This Week’s Japanese Game Releases: Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers, Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r], more

Including Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story and others.

This Week's Japanese Game Releases: Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers, Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r], more

Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers and Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r] make up this week’s biggest Japanese game releases.

A sequel to Persona 5, Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers is set several months following the events of the first game, and sees the Phantom Thieves of Hearts go on a cross-city trip to investigate the various mysterious cases occurring throughout Japan. Developed by Koei Tecmo’s Omega Force, it is an action RPG featuring 10 playable characters, including two new characters.

Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r] is the latest entry in the Under Night series. Essentially an expansion to Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st], Exe:Late[cl-r] adds new playable character Londrekia, an update to “Chronicle Mode,” new moves for existing characters, and over 1,000 balance changes.

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

  • Chou no Doku Hana no Kusari: Taishou Tsuya Koi Ibun (Switch)
  • Daymare: 1998 (PS4)
  • Devil May Cry Triple Pack (Switch)
  • Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers (PS4, Switch)
  • Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story (PS4, Switch) – Launching digitally worldwide.
  • Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r] (PS4, Switch) – Launching worldwide.


  • 3000th Duel (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Arcade Archives VS. Mahjong (Switch)
  • Assault ChaingunS KM (Switch)
  • Daymare: 1998 (PC) – Already available worldwide.
  • Deep Space Rush (Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • Draugen (Xbox One) – Launching worldwide.
  • Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story (PC) – Launching digitally worldwide.
  • Knightin’+ (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Nanpure Relax 4 Winter Snow (Switch)
  • World of Horror (PC)

The PlayStation 4 and Switch titles listed above can be purchased through Japanese PlayStation Network and Nintendo accounts using prepaid cards:

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