Fans of the Persona series have been waiting for the new entry of the series, Persona 5, for quite some time. While Japanese players will be able to enjoy the role playing game by Atlus this September, North American fans will have to wait a little while longer.
Today. Atlus has confirmed that Persona 5 will be released on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 on February 14th 2017. The PlayStation 3 version will only be released as a standard edition, while the PlayStation 4 version will be available as a standard, SteelBook Launch and Premium Edition. The Premium Edition, which is called Take Your Heart, includes a variety of nice extras not found in the other editions.
SteelBook Launch Edition - PlayStation 4 only
Available only to PS4 pre-orders and a limited number of day-one purchases, while supplies last.
SteelBook: The PS4 version will come specially packaged in a SteelBook collectible case, emblazoned with Persona 5 designs.
"Take Your Heart" Premium Edition - PlayStation 4 only
Exclusive to the PS4 version of the game, the premium edition includes the following:
- Soundtrack CD: A selection of music from Persona 5 by legendary series composer Shoji Meguro in a CD wallet featuring P5 artwork.
- 4" Morgana plush: Morgana the cat is not just the mascot of the Phantom Thieves, but is also a member--and also not just a cat! The premium edition includes an exclusive 4" plush of Morgana.
- 64-page hardcover art book: This art book is full of concept sketches, character art, and more by character designer Shigenori Soejima.
- SteelBook: As strong as a vault, the game disc for the PS4 will come specially packaged in a SteelBook collectible case, emblazoned with Persona 5 designs.
- School bag: Designed after the traditional school bags in Japan, the exclusive replica bag comes complete with the Shujin Academy crest.
- Collectible outer box: Easily the largest premium edition in ATLUS' history, the entirety of the "Take Your Heart" Premium Edition comes in a colossal collectible box.
Persona 5 is now available for pre-order by participating retailers for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. The game will be released on both formats on February 14th in North America. The European release date has yet to be confirmed.