Persona 5 Delayed to 2016

Role-playing game pushed back.


Role-playing game Persona 5 has been delayed. Via a new trailer today, Atlus announced that the game will now debut on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in summer 2016; previously, it was expected in 2015.

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Persona 5 director Katsura Hashino previously said the developer is "going with a challenge that fuses together a juvenile school setting that is as large as life, together with a picaresque romance."

"In the previous game, we wrote a story that involved having a justice group chase down a bad guy that could easily be feared by just about anyone," he added.

"This time, it's about a group of high school students that are being 'chased' by unexpected occurrences due to the justice they believe in. We're writing [the story] to convey a thrilling everyday life in the shoes of these characters, that are as large as life, in this juvenile school setting."

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Persona 5 was originally announced as a PS3 game back in 2013. It was then confirmed for release on PS4.

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