In their special livestream, Atlus has finally revealed that Persona 5 will be launched at September 15 this year, along with an anime episode as the game’s prequel. In addition for the important announcement, they also revealed that the Persona 5 Collector Edition will be available as the 20th Anniversary of the Persona series.
A standard copy of the game will cost 8,800 yen, while the special 20th Anniversary Edition will cost 13,800 yen. This is what you can expect from the collector’s edition, which includes DLC:
- A copy of Persona 5
- Persona 5 art book – B5 size hard-cover Shigenori Soejima-illustrated special binding
- Persona 20th Anniversary All-Time Best Album (five discs)
- Disc 1: Shin Megami Tensei: Persona, etc.
- Disc 2: Persona 2: Innocent Sin / Persona 2: Eternal Punishment
- Disc 3: Persona 3 (FES), etc.
- Disc 4: Persona 4 (The Golden), etc.
- Disc 5: Persona 5
- Special Collaboration DLC Set
- Set 01: Special Persona Set – Includes “Persona 5 ver. Orpheus Zokujin & Persona 3 ver. Orpheus” and “Persona 5 ver. Izanagi Zokujin & Persona 4 ver. Izanagi.” A set of two Personas and exclusive skills as made picaresque by Shigenori Soejima.
- Set 02: Costume & BGM & Single Set – Includes “Phantom Thief Outfits: Persona 3 Gekkoukan High School Uniforms” and “Phantom Thief Outfits: Persona 4 Yasogami High School Uniforms.” Each contains costumes for the game’s nine party members, battle BGM from their respective games, and a single set.
- Set 03: 20th Anniversary Edition Exclusive “Shigenori Soejima-illustrated Special Custom Theme”
- Special Persona 5 Art treasure box
Check out some images available for the Collector’s Edition below (click to enlarge):
Additionally, there is another Famitsu DX edition announced, which will be sold by the Japanese retailer Ebten (courtesy Gematsu). This special edition will cost 11,998 yen for the standard edition and 17,388 yen for the 20th Anniversary Edition.
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Beside the regular content which was listed above, Famitsu DX edition will also include the following items:
- Niitengo (Toy’sworks Collection) Persona 5 Protagonist (63mm tall) and Morgana (45mm tall) figures made from PCV and ABS
- Set of four Persona 5 visual clear posters (A3 size, 297x420mm)
Persona 5 will be released for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 on September 30 this year in Japan. Release date for US and Europe hasn’t been announced yet. Expect more information in the upcoming E3 event on June 14-16 in Los Angeles. Read all post related to Persona here.
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