Countdown.... Fes?

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#1 Posted by Threesixtyci (4283 posts) -

Anyone notice it? I just found out about it a few hours ago. Seems Atlus has got a countdown going.

And on a little advertisement over at IGN... the ad has the countdown with a partial picture of an obvious P3 image. Guess it's official... P3 Fes is to be released shortly....

Although... I'm not sure how to read the countdown. 004:15:hour:minutes:seconds:miliseconds.... 4 months 15 day? 4 weeks?

#2 Posted by Blizzrad (36 posts) -

Although... I'm not sure how to read the countdown. 004:15:hour:minutes:seconds:miliseconds.... 4 months 15 day? 4 weeks?Threesixtyci

Right now the count is at 4 days and 14 hours.

#3 Posted by Threesixtyci (4283 posts) -

4 days.... geez, 50 more bucks, already spent.

I see... added one too many places on my description, there.

#4 Posted by mohmaaytah (2395 posts) -
Though I am out of money this month, I am always willing to cut back on food.
#5 Posted by spanky333 (885 posts) -

ok, i give. what's a fes?

#6 Posted by mohmaaytah (2395 posts) -

ok, i give. what's a fes?


Its an expansion on the original Persona 3 adding around 30 hours worth of quests and goodies.

#7 Posted by Threesixtyci (4283 posts) -

It's a bit more than an expansion.... it's closer to a remake. Like Kingdom Hearts: Final Mix or Final Fantasy X International... both of which never left Japan. Not the case with FES... it seems.

Seems, Atlus was listening to us fans that wanted the enhansed version of Persona 3. Also, explains why they didn't make any reprints of the collector's edition, even after being declared 'RPG of the Year' from a few sites.

...does but a monkey's wrench into those P3 Ebay bids, with their 75 dollar, "buy it now", option.

#8 Posted by yentar480 (5066 posts) -
ugghhhh i just bought P3 in august.....but this is still sweet
#9 Posted by Jinroh_basic (6413 posts) -
hell yea, this is most definitely IT. it might as well be official -- the countdown timer is the exact same that we've seen in the prologue movie of Persona 3.
#10 Posted by Blizzrad (36 posts) -

*drumroll*......6......5......4......3......2......1......and, NOTHING!

Well, that was disappointing. The timer stopped and absolutely nothing happened, it now just displays the date and time at which the timer stopped.

#11 Posted by Jinroh_basic (6413 posts) -
please check the official website again.
#12 Posted by Blizzrad (36 posts) -
Yeah, apparently Atlus made their timer set relative to each time zone, resulting in a confusing and anticlimactic countdown for people east of the US Pacific time zone. Here on the east coast, we got the update three hours after the timer had stopped.
#13 Posted by garey017 (1666 posts) -

ok, i give. what's a fes?


This is Fez

#14 Posted by N8A (18602 posts) -
Yeah it looks like a great deal.
#15 Posted by mohmaaytah (2395 posts) -
Boys, let the preorders begin, just ordered mine!
#16 Posted by garter_windwood (512 posts) -

Don't worry because all the extras in FES aren't being included you basically just have to pay for the game and its only 30 dollars. You can preorder it on Gamestop already, just thought you guys should know. Dunno If I'll sell the game of P3 or not now and keep the box and extras to it. I mean no reason to have two copies of the same game I'm not that crazy of a fan/ collector as long as I have the game I'm happy.