Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Now Available
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax from ATLUS and Arc System Works is now available in stores (and via digital download) for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The fighting game also has the DLC characters, Adachi and Marie, available for download for free for a limited time.
In P4AU, the characters from Persona 4 and Persona 3 once again find themselves teaming up to face off in the P-1 Climax, a series of battles which must be won before the world ends. The original cast of characters from Persona 3 and 4 are back to discover the mastermind behind the whole tournament, while a few new faces join the fight, including Junpei Iori, Yukari Takeba, Rise Kujikawa, and more. But standing in their way is the dual katana-wielding Sho Minazuki, a huge threat to everyone involved in the P-1 Climax. Worse yet, there's a Sho lookalike who can wield a Persona...
In addition to the story mode, players can also challenge themselves in Arcade Mode, Score Attack Mode, Golden Arena Mode, which lets players earn experience and customize their fighter with skills. And of course, P4AU features a robust set of local or online competitive multiplayer.
P4AU also has extensive plans for DLC. Playable characters Adachi and Marie are being offered for free until Oct. 7, and the Adachi DLC will include the add-on story segment, Episode: Adachi. Third playable character Margaret will be on sale for $4.99 beginning Oct. 7, when Adachi and Marie revert to the same price. In addition to the characters, the original story of P4A is available for $9.99, along with a host of customization packs: Navigator voices, glasses packs, and character colors.