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Atlus’ website hacked, perpetrator trolls Persona fans around the world

by Ron Duwell | April 26, 2016April 26, 2016 9:00 am PST

While the countdown timer on the official Persona 5 website is still legit, another update recently made to Atlus’ official Japanese website is not. News spread this weekend about a PC port of Persona 5 that Atlus accidentally leaked by “pushing the wrong button too early.”

The website’s update read like this:

Persona Atlus hack (1)

Very clearly, it says right there on the official website that Persona 5 will be coming to the PlayStation 4 and PC. Signed, sealed, delivered, I’m yours, right?

Well, take a look at the next update which happened later in the weekend… in the year 3000!

Persona Atlus hack (2)

Oops. I wonder what the password was. “Persona?” Oh my goodness.

At any rate, Persona 5 is not confirmed for a PC release despite how sweet one would absolutely be. I mean, Final Fantasy XV doesn’t have a PC confirmation, but we all know its happening. What’s the holdup, Atlus?

Instead, the game will be coming to the PlayStation 4 later in 2016.


Ron Duwell

Ron has been living it up in Japan for the last decade, and he has no intention of leaving this technical wonderland any time soon. When he's not...