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Today’s Xbox Tokyo Game Show brought us some big announcements. Various games were revealed that are either coming to Game Pass or being ported to Xbox and PC. One of the most prominent names included in these announcements is Persona 5.
Persona 5 was originally released on the PlayStation 4 and 5. However, in June on the franchise’s 25th anniversary, it was announced that the game would soon be coming to Xbox and PC too. Today at TGS we got our final announcement on it would come to Game Pass on October 22, 2022.
Persona 5 originally launched on PlayStation around 6 years ago as part of the fan-favorite Persona Series. According to Xbox CEO Phil Spencer, Persona 3 Portable, Persona 4 Golden and Persona 5 Royal will all be available on Xbox. On October 21, Royal will be broadcast, marking the start of the rollout. The other release dates are still unknown.
The Persona series is a JRPG series by Altlas Games and is loved by fans all over the world. It was a real surprise when the first announcement of the games coming to Xbox was made. Earlier information was leaked about the possible size of the game on Xbox and PC, which you check here. You can also check the system requirements here to see if your PC can run it.
The story follows a high school student who goes by the alias Joker. He transfers to a new school after being wrongfully convicted of assault and put on probation. It is located in modern Tokyo. He and other students develop a special power over the course of a school year. becomes the Phantom Thieves of Hearts, a secret vigilante organization.
They team up to purge the evil minds of adults and go to another realm called the metaverse. The team uses Personas, physical representations of their minds, to fight monsters known as Shadows. The game mixes RPG with social simulation and other genres to create a great mix of all.
Persona 5 will be available on Xbox Series X, and S, Xbox One and Windows PC for free if you have Game Pass. Other entries in the Persona series do not yet have a release date, so stay tuned.
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