By Tyler Lubben / July 15th, 2014
A recent Famitsu announcement may have some fans of the upcoming fighting title Persona 4 Ultimax up in arms. It seems that Marie, the brand-new character first introduced in the Vita-exclusive title Persona 4 Golden, will be making her fighting game debut in the sequel to Persona 4 Arena. The catch? She will not be shipping with the game on September 30, and will instead only be available as paid DLC. While no price points have been announced, having to pay for an extra character separately for a new game is sure to stir up some anger.
Aside from these rather meager details, little is known about Marie’s involvement in P4U. No screenshots have been released, and how she would play is still a mystery. Personally, I have a hard time imagining what Marie’s fighting style might be, but, hey, if Rise can go toe-to-toe with an opponent, I’m prepared to believe just about anything. Maybe next we’ll be seeing Nanako kicking Big Bro’s butt.
Atlus was already on thin ice after the announcement that P4U’s first DLC character, police detective Tohru Adachi, would only be free for a limited time, and will eventually be relegated to paid status, as well. Does this new announcement about Marie having you fuming, or will the love of the franchise weather the outrage?
Persona 4 Ultimax is available for pre-order on Amazon:
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