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Persona 5 Royal is out on PC, Xbox, and Switch today

11:20 AM October 21, 2022

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, Persona 5 Royal is finally leaving PlayStation exclusivity today, October 21. The hit JRPG is now playable on Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows, Steam, PlayStation®5, and Nintendo Switch™.

Persona 5 was originally released in 2016 and re-released as Persona 5 Royal in 2019 with additional gameplay content, following the footsteps of previous installments Persona 3 with Persona 3 FES and Persona 3 Portable, and Persona 4 with Persona 4 Golden. The version of Persona 5 Royal that comes out on all modern platforms today will contain all downloadable content from the previous release.

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Atlus describes the persona franchise as an “RPG series set in modern-day Japan that is acclaimed for its narrative style of confronting everyday realities such as forging friendships and romances, alongside supernatural and paranormal themes, including uncovering and solving mysterious rumors and various urban legends.

“The series typically follows a story that unfolds after a group of teenagers discover their abilities as Persona-users, chronicling the growth of their friendship and inner selves as they confront numerous obstacles. In recent years, the franchise has been adapted to animated TV series, animated films, music concerts, theatrical stages, manga, and continues to expand its influence.”

Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden are also set for release on all modern platforms next year, January 19.

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