Persona 5 Delayed to 2016, New Trailer Released
To no surprise, Persona 5 was shifted back to a summer 2016 release, but at least Atlus released an awesome, new trailer to try and make up for it.
Atlus has announced at the Tokyo Game Show that Persona 5 has been hit with a major delay, setting it back almost a full year. In order to make amends, the JRPG company released a new trailer for the game. The trailer starts off with the gang running out of a pyramid in Egypt in an anime cutscene. The actual gameplay features day-to-day life in Japan, as your character has a schedule to live up to and a normal life he must try to uphold during the daytime hours. The thief-theme comes full circle here, as our protagonist's Persona is revealed to be Arsene Lupin, which is based off of the fictional thief that Lupin III fans should recognize.
There are some strange murders going on, and your team must investigate some rich locations using their Personas' powers. Your characters will don masks and try to rob these nefarious places. They also will be able to enter the paintings they find in these buildings, which is why they were able to reach Egypt in the beginning of the trailer. Things are getting quite serious, as there are a series of murderers happening that the team must try and stop. This time, the police and government will be more heavily involved, as it looks like the protagonist gets apprehended by the law towards the end of the trailer.
Persona 5 has been delayed to summer 2016. It's still expected to launch on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. If the Japanese version launches in summer 2016, I have a feeling we won't be seeing it in the West until late 2016 or early 2017.
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