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    G-MODE Archives+: Persona 3 Aigis: The First Mission Announced

    Experience the back story of Aigis on Switch and PC.

    G-MODE announced ATLUS’ feature phone RPG Persona 3 Aigis: The First Mission will be released as a G-MODE Archives+ game for Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam in Japan. A release date was not announced yet. 

    Persona 3 Reload is the latest game in the long-running Persona series, serving as a remake of the original Persona 3. The game depicts events that happen in 2009 and 2010 for the members of SEES, but many fans know little about the back story of Aigis. This back story happens in Persona 3 Aigis: The First Mission, which takes place 10 years before Persona 3 in 1999.

    Here’s an overview of G-MODE Archives+: Persona 3 Aigis: The First Mission, via the official Steam page

    This work features Aigis who appeared in Persona 3 (released in 2006) as the main character. A 3D action RPG distributed on feature phones as a side story.

    The story takes place in 1999 at the Kirijo Ergonomics Institute in Yakushima.
    When the Type 7 Aegis arrives on the island, an incident occurs during a training exercise.
    The past story of Aigis, which was never told in the main story Persona 3, is now revealed…

    In addition to original characters, characters that appeared in the main story also appear!
    Additionally, the familiar Persona system from the series is still alive and well in this game.
    Raise Aigis’ level, strengthen her equipment, and conquer the shadows that appear on the island.

    Game System

    As you defeat enemies, you will gain experience points and Aigis will level up. You can also purchase equipment using the money you get along with experience points. In particular, there are three types of weapons, each with their own unique attack methods, so it’s fun to switch them out depending on the battle situation and preference.

    Equipment can be purchased at the Workshop in the Lab. The workshop also sells other items, which have effects such as restoring Aigis’ hit points.

    The Persona that can be said to be a feature of the original work is alive and well in this work. Help Aegis with powerful attacks and support skills. However, once used, “SP (Soul Points)” will be consumed, and it cannot be used until the gauge returns to full through recovery over time.

    Persona will learn new skills when Aegis’s level reaches a certain level.

    Story

    The setting of this work is Yakushima, 10 years before the main story “Persona 3”. In addition to the original characters of this work, characters that appeared in the main story will also appear and color the story.
    Aegis exercises held on an island surrounded by nature. “A certain incident” happened during that time…
    A story related to Aegis’ past that was never told in the main story will now be revealed.

    Original characters with strong personalities just like the original. What kind of relationship will they have with Aegis from 10 years ago?

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    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    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] | Muck Rack: https://muckrack.com/raul-landaverde-1

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