Persona 5 Release Date and Preorder Bonuses

Posted on Aug 9 2016 - 7:00pm by Jordan Cundiff

Deep Silver released a bit of new information on the upcoming title Persona 5.

Along with a release date for Persona 5, Deep Silver also released information on Pre-order bonuses. Set for release February 14th, 2017 Persona 5 is available in one of three versions. If you’re a fan of the series, the “Take Your Heart Edition” contains the most content including:

Take Your Heart Edition – $89.96

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  • “Take Your Heart” Premium Edition comes with game, SteelBook collectible case, soundtrack CD, 4″ Morgana Plush, 64-page hardcover art book, school bag & collectible outer box

Want the game without dropping the higher price point? Persona 5 also comes in a “Steelbook” Edition. While this edition does not include all of the extras such as the plush and school bag, you still get SteelBook Collectible case while only paying the game’s base price.

SteelBook Edition – $59.96

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  • SteelBook Edition comes with game & SteelBook collectible case

For those that just want the game by itself there is the standard edition of the game.

 

 

Standard Edition –$59.96

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  • Includes base game

 

*If you’re preordering, might as well go for the SteelBook Edition since it’s the same price*

 

Sadly, these preorder bonuses are only for PS4, so while the game will still be coming to PS3 you won’t get any special editions.

 

New to the Persona franchise? Here is a quick description of the game:

 

Persona 5 marks the return of the award-winning franchise on home consoles since the PS2 generation, and is the first numbered Persona game in over eight years! With fast-paced Japanese role-playing game mechanics, exciting action sequences, vibrantly stylized characters, enemies, and environments, and elegant anime-style cut-scenes, Persona 5 is unlike any of its predecessors!

Persona 5 is a game about the internal and external conflicts of a group of troubled high school students – the protagonist and a collection of compatriots he meets in the game’s story – who live dual lives as Phantom Thieves. They have the typically ordinary day-to-day of a Tokyo high schooler – attending class, after school activities and part-time jobs. But they also undertake fantastical adventures by using otherworldly powers to enter the hearts of people. Their power comes from the Persona, the Jungian concept of the “self;” the game’s heroes realize that society forces people to wear masks to protect their inner vulnerabilities, and by literally ripping off their protective mask and confronting their inner selves do the heroes awaken their inner power, and use it to strive to help those in need. Ultimately, the group of Phantom Thieves seeks to change their day-to-day world to match their perception and see through the masks modern-day society wears.

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