'Persona 5' Latest News & Update: Atlus Boss Naoto Announces The Game's Popularity & Release Date In The West

By Switchy Sam , Updated Nov 28, 2016 04:47 AM EST

"Persona 5" was a great seller and one of the games that sold most copies in Japan. Now, the upcoming release for the said game will be this 2017 with English voices and language in it. Players and fans worldwide can fully understand the game now rather than spending times of playing the Japanese version, which is a pain in the head if you do not know Japanese.

The said game will feature new sets of characters that still has the elements from the previous series such as Persona 4 and Persona 3. The art style and music still make players and fans remember the memories created on the previous series.

Busting shadows and encountering new ones

As expected from Atlus, the game sold out 437, 929 units in Japan because of the great timing. According to the post on MCVUK, the game sold out fast because it was released together with the PS4 slim console, which gamers and players wanted to serve as a newer version of the PS4 consoles and to play the "Persona 5" with it.

The boss oof Atlus, Naoto Hiraoki, mentioned the final release date of the said game in the West. The localized version of the game will be released on April 4, 2017.

Based on the trailer from MKIceandFire in YouTube, "Persona 5" features a whole new world with different points of views from unique characters. In addition, the conversation and modes of traveling are updated as well. Characters can now walk and talk to people in different places such as the school.

Together with the characters, boss, villains and shadows are improved and renewed as well. Newer shadows are seen in the trailer. "Persona 5" holds a potential that it can become the game that reflects on the life and daily livelihood of people around, likened to that in the previous series. For more updates and news on "Persona 5", check soon for more!

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