The rundown on Persona 5's Western release as well as PS4 pre-order editions.

Persona 5 Set to Launch February 2017 in Western Release

The rundown on Persona 5's Western release as well as PS4 pre-order editions.

Persona 5, the latest installment of the acclaimed Japanese role-playing game, is set to release February 14, 2017, in Europe and all PAL Regions. Yes, that includes North America. Developed by Atlus and published by Deep Silver, this is the first title being released on console since the Playstation 2. Featuring the anime art style common to JRPGs as well as a soundtrack composed by Shoji Meguro, Persona 5 is a beautiful game.

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Persona 5 revolves around a group of high school students who want to change the world by having everyone take off their “mask” that society forces them to wear. Possessing the power to go into people’s hearts, they masquerade at night as the Phantom Thieves. This power comes from their Persona, the concept of self coined by psychiatrist Carl Jung.

Welcoming to veteran players and newcomers with its standalone story, premium editions are also available for pre-order as PS4 exclusives. The SteelBook Edition comes in a metal game case decorated with Persona 5 designs. The Take Your Heart Premium Collector’s Edition is where all the goodies are at, though. Not only coming with the SteelBook case, the Take Your Heart Premium Collector’s Edition features the Persona 5 soundtrack, 4”/10 cm plush keychain of Morgana, a 64-page hardcover art book, school bad and collectible outer box. 


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