Persona 3 Reload Announced, Launches in Early 2024

    Burn your dread in an HD remake.

    ATLUS have announced Persona 3 Reload, a full remake of the original Persona 3 title built with Unreal Engine. The Persona 3 remake is coming to consoles and PC with day one access for Xbox Game Pass subscribers. 

    Iconic Persona 3 characters including the protagonist, Yukari, Junpei, and Aegis were shown in the reveal trailer at Xbox Games Showcase 2023. Persona 3 fans can expect all-new HD graphics, stylized menus, new “side episodes,” quality of life improvements, and much more in the remake. Moreover, the remake is targeting an early 2024 release date, and the official website is now live. The official website, previously reported as the P3RE.JP domain, includes character portraits of the protagonist, Yukari Takeba, and Junpei Iori with more coming soon. 

    In a press release sent to Final Weapon, ATLUS revealed the new voice cast of Persona 3 Reload:

    • 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

    Further, an IGN interview with producer Ryota Niitsuma and chief director Kazuhisa Wada confirms Persona 3 Reload focuses on content from the original Persona 3 release. This means that “The Answer” content from Persona 3 FES and Persona 3 Portable’s female protagonist and additional content is not included in the remake.

    Here’s a story synopsis of Persona 3 Reload alongside the new trailer, courtesy of ATLUS:

    About Persona 3 Reload

    Persona 3 Reload key art

    Step into the shoes of a transfer student thrust into an unexpected fate and enter the hour “hidden” between one day and the next. Awaken an incredible power and chase the mysteries of Tartarus, fight for your friends, and leave a mark on their memories forever.

    Play the game like never before with a revamped battle system, cutting-edge graphics and gameplay, enhanced audio featuring all-new English voice-over, and much more. Dive into the Dark Hour and awaken the depths of your heart!

    Persona 3 Reload Announcement Trailer

    Fans may also look forward to Persona 5 Tactica, a new strategy RPG featuring the Phantom Thieves and original characters. Persona 5 Tactica players will face a new threat in the Metaverse while adapting to a new twist in combat. Instead of the standard Persona turn-based combat system, the new title allows players to control the Phantom Thieves and their allies in a strategy RPG. 

    Persona 3 Reload launches in early 2024 for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Steam versions are expected to release alongside these versions.

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    Soul Kiwami
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    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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