Persona Game Franchise Tops 10 Million Copies Sold

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda

The official website for Atlus' Persona game series revealed last week that the franchise's games have collectively sold more than 10 million copies.

Persona 5 shipped for the PS4 and PS3 in Japan in September 2016. The game shipped in North America in April 2017 after a delay. The game features animation sequences from Production I.G A new version of the game titled Persona 5 Royal (Persona 5 The Royale in Japan) will launch for the PlayStation 4 in Japan on October 31. The game will then launch in the Americas, Europe, and Asia in 2020.

Atlus is also working with KOEI Tecmo Games' Omega-Force subsidiary on a separate new game in the franchise titled Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers. The game will be the series' first action role-playing game.

Persona 5 is inspiring a stage play in Osaka and Tokyo in December. The original game previously inspired a television anime series, two anime specials, and an unaired anime episode.

Source: Persona series' website via Hachima Kikō

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