Atlus confirms Persona 5 Royal is not coming to Nintendo Switch

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Atlus has crushed the dreams of Nintendo gamers by confirming that Persona 5 Royal is not coming to the Switch.

The is it or won't it fiasco surrounding Persona 5 The Royal and whether it's coming to Nintendo Switch has finally been put to bed by Atlus.

Leading up to Persona 5 Royal's reveal, there was a lot of speculation surrounding the mysterious Persona 5 S.

Persona 5 Switch was listed on Best Buy and everyone was certain that the base game would arrive on Switch thanks to Joker joining Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, but - as we all know - Atlus failed to give the internet what they wanted.

Nintendo gamers have still been hopeful that Persona 5 Royal will eventually land on their console of choice, but Atlus has finally said that it isn't going to happen.

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Atlus confirms Persona 5 Royal isn't coming to Nintendo Switch

Over on Atlus' official FAQ page for Persona 5 Royal, the Japanese developer addresses the gaming community's burning question, "Will this release on platforms other than the PlayStation 4?"

To which Atlus simply responds, "There are no plans at present."

Now I don't want to hear people saying that the Switch isn't specifically mentioned or that Atlus doesn't state that Persona 5 Royal is forever a PlayStation 4 exclusive.

It's not coming to Switch this year or next year, so people should simply stop asking for it to happen and appreciate that Atlus is giving Switch gamers something new with Persona 5 Scramble.

Would I have loved Persona 5 Royal on the Switch? Absolutely. As someone who has to travel by train a lot for an unbearably long amount of time, playing Persona 5 on the go would be a wet dream come true.

However, it's simply not happening, and there's no point continuing to flog a dead horse. The Nintendo Switch already has an extensive line-up of great games, and there's still the possibility that other beloved titles such as The Witcher 3 will join the console.

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