. He wields an upgraded Poltergust G-00, which he can uses to slam and blow away ghosts, as well as the ability to summon his green, gooey doppelganger Gooigi, who can slip through tight spaces, walk on spikes, and help Luigi overcome obstacles. In addition to the single-player story, there are also local and online multiplayer modes.

Other new releases include Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD, Disgaea 4 Complete+, the Switch versions of Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6, and many more.

Get the full list of this week’s Japanese game releases below. It should be noted that Gematsu will receive a small percentage of money from purchases made through Play-Asia links. You can also save five percent using our “GEMATSU” coupon code.

Physical and Digital


  • Asdivine Kamura (Switch)
  • Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout (PC) – Launching worldwide.
  • Close to the Sun (Xbox One) – Launching worldwide.
  • Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King (PC) – Launching worldwide.
  • Divinity II: Original Sin Definitive Edition (Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • Door Kickers: Action Squad (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Flan (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Giga Wrecker Alt. (PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • MediEvil (PS4) – Already available worldwide.
  • Mononoke Slashdown (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Otokomizu (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Outer Wilds (PC) – Already available worldwide.
  • Polyroll (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Resident Evil 5 (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Resident Evil 6 (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders 2 (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Sushi Party 2 (PC) – Launching worldwide.
  • Woodle Tree 2: Deluxe (Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • Yuri (Switch) – Launching worldwide.

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