Persona 5’s Sleek New Trailer Shows Off More Characters; Release Date Revealed

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Now we wait for E3.

Persona 5 finally has an official release date, and a brand new trailer reveals that there will indeed be more characters joining your party in the game. The lengthy 5-minute trailer shows off gameplay, part-time jobs, various story cutscenes, and some seriously crisp animations and UIs.

Atlus has also revealed that Persona 5 will be officially released in Japan on September 15 this year, though they have not mentioned when the game will be out in English-speaking territories. The trailer also gave us our first glimpse at a collector’s edition of the game, and it’s being branded as the “20th Anniversary Edition”. It will include the following items:


  • A copy of Persona 5
  • Persona 5 art book – B5 size hard-cover Shigenori Soejima-illustrated special binding
  • Persona 20th Anniversary All-Time Best Album (five discs)
    • Disc 1: Shin Megami Tensei: Persona, etc.
    • Disc 2: Persona 2: Innocent Sin / Persona 2: Eternal Punishment
    • Disc 3: Persona 3 (FES), etc.
    • Disc 4: Persona 4 (The Golden), etc.
    • Disc 5: Persona 5
  • Special Collaboration DLC Set #1: “Orpheus Picaro” and “Izanagi Picaro” Personas and special skill set
  • Special Collaboration DLC Set #2: Persona 3 “Gekkoukan High School Uniform” costumes and Persona 3 battle BGM single set
  • Special Collaboration DLC Set #3: Persona 4 “Yasogami High School Uniform” costumes and Persona 4 battle BGM single set
  • Shigenori Soejima-illustrated Special Custom Theme
  • Special Persona 5 Art treasure box

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