Persona 4 Arena release date and preorder bonuses confirmed

ATLUS, PQube and Zen United today announced that Persona®4 Arena™ – the hugely-anticipated sequel to the award-winning Persona 4 role-playing game – will be making its way to Australia and New Zealand on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Sony PlayStation®3 on May 2 2013.

Pre-order customers for Persona 4 Arena will receive an exclusive Limited Edition bonus content pack, including the Official Arranged Soundtrack with exclusive artwork and Digital Fan Pack. These will be strictly limited to pre-ordering customers and will not be available past day-one sales.

Persona 4 Arena tells the story that follows on from the critically acclaimed Persona 4 Golden, and is itself the winner of numerous awards, including Fighting Game of the Year 2012. Persona 4 Arena is a collaborative effort between two genre masters – Arc System Works and ATLUS, bringing together their individual expertise in stunning, high definition 2D artwork and exemplary storytelling.

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Persona 4 Arena features:
· 13 playable characters, each with their own individual story campaign
· A story mode comparable to the JRPG series with over 30+ hours of story gameplay – which continues the events from where the PS Vita Best seller, Persona 4 Golden, left off
· Innovative fighting system, where players battle with both their chosen character and their Persona simultaneously
· Exceptional suite of tutorials and challenges, as well as an innovative and easy to use combo system – making Persona 4 Arena one of the most approachable fighters of this generation

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