BlazBlue CrossTag Battle Adds Chie

Arc System Works has revealed the next Persona character to join its massive line-up for BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, releasing on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC, sometime in 2018. The latest character? Fan-favorite, Chie, from Persona 4 Arena.

The line-up is already massive, with crossovers between 4 games. Noel Vermillion joins fellow BlazBlue characters Hazama, Ragna the Bloodedge, Jin Kisaragi, and Rachel Alucard. Chie Satonaka joins Persona 4 Arena fighters Yu Narukami, and Yosuke Hanamura. While Under Night In-Birth gets representation with Hyde, Waldstein, and Lynne.

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New BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Details

Arc System Works hosted a livestream this morning, detailing their new upcoming BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle title, featuring characters from BlazBlue, RWBY, and the Persona series.

The livestream announced that Persona 4’s Yosuke Hanamura, BlazBlue’s Jin Kisaragi, and Under Night In-Birth’s Linne will all be joining the game’s roster. You can also hit the jump to check out full character stats for much of the already announced roster.

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BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Livestream This Friday

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Arc System Works is hosting a live stream on September 15th, where they’ll be sharing the latest on BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, including revealing a new playable character from the Persona series. We know that Persona 4 protagonist, Yu Narukami, is in the game, so maybe we’ll be getting the protagonist of Persona 5 or even Persona 3?

The live stream will be available for viewing at NicoNico Live and Twitch on September 15th at 8:00pm JST. Atlus shared that we’ll be seeing a new playable Persona character during the live stream, but currently no other hints as to who the character could be have been revealed.

Sonic Forces Dropping November 7th with Pre-Order Bonus

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It’s been a great 25th Anniversary for the speedy hedgehog this year, with Sonic Mania already making Game of the Year lists for many outlets. Now, we still have Sonic Forces left, with an official release date of November 7th.

Now, on top of a release date, we also have some pre-order bonuses for players, with an official controller skin and Create-a-Hero outfits and accessories from PuyoPuyo, Super Monkey Ball, NiGHTS, Jet Set Radio, and even Persona 5. The outfits will be available specifically for player characters, so don’t get your hopes up on seeing Sonic rock some Persona 5 gear. Sonic Forces is releasing on November 7 for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

New Persona: Dancing Night Titles Announced

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Continuing the massive morning that Persona is having, Atlus and P Studio are releasing a pair of Persona dancing spinoff games, Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night, for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita next year. Both games are expected to hit Japan sometime during spring 2018.

There are few details on the Persona spin-off titles, but a pair of trailers after the jump shows the main characters, including Junpei, Yukari and Aigis from Persona 3 and Joker, Ryuji, Ann and Makato from Persona 5, getting down to remixed music.

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Persona Q2 Announced

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It’s a big day for the Persona franchise, as the Persona Live Sound Bomb has been an explosion of spin-off titles for the series, which has already had a banner year. Persona Q2 has been announced by Atlus, with an official teaser website being put online featuring a Persona 5 inspired “Take Your Heart” message.

No other information is currently available, but we should expect to hear more soon. Keep an eye on Ph LEVEL, or the Official Persona Twitter account for more.

Persona 5 Anime Announced

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Atlus has announced Persona 5 The Animation, an anime adaptation of the mega-hit RPG that is set to air in mid-2018. Atlus appears to be producing the show with A-1 Pictures, with no current plans for localization in place. Persona 5 The Animation: The Day Breakers was released prior to the game in Japan as a prologue, before the game’s release.

You can check out the teaser via Anime New Network or hit the jump to check out the initial tweet with the announcement.

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BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle Announced

If there’s one thing I love, it’s crossovers. Seeing multiple worlds intersect is always fascination, and combined with the Geese Howard announcement we just received, this BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle announcement is just as awesome. The game will include Persona 4‘s protagonist, Yu Narukam, from the Persona 4 Arena fighting game in addition to several other characters.

Arc System Works also revealed that the upcoming game will include fighters not just from Persona, but also RWBY and Under Night In-Birth as well. The game will be available sometime in 2018.