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Forums - Gaming Discussion - Arc System Works Hints at New Persona Arena Fighting Game in Planning

The cross-over fighting game BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle was released in North America yesterday, and Compete’s  Ian Walker was able to interview the director of the game, Toshimichi Mori, on the thought process behind its design.

When asked about additional characters that would be chosen to include in BBTAG, the response was the following:

[Mori] doesn’t want to “spawn out new characters like rabbits,” though—he has to save some ideas for the next BlazBlue and, Mori confirmed, future Persona projects. This is Arc System Works’ first indication of a new Persona-based fighter since the release of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax in 2013, during which time an entirely new installment of the main series, 2016’s Persona 5, was released.

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Basically, the only future Persona projects Arcsys would be involved in are fighting games.

I'd buy it, day 1. But I wonder what they'll do about the roser. Hopefully they'll keep everyone from the previous version and just add new characters from P5.

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Nice if true. I'd love to get it, since BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle pulled that DLC stunt, and I refuse to support that one. Please don't do that again.

You know it deserves the GOTY.

Come join The 2018 Obscure Game Monthly Review Thread.

I'm ok with more persona, but i want a new version of Guilty gear before it. Theres still a few old characters that need adding (Testament where are you?!) and i am actually looking forward to a slight de-complication of the systems, wich was already revealed.

Also, i just love Guilty gear, so i want more. ^^

Persona 5 Arena would make sense. I mean they had 3 and 4.

I played those both. I'd play the 5th as well. Mostly for the story, but I also like playing around with the characters.

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