Persona 4 Arena European Street Date and Pre-Order Bonus Confirmed

FOR RELEASE ON THE 18 th OF MARCH 2013

BRISTOL, United Kingdom (18 th of March 2013) 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 Europe on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Sony PlayStation®3 on 10 th of May 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.

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.

Please look forward to more exciting announcements surrounding Persona 4 Arena in the coming weeks.

Persona 4 Arena is scheduled to release on Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3 in Europe on 10 May 2013.

For more information on the forthcoming Persona 4 Arena please visit:

www.personaeurope.com

Facebook.com/PersonaEurope

Twitter: @personaeurope

About ATLUS

Index Digital Media Inc.'s ATLUS brand has become known across the industry as a mark of high-quality, deeply immersive, uniquely Japanese video game experiences. With award-winning titles that reach across a variety of genres and platforms, including the Shin Megami Tensei® and Persona® series of role-playing games, the ground-breaking action-adventure/puzzle game Catherine™, and the much-celebrated RPG Demon's Souls™, ATLUS is committed to offering the highest standard in interactive entertainment experiences.

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About PQube

PQube is a publisher, distributor and service provider for the interactive entertainment industry with a global reach from its UK offices in Letchworth and Doncaster and European network.

Publishing and distributing games, consoles and accessories and covering all major formats and digital channels, PQube has established a track record of success and together with its key partners handles several major franchises in the UK and European markets including: WRC, BlazBlue, History: Legends of War, Arcana Heart, MX Mud, SBK, MotoGP Crash Time, Persona 4 Arena as well as the NeoGeo X, SEGA, Sonic, Street Fighter 2 and Atari retro console ranges.

Through its services division PQube offers business development, marketing and PR services together with a range of support services including web design, e-commerce, production, and fulfilment solutions.

About Zen United

Zen United is a consortium of Japanese and Asian game developers targeting European Markets. Zen United provide international business development and 'culturisation' (localisation + naturalisation) services to independent, high quality, long standing studios to establish foundations for European business and a pipeline to collect feedback from European markets.  


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