Persona 3 Portable, Persona 4 Golden Receive Physical Console Releases
Limited Run Games announced it is partnering with Atlus to release physical console editions for both Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden. Pre-orders for Persona 3 Portable’s editions will run from September 29, 2023, to November 12, 2023, through Limited Run Games’s online store, with products expected to be shipped 8-9 months after the closing of pre-orders. Details about Persona 4 Golden’s release will be revealed at a later date.
Persona 3 Portable will be available in the following editions:
Standard Edition — $34.99
- Available on PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S / Xbox One, or Nintendo Switch
Grimoire Edition — $69.99
- Copy of the Standard Edition for PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S / Xbox One, or Nintendo Switch
- SteelBook case
- Grimoire design box
- Persona 3 Portable slipcover
S.E.E.S. Edition — $199.99
- Copy of the Grimoire Edition for PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S / Xbox One, or Nintendo Switch
- 1:1-scale light-up Evoker replica shadow box
- All Out Attack 3D shadow box
- Official CD soundtrack
- Set of character trading cards
- Gekkoukan High School patch
- S.E.E.S. armband
- Individually numbered certificate of authenticity
Persona 3 Portable is the PlayStation Portable remake of PlayStation 2 title Persona 3 and released for PlayStation Portable in North America in 2010, with PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch versions released in January 2023. 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 and PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch versions released in January 2023. 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 Where to Start? guide.