Persona 5 Coming to Xbox and PC on October 21

Abdullah Waseem
Abdullah Waseem
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Joker from Persona 5 Royal

Today’s Xbox Tokyo Game Show brought us some major announcements. Various games were revealed that are either coming to the Game Pass or are being ported to Xbox and PC. One of the most prominent names included in these announcements is Persona 5.

Persona 5 Launching on Xbox Game Pass

Persona 5 was originally released on the PlayStation 4 and 5. However, this June on the 25th anniversary of the franchise, it was announced the game would soon be coming to Xbox and PC as well. Today at the TGS, we got our final announcement that it would be coming to Game Pass on October 22, 2022.

More about Persona 5

Persona 5 originally launched on PlayStation about 6 years ago as a part of the fan-favorite Persona Series. According to Xbox’s 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 issued, marking the start of the roll-out. The other release dates are yet 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 initial announcement of the games coming to Xbox was made. Earlier information was leaked about the possible size of the game on the Xbox and PC which you check here. You can also check system requirements here to see if your PC can run it.

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Persona Series to Xbox and PC

The plot of the Game

The story follows a high school student going by the alias Joker. He moves to a new school after being wrongfully convicted of assault and placed on probation. It is set in contemporary Tokyo. He and other pupils develop a particular power over the course of a school year. becoming the Phantom Thieves of Hearts, a clandestine vigilante organization.

They team up to clear the evil minds of adults and go to another realm called the metaverse. The team uses Personas, physical representations of their mind, to combat monsters known as Shadows. The game blends 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 free if you have the Game Pass. Other entries in the Persona series don’t have a release date yet so stay tuned for that.

What are your thoughts on Persona coming to Xbox Game Pass? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Abdullah is an avid gamer who primarily plays single-player titles. If you can't find him anywhere, he'll probably be at his desk playing The Witcher 3 for the millionth time. When he isn't playing games, he's either reading or writing about them.
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