Developer Atlus, has today unveiled that the latest iteration in the acclaimed Persona series, Persona 5 has been delayed due to some gameplay tuning.
Originally slated to launch sometime this year, developer Atlus now says to expect the game in the summer of 2016 on both PS3 and PS4.
This information was unveiled in the developer’s Tokyo Game Show press conference, alongside a hotly anticipated new trailer, showcasing an array of the game’s enticing new gameplay mechanics and Personas.
Persona series chief director Katsura Hashino shared a message for the fans in a video interview.
Hashino says that at the moments, all the “parts” of Persona 5 have been assembled, and they’re currently tuning up the gameplay. In order to meet all the expectations from fans, the chief director and the others are focusing on making Persona 5 into a more complete game, so he asks if it’s okay to keep you guys waiting just a little longer.
Atlus has updated its Persona 5 Tokyo Game Show website with descriptions of the game’s four main characters, who together form the “Phantom Thieves.”
For those who don’t know, Persona 5 will see gamers take hold of a high school student, who has been imbued with the ability to forge ‘personas’ pertaining to his own psyche as he traverses an array of demon inundated dungeons and heists.