Great news for Xbox 360 fighting game enthusiasts that are averse to physical disc releases: Atlus and Arc System Works’ Persona 4 Arena is now available on Xbox Live Games on Demand for $60. The announcement comes just in time for next week’s Atlus Fighting Championship at Super Arcade in Walnut, California. You can read the press release below.
ATLUS, the video game publishing brand of Index Digital Media, Inc., announced that Persona 4 Arena is now available for digital purchase and download via Xbox LIVE®Marketplace Games on Demand Network for Xbox 360®.
Players now have greater access to the ultimate 2D anime-style figher, and just in time for the upcoming Atlus Fighting Championships, set for Saturday, November 17th at the Super Arcade in Walnut California. Level|Up is teaming with ATLUS and Mad Catz to host a new event for the fighting game community that will feature a double header tournament with two of the hottest fighting game titles: Persona 4 Arena and The King of Fighters XIII. The event will host a number of giveaways and prizes throughout the day with grand prizes awarded to the best fighters in attedance. More details available here: http://www.levelup-series.com/levelup-presents-atlus-fighting-championships/
An unprecedented collaboration between ATLUS’ internal studio and genre masters Arc System Works, Persona 4 Arena represents the biggest, most noteworthy expansion of the esteemed series to date. Its gorgeous, hand-drawn, high definition 2D anime-style fighters and colorful, over-the-top special effects bring to life a roster of characters from the critically acclaimed, highly popular Persona 3 and Persona 4 roleplaying games. Brought to home consoles with a host of additional modes and content not available in the arcade version, including a Story mode in excess of 30 hours, not to mention months of play-testing and refinement during the game’s run atop the Japanese arcade charts, Persona 4 Arena is the ultimate 2D anime-style fighter, and the most exciting entry in the fighting genre this year.
Persona 4 Arena is available now in North America for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 systems each for $39.99. For more info, please visit the official game page:
As stated above, those who prefer physical discs can get the game for $40 at retailers.