Bout bloody time (Pic: Atlus/PlayStation)
Persona 5 Royal’s producer has began hinting at Persona’s twenty fifth anniversary plans, together with new video games.
Persona 5 Royal not too long ago acquired a Associate Award on the PlayStation Awards 2020 Japan Asia, because of its robust gross sales in each Japan and the West.
In a thanks message from members of the event group at Atlus’ P-Studio (uploaded and translated by Persona Central), Royal’s director, Kazuhisa Wada, talked about how subsequent 12 months marks the twenty fifth anniversary of Persona.
He promised that the anniversary wouldn’t go uncelebrated, hinting at ‘many thrilling plans’ for the collection sooner or later.
Wada had beforehand talked about the twenty fifth anniversary in 2019, throughout an interview with Famitsu, which means that no matter Atlus is planning has been within the works for some time.
The Persona collection first started in 1996, on the unique PlayStation, as a spin-off from the Shin Megami Tensei collection of Japanese role-playing video games.
As time has gone on, although, Persona has turn into the extra widespread of the 2, receiving many spin-offs of its personal and even getting Persona 5’s protagonist, Joker, in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
At the moment although, the one Persona recreation confirmed for 2021 is Persona 5 Strikers, a spin-off/sequel to Persona 5 that performs like a Dynasty Warriors recreation, in a just like method to Hyrule Warriors.
A brand new trailer unintentionally leaked earlier as we speak reveals that it’s going to lastly come to the West on February 23, roughly a 12 months after it launched in Japan for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Change, and PC.
Apart from that, there are two Shin Megami Tensei video games scheduled for subsequent 12 months. The primary is an HD remaster of Shin Megami Tensei 3: Nocturne (aka Lucifer’s Name) for the PlayStation 4 and Change, which anticipated to reach within the West in early 2021 (it’s already out in Japan).
The second is a brand-new entry completely for the Change known as Shin Megami Tensei 5. The sport was introduced in 2017, as one of many very first video games for the Change, however solely not too long ago acquired a brand new trailer confirming a launch 12 months of 2021.
Every other potential tasks can solely be speculated at this level. Whereas it’s unlikely it can launch in 2021, Atlus might announce Persona 6 with a teaser trailer sooner or later.
Initiatives in all probability received’t be restricted to video games both. The Persona collection has had stay concert events earlier than, so a brand new a kind of wouldn’t be surprising (although it could must be a digital one contemplating the present local weather).
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