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Persona 5

The fifth entry in a popular jRPG series and a part of the Shin Megami Tensei series, started in 1987. As always, the developing studio is Atlus, which created the series.

RPG | TPP | fantasy | turn-based | jRPG

Persona 5 cover

developer: Atlus

game release date:

canceled

X360

15Sep2016

PS4

04Apr2017

PS3

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 5 for PS4, PS3 and X360 is the latest entry in the popular Japanese RPG series, Persona, which is a sub-series of the bigger Megami Tensei franchise. Responsible for the game’s production is, once again, an in-house developer studio of the Atlus company, consisting of the creators of previous parts, like lead designer Katsura Hashino, composer Shoji Meguro and chara designer Shigenori Soejima.

Gameplay and plot

The plot once more puts us in a role of an ordinary high school student, who finds himself in possession of supernatural powers. With his newly discovered abilities he needs to face the forces of darkness. The game follows a typical jRPG pattern, with our hero being relatively weak at the beginning, so much of the gameplay focuses on gaining experience points to develop our character.

Technology

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 5 for PS4, PS3 and X360 is powered by Atlus' new, original graphic engine. The visuals set a cartoonish, yet dark atmosphere that employs the style known from Japanese comics (manga) and animated movies (anime).

Age Rating

age requirements: 16+

System requirements

Persona 5 Game Guide

game guide 24 April 2017

Persona 5 guide focuses on the most important aspects of the gameplay. Our guide will brief you on things like Persona creation, time management, or the right answers for school tests. Separate chapters are dedicated to romances, achievements and choices.

Will Persona 5 be playable on PC? Here's what Atlus has to say

News 27 September 2017 15:07

Atlus has been very protective of Persona 5, which most recently led to blocking the game from a popular PS3 emulator for Windows. Could they be planning a PC version of Persona 5?