Bandai Namco, together with Sega, announced that Persona 5 Royal characters will make an appearance in Sword Art Online: Memory Defrag and Sword Art Online: Integral Factor games as an upcoming SAO collaboration. The surprising collaboration was confirmed today through Persona’s official Twitter. There is not much information revealed in regards to the upcoming collaboration. However, there are promises of hearing more about in February 2020 through the official collaboration site.
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It seems that Persona 5 games are everywhere lately, and, that’s certainly a good thing. With Persona 5 Scramble on the horizon, the game has been a popular headline in the past few days. With this new upcoming collaboration, Persona 5 Royal is getting even more promotion and from no other than the most divisive anime on the internet. Sword Art Online is one of those franchises that received an incredible amount of love from fans. As well, as a massive amount of backlash from others. However, bad publicity is still publicity. With Persona 5 Royal finally launching in Japan on March 31 on PS4, this new collaboration will get fans hyped up for the western launch of the title.
Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers is also around the corner. Its release date is set on February 20 on PS4. To continue boosting the excitement for the launch, Altus released the opening anime sequence, which looks amazing.