Fans of Atlus’ well known JRPG series “Persona” were saddened recently, as the company begrudgingly announced that the highly anticipated game will no longer be released in 2015, and instead will be released the summer of 2016.
“There’s no easy way to say it, so we’ll be blunt. Persona 5 will not release in 2015. The next numbered entry of the Persona franchise will now release in Japan and the Americas in 2016.
The strengths of the Persona series are compelling characters, a moving, relatable story, and a borderline obsession with minutiae – elements which can’t be rushed or taken lightly. So while ATLUS realizes the frustration and disappointment that this must cause for the JRPG-loving public, please know that we are delaying the game in order to make sure the next iteration of the Persona series lives up to the expectations of fans.
Persona 5 will be released in 2016 exclusively on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.”
So there you have it, we will all just have to sit tight, and wait for it. However, this could be a blessing in disguise, and minimize bugs and other unwanted problems rushed games have been facing. Until then, they have also released a new trailer, and it looks AMAZING!