Atlus has just announced via press-release and Twitter that Persona 5 has crossed the 2 Million Sales figure mark worldwide since its release on September 15, 2016. To celebrate this feat, Atlus released a new illustration from the Persona Series Character Designer Shigenori. You guys can check it out below. Atlus wrote on Twitter: “#Persona5 has sold over 2 million copies worldwide! On behalf of everyone here at ATLUS USA, we would like to thank everyone for their support. Enjoy this drawing from Persona series Character Designer Shigenori Soejima.”
In a press-release send to Gamepur, Atlus said: “The overall sales of Persona 5 for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 have reached a crucial milestone with more than 2 million copies sold worldwide. Since the initial launch, Persona 5 has earned critical acclaim, receiving recognition and awards from prestigious media outlets and fans.”
The publisher then went on to reveal the list of The Game Awards 2017 Nominations that Persona 5 has received. In total, Persona 5 has been nominated for 4 categories: “Game of the Year, Best Art Direction, Best Score/Music and Best RPG Game”.
“This has been an incredible year for our company, one that represents our ambitions for Japanese games in the west,” said Naoto Hiraoka, president & CEO of Atlus U.S.A., Inc. “We are in the middle of experiencing tremendous growth, both in the west and abroad, and the sales of Persona 5 represent a new level of expectation for fans of the genre. Once seen as niche, Persona 5 is one of the most important titles this year, proving interested in this category is expanding. We look forward to delivering more incredible games to our fans next year.”
Team Gamepur Congratulate Atlus for this amazing milestone for Persona 5.