Persona 5 Tactica Receives New Trailer During Nintendo Direct

The latest trailer for Persona 5 Tactica gives us a look at the gameplay.

Persona 5 Tactica revealed a new trailer at Nintendo Direct featuring some of the game’s gameplay mechanics. The tactical RPG features a new style for the series, using space based instead of its typical turn based mechanics. Persona 5 Tactica releases on Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One November 17 with preorders for available now.

Stumbling into a strange new world, the Phantom Thieves are met with new enemies. Members of the Legionnaires surround them, but they’re rescued by Erina, a revolutionary looking to end the tyranny oppressing the people of the land. Offering a deal in exchange for helping the Phantom Thieves, she joins the party and helps you escape.

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The latest trailer shows off the games tactical battle mechanics, including space based movement and turns. There will be three attack choices you can choose from based on distance:

  • Close up
  • Distance
  • Persona

The Persona attack lets you draw on the power of your Persona to deal massive amounts of damage. There’s also a combo All Out Attack, Triple Threat, if three of your units are placed on the board in a triangle. In addition to that, Persona’s can combine with Fusion, creating a new Persona.

What does Erina want with the Phantom Thieves and why does it sound like they’ve visited this land before? Is this a strange sort of Palace they’ve found themselves in or is this really a whole new world? Find out when Persona 5 Tactica releases. Until then, stay tuned for the latest updates with GameSkinny.

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