Persona Titles Also Heading to Steam, New PlayStation Consoles
Following Sunday’s announcement that Persona 3 Portable, Persona 4 Golden, and Persona 5 Royal will be releasing on Xbox platforms, Atlus confirmed that the games will also be releasing on Steam and new PlayStation consoles. Persona 5 Royal will release on Steam and receive a dedicated PlayStation 5 version on October 21, 2022, the same date as its Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox PC Store. Persona 3 Portable will release on PlayStation 4 and Steam while Persona 4 Golden, which released on Steam in 2020, will release on PlayStation 4 in 2023.
All three games see players taking the role of a high-school student who becomes involved in supernatural events where they end up fighting through dungeons in another plane and have also received spin-offs covering a multiple genres. Persona 3 Portable is the PlayStation Portable remake of PlayStation 2 title Persona 3 and released for PlayStation Portable in North America in 2010. The game sees players joining a group that investigates the Dark Hour and the Tower of Tartarus that appears during it, with Portable including a female protagonist option.
Persona 4 Golden is an enhanced remaster of PlayStation 2 title Persona 4. It released for PlayStation Vita in North America in 2008, with a PC version released through Steam in 2021. The game sees players controlling a student who moved to the rural town of Inaba for a year, where they start investigating disappearances and the seemingly related TV World. The Golden version includes a major new character as well as new story content and more.
Persona 5 Royal is an enhanced version of PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 title Persona 5 and was released for PlayStation 4 in North America in 2017. The game sees players moving to Tokyo, where they discover another world called the Metaverse and use it to change the malevolent hearts of people, operating as a vigilante group called the Phantom Thieves. The Royal version adds two new major characters, including a new party member, as well as new story content.
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