Atlus Sends a Takedown Notice against RPCS3, But Hints Persona 5 Could Come to PC

Rajesh Vishwakarma
Sep 27, 2017
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Due to a copyright infringement, the Patreon page of the Emulator is now in danger of closing.

Before going straight to the point, let’s summarize the situation and the conflict that might arise in the future. We are talking about RPCS3 emulator which is an emulator able to run on PC many video games of both PlayStation 3 and some of the PlayStation 4’s title, including Persona 5.o Atlus (the developers of the Persona series) has decided to go straight to a legal proceeding against copyright makers for copyright infringement, also asking for the closing of the Patreon page (a platform in which you can receive private funding) of RPCS3.

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So Atlus (the developers of the Persona series) decided to go straight to a legal proceeding against the makers of the emulator for copyright infringement, also asking for the closing of the Patreon page (a platform in which you can receive private funding) of RPCS3.

In the RPCS3 project, there were many references to Persona 5, including the ability to run it on PCs though not yet perfect, but it was promised that the upcoming updates will allow PC players to play the title in a fluid way.

Patreon refused to close the emulator project on its site, but after the complaint, the creators of RPCS3 have eliminated any reference to the disputed JRPG title, even from their official website.

Atlus always had a special sense of protection for its titles; in fact, shortly after the release of Persona 5, it warned several streamers that if they went too far with their gameplay video, they would have received several complaints and the risk of eliminating of their gameplay videos in question.

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In a post on its official website, where they revealed the reasons of this DMCA against the PS3 emulator, Atlus has also revealed that it is listening to the requests of fans who want to see Persona 5 on PC.

“We understand that many Persona fans would love to see a PC version. And while we don’t have anything to announce today, we are listening!”

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