Persona Q2 for 3DS is a classic dungeon-crawler with turn-based combat system. The main protagonists of the game are the cast of Persona 5, a game that was released on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. The title is a sequel to Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth, a game that debuted in 2014. Similarly to its predecessor, it was developed by Japanese studio Atlus.
Persona Q2 for 3DS utilizes formula and gameplay mechanics from the Etrian Odyssey series. It is a classic dungeon crawler in which the player is traveling through a series of labyrinths observed from a first-person perspective. The players party consists of up to five people, each of them with unique skills and attacks taken from the main entries of the Persona series. The fights with the enemies are played on a separate screen, with the use of a turn-based system. The game features one of the characteristic traits of Etrian Odyssey series the possibility to manually draw maps of explored undergrounds and locations.