Atlus’ latest installment to the highly rated Persona series finally has a release date! In a live stream event broadcast on Nico Nico, Atlus announced that Persona 5 will be released on the 15th of September 2016 in Japan. However, a date for the western release has yet to be revealed. You can check the official release trailer out down below.
First announced in 2013, Persona 5 was scheduled for a 2015 release for both the PlayStation 3 (PS3) and PlayStation 4 PS4 back in 2014. However during Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2015, the publishers announced that the game had been delayed to summer 2016.
A special 20th Anniversary-themed Collector’s Edition was also announced. The Collector’s Edition includes an artbook, a soundtrack from previous Persona games and DLC inspired by previous installments of the series, which includes outfits from Persona 3 and 4. The set is priced at 13800 yen (about 175 SGD).
Together with the game’s announcement, Atlus announced that a special animation, Persona 5 the Animation: The Day Breakers, would be released before the game.