From the sequel to one of the most renowned Metroidvanias to extensive footage of Starfield, this weekend’s Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase was not short on news. Much of the news in question focused on games that were arriving on Game Pass for Xbox Series, Xbox One, and PC. One such announcement was the launch of three Persona games, which will be arriving on Xbox Game Pass.
Persona Games Set for Xbox Series and PC Release
What to Know Regarding Persona Games Coming to New Platforms
Persona 3 Portable, Persona 4 Golden, and Persona 5 Royal will be making their way to Xbox Series, Xbox One, and PC platforms. The only confirmed release date of the games in question is Persona 5 Royal, which will be landing on Xbox Game Pass on October 21; the remaining two have yet to be confirmed in terms of specific release dates. Persona 3 Portable is perhaps the most interesting, as it’s a PlayStation Portable version that helped popularize the series in North America. Stay tuned to Xbox on various channels to learn when these titles will be hitting Xbox’s services.
The Persona series has become nothing short of a fan favorite, not only due to its RPG elements but unique style, boasting sharp graphics and catchy soundtracks alike. Throughout the series, players focus on the lives of seemingly average teenagers in Japan, who must not only balance their normal lives with their responsibilities to battle demons and other nefarious forces.
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As mentioned earlier, the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase focused heavily on titles that will also release on Game Pass. Microsoft’s gaming subscription service isn’t short on classic content, evidenced by such titles as Doom, Banjo-Kazooie, and Fable. The addition of Persona games should be a welcome surprise to not only longtime fans of the franchise but those that have yet to take the plunge. Whether one is a fan of the RPG genre, the presentation of the Persona series alone is worth giving these titles a try.
What is your take on this news? Are you new to the Persona series, looking to dive in, or are you a longtime fan that may wish to revisit one or more of these titles?
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