Persona 3 Portable, Persona 4 Golden Get Introductory Trailer
Atlus released a new trailer and screenshots for its upcoming releases of Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden on January 19, 2023. The new media comes with the beginning of pre-orders for the games on PC and Xbox One. The games will be available digitally, priced at $19.99, with a bundle containing both games available for $39.49. Persona 3 Portable will launch on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. Persona 4 Golden will release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch, having previously been released on PC in 2020. Both games will be included on the Xbox Game Pass subscription service.
In addition, Atlus revealed some new features included in the games’s latest releases. Both titles will have their additional difficulty options, previously unlocked for a second playthrough, available from the start. There will also be a new Suspend Save option, while Persona 4 Golden will include an album function where players can revisit scenes, including selecting different choices.
Persona 3 Portable is the PlayStation Portable remake of PlayStation 2 title Persona 3 and released for PlayStation Portable in North America in 2010. Persona 3 sees players controlling a Gekkoukan High School student in the city of Iwatodai, who joins “Specialized Extracurricular Execution Squad” (SEES) to explore a mysterious tower called Tartarus and discover the nature of the Dark Hour, a strange 25th hour that most people are not able to perceive. The Portable version adds a female main character that alters some parts of the main story and other events.
Persona 4 Golden is an enhanced remaster of PlayStation 2 title Persona 4. It released for PlayStation Vita in North America in 2012, with a PC version released through Steam in 2020. Persona 4 puts players in control of a transfer student in the rural town of Inaba. He and his friends become involved with a series of murders and disappearances associated with a bizarre Midnight Channel after they discover the ability to enter a Shadow World connected to events. The Golden version adds a new character, Marie, and a new story associated with her. Those looking to read more about the Persona series can checkout RPGamer’s recent Where to Start? guide.