Thursday, September 17, 2015

Persona 5 Is Not Coming This Year, It Will Be Released Next Year

No Persona 5 for you this year. Please cry.

Bad news to all Persona fans. Persona 5 will not be released this month. Instead, it will be released next year.

Here is what their press release say:
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 systems.