'Persona 5' will get a brand new trailer and launch date in Japan

Persona, probably the most trendy and modern JRPG franchises, is nearly able to make its debut on the PlayStation four. Developer Atlus held an occasion as we speak in Japan for the subsequent instalment, Persona 5, dropping a brand new trailer and loads of tantalizing gameplay particulars. Extra necessary, nevertheless, is the sport’s new launch date: September fifteenth, 2016. For now that is strictly a Japan date — there isn’t any phrase on when a localized model will launch on the PS3 and PS4 within the West. Nonetheless, it is a promising improvement given the sport has been delayed a number of occasions.

The brand new trailer is a visible deal with, displaying the protagonists as they stay their twin-lives as highschool college students and dungeon-crawling heroes. The general construction is identical as earlier Persona video games — you’ll discover Tokyo and hang around with your mates to enhance numerous social hyperlinks, earlier than diving into an alternate, monster-ridden world so as to progress by means of the primary storyline. It is an eclectic combine, however one which has earned prior entries Persona three and Persona four loads of important acclaim.

(Atlus additionally teased some downloadable content material which can allow you to gown the Persona 5 forged within the Persona three and Persona four faculty uniforms.)

Put merely, Persona 5 seems sensible. At the very least in Japan, Last Fantasy XV could have some robust competitors when it arrives on September thirtieth.

Trapped within the physique of a younger adolescent, Nick is obsessive about smartphones, video video games and Japanese popular culture. He goals of piloting his personal Gundam or Evangelion.

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