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Persona 5's success prompts Atlus to thank fans in open letter, director to leave series behind

Persona 5's success prompts Atlus to thank fans in open letter, director to leave series behind

Ron Duwell

Persona 5 is riding high as the second-highest rated game of 2017, and Atlus has certainly noticed the broadening appeal of its once niche franchise. The series broke ground back in 2007 when the North American sleeper-hit release of Persona 3 stole the limelight from AAA franchises like Mass Effect, and its fandom has only expanded with each passing release. Longtime series Director...

Persona 5 sees the biggest launch in series history, opens at number 1 in the UK

Persona 5 sees the biggest launch in series history, opens at number 1 in the UK

Ron Duwell

Franchises left and right are breaking their launch records now that gaming is bigger than ever, and even the niche franchises are seeing the benefits of larger audiences. Persona 5 is available now for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, and wouldn’t you know it? It’s already the biggest Persona game ever! Granted, it has a pretty small test group to compete against. Persona was a...