During E3 yesterday, it was announced that the English version of Persona 5 will not include dual audio with the Japanese voices. Considering Persona is a series steeped in Japanese culture, many fans were disappointed by the news. However, Atlus USA’s Public Relations Manager John Hardin, said via Twitter today that he’s looking into adding Japanese voices to the game as DLC.
Hardin doesn’t want people to get too excited about this happening however, as his next tweet talks about how it’s a massive, uphill request to add in Japanese voiceover. Bringing it. Either way, if it eventually happens don’t expect the DLC near launch of the game. Regardless, it’s nice to see Atlus trying to be so receptive to their
Persona 5 launches on February 14, 2017 in the U.S. for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. A special Premium Edition of the game went on sale recently, that includes a Morgana plush and a replica school bag from the game. Do you hope Atlus finds a way to include Japanese voices in Persona 5, or are you fine with just having an English voice track? Let us know what you think down in the comments below.
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