During a live stream, Atlus USA announced that the English release of Persona 5has been delayed. The game will now arrive on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 on April 4, 2017, in both Europe and North America. In light of this announcement, new information was also given regarding the title's release.
First, the game will now feature Japanese audio with subtitles for free. It will have to be downloaded separately, but it will be available for both versions of the game. Persona 5 will also be present at this year's PlayStation Experience — held in the Anaheim Convention Center on December 3 and 4 — in the form of a playable demo. A set of avatars and a theme of Ryoji Sakamoto are also available for download for a limited time on PlayStation 4. Lastly, the "Take Your Heart" premium edition of the game now has updated art for the OST jewel case, artbook, and SteelBook.
Several new videos were also released, the first of which focuses on the mechanics of the game. The others continue the line of character introduction videos, this time around featuring Makoto Niijima and an interview with her voice actress, Cherami Leigh. Another intro video was also given for Yusuke Kitagawa.