Persona 3 Reload and Persona 5 Tactica officially announced
At the 2023 Xbox Games Showcase Atlus officially revealed the announcement trailers for Persona 3 Reload and Persona 5 Tactica. They're the same trailers that were leaked on June 8, 2023, when Atlus West published the trailers early on Instagram.
Persona 3 Reload
Persona 3 Reload is a modernized remake of the classic PS2-era RPG Persona 3. It'll launch in early 2024 and is confirmed for PC, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One. Other platforms are as yet unconfirmed, but it is a day one Game Pass release.
Step into the shoes of a transfer student thrust into an unexpected fate when entering the hour "hidden" between one day and the next. Awaken an incredible power and chase the mysteries of the Dark Hour, fight for your friends, and leave a mark on their memories forever.
Persona 3 Reload is a captivating reimagining of the genre-defining RPG, reborn for the modern era with cutting-edge graphics and gameplay.
Enter the Dark Hour and Seal Your Fate
In addition to the announcement of the Persona 3 Reload game today, ATLUS is revealing an all-new English voice-over cast for numerous characters in the game. The cast revealed today, includes the following voice actors, listed in alphabetical order by in-game character name.
- Aigis – Dawn Bennett
- Akihiko Sanada – Alejandro Saab
- Fuuka Yamagishi – Suzie Yeung
- Junpei Iori – Zeno Robinson
- Ken Amada – Justine Lee
- Mitsuru Kirijo – Allegra Clark
- Protagonist – Aleks Le
- Shinjiro Aragaki – Justice Slocum
- Yukari Takeba – Heather Gonzalez
The trailer appears to feature only the male protagonist, but doesn't specify what material will be adapted from Persona 3 FES and Persona 3 Portable. Portable had an alternative route and social links featuring a female protagonist.
Persona 5 Tactica
Persona 5 Tactica is a tactical RPG spin-off of Persona 5, bringing the Phantom Thieves into a new dimension to aid a resistance movement called the Rebel Corps. The official trailer is slightly longer than the leaked version, featuring an intro scene of the characters in Leblanc.
Join the Phantom Thieves as they lead an uprising of the heart! Assemble a team of beloved heroes in a brand-new story in this thrilling combat adventure set in Persona's iconic universe. Overthrow your enemies and wipe them out with style in this fresh new tactical RPG from the award-winning Persona 5 game.
After a strange incident, the Phantom Thieves wander into a bizarre realm where its citizens are living under tyrannical oppression. Surrounded by a military group named Legionnaires, they find themselves in grave danger until a mysterious revolutionary named Erina rescues them and offers an enticing deal in exchange for their help. What truth lies behind Erina and the deal she offers to the Phantom Thieves?
Ignite Your Heart - An Emotional Uprising Begins!
The gameplay of Tactica is grid-based and turn-based, and it features a stylized aesthetic reminiscent of the "chibi" character designs featured in the Persona Q dungeon-crawler spin-off. Notably, the Phantom Thieves Goro and Kasumi don't appear to be present in the trailer visuals.
Persona 3 Reload will launch in early 2024. Persona 5 Tactica will release on November 17, 2023.