Release Date Guessing Game! - Persona 5

#1 Edited by Aegon (5586 posts) -

So we know something will be revealed on the 24th of November. If you're optimistic and think it's an unveiling of Persona 5, then we can make an "educated" guess as to what the Japanese release date will be. Persona 3 was unveiled in March 2006 in the Famitsu Magizine. Persona 4 was unveiled in March 2008 in the Famitsu Magazine. Persona 3 released July of that year and Persona 4 released December of that year.

*conspiracy hat on*

March to July = 5 months

March to December = 10 months

November 2013 + 5 months = April 2014

November 2013 + 10 months = September 2014

Following the pattern...

November 2013 + 15 months = February 2015

THERE YOU HAVE IT FOLKS,

Expect Persona 5 to be released anywhere between Apr 2014 - Feb 2015

Feel free to make crazy guesses of your own.

#2 Edited by TheMathlete (323 posts) -

what platform would it launch on? PS3 is the most likely, I guess.

#3 Edited by TheManWithNoPlan (5475 posts) -

Ps3 in late 2014 is my guess.

#4 Posted by Flappy (2236 posts) -

Q3 of 2014 on PS3.

Or it'll go the Last Guardian route and never come out. *shrug*

#5 Edited by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

I'd hope for late 2014, myself. Though at this point I'd settle for an official announcement of any kind, regardless of date.

#6 Posted by LibrorumProhibitorum (346 posts) -

It'll just be the announcement for Persona 3 The Movie part 2, the prior part of which comes out the previous day on the 23rd.

#7 Edited by Coafi (1488 posts) -

March 2015.

#8 Posted by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

It'll just be the announcement for Persona 3 The Movie part 2, the prior part of which comes out the previous day on the 23rd.

Doubt it. Color scheme's way too off for P3.

#9 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19334 posts) -
#10 Edited by pyrodactyl (2013 posts) -

PS3 and xbox 360 between fall 2014 and fall 2015 (if we're lucky and they don't make a fucking handheld game)

#11 Edited by Aegon (5586 posts) -
#12 Edited by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

PS3 and xbox 360 between fall 2014 and fall 2015 (if we're lucky and they don't make a fucking handheld game)

I really don't see what'd be so bad about a handheld P5. P4 Golden worked out fine. As did SMT IV.

#13 Posted by afabs515 (1054 posts) -

@_zombie_ said:

@pyrodactyl said:

PS3 and xbox 360 between fall 2014 and fall 2015 (if we're lucky and they don't make a fucking handheld game)

I really don't see what'd be so bad about a handheld P5. P4 Golden worked out fine. As did SMT IV.

I'd buy any system they want me to if it lets me play P5.

Also, I'm gonna place my bet on Q4 2014. I'm a crazy optimist, I know.

#14 Edited by selfconfessedcynic (2561 posts) -

@flappy said:

Q3 of 2014 on PS3.

Or it'll go the Last Guardian route and never come out. *shrug*

Ps3 in late 2014 is my guess.

Yup, I'm with you guys.

#15 Posted by BeachThunder (11922 posts) -

I hope this will be as great as the Half-Life 3 release date guessing thread.

#16 Edited by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

@afabs515 said:

@_zombie_ said:

@pyrodactyl said:

PS3 and xbox 360 between fall 2014 and fall 2015 (if we're lucky and they don't make a fucking handheld game)

I really don't see what'd be so bad about a handheld P5. P4 Golden worked out fine. As did SMT IV.

I'd buy any system they want me to if it lets me play P5.

Also, I'm gonna place my bet on Q4 2014. I'm a crazy optimist, I know.

Pretty much. I just really want P5.

#17 Edited by Tajasaurus (859 posts) -

I don't care when it comes out. I just hope it's a Vita game.

#18 Edited by Hunter5024 (5667 posts) -

Let's make a pool! My money is on November 2014 for japan, with an English release in February.

#19 Posted by Darji (5294 posts) -

If the 24th November really is a Persona 5 announcement than my guess would be April to may 2014 in Japan end of 2014 in the west. The last time P4 was announced when it was already 80% done so I expect the same here^^

Platform most likely and hopefully PS3 don't think 360 would be profitable even in the west.

#20 Posted by probablytuna (3654 posts) -

My guess is September 2014. On a Friday.

#21 Posted by ll_Exile_ll (1695 posts) -

@_zombie_ said:

@pyrodactyl said:

PS3 and xbox 360 between fall 2014 and fall 2015 (if we're lucky and they don't make a fucking handheld game)

I really don't see what'd be so bad about a handheld P5. P4 Golden worked out fine. As did SMT IV.

I can't speak for everyone, but I sure as hell don't want to have to buy a new system for a single game (and I would definitely cave and buy a Vita or 3DS if P5 was an exclusive, despite not wanting either of those systems.)

#22 Posted by ch3burashka (5062 posts) -

This thread is bad, and you should feel bad.

#23 Posted by jimmyfenix (3854 posts) -

Shocking twist of events P5 will be a WII U exclusive!!.......... Seriously around 2015 on PS3 , 360 , 3ds and vita. Its one of atlus`s biggest franchise. So they will be going big.

#24 Posted by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

@_zombie_ said:

@pyrodactyl said:

PS3 and xbox 360 between fall 2014 and fall 2015 (if we're lucky and they don't make a fucking handheld game)

I really don't see what'd be so bad about a handheld P5. P4 Golden worked out fine. As did SMT IV.

I can't speak for everyone, but I sure as hell don't want to have to buy a new system for a single game (and I would definitely cave and buy a Vita or 3DS if P5 was an exclusive, despite not wanting either of those systems.)

Same, but I'm gonna have to regardless since it's not likely that it'll come out on the 360.

A 3DS/Vita + game is cheaper than a PS3 anyways. So it's a win-win situation for me.

#25 Posted by ll_Exile_ll (1695 posts) -

@_zombie_ said:

@ll_exile_ll said:

@_zombie_ said:

@pyrodactyl said:

PS3 and xbox 360 between fall 2014 and fall 2015 (if we're lucky and they don't make a fucking handheld game)

I really don't see what'd be so bad about a handheld P5. P4 Golden worked out fine. As did SMT IV.

I can't speak for everyone, but I sure as hell don't want to have to buy a new system for a single game (and I would definitely cave and buy a Vita or 3DS if P5 was an exclusive, despite not wanting either of those systems.)

Same, but I'm gonna have to regardless since it's not likely that it'll come out on the 360.

A 3DS/Vita + game is cheaper than a PS3 anyways. So it's a win-win situation for me.

I'd say there's a decent chance it comes out on 360, but if you're forced to get a PS3 it's much better than being forced to get a Vita. There's so many amazing PS3 exclusives you'd then have the opportunity to get (most of which would probably be really cheap by that point). Also keep in my mind that if we're talking mid to late 2014 the PS3 will have almost certainly dropped significantly in price (being post PS4 launch and all).

#26 Edited by ViciousBearMauling (1094 posts) -

2014 to early 2015, PS3 PS4 and Vita.

#27 Posted by Darji (5294 posts) -

@_zombie_ said:

@ll_exile_ll said:

@_zombie_ said:

@pyrodactyl said:

PS3 and xbox 360 between fall 2014 and fall 2015 (if we're lucky and they don't make a fucking handheld game)

I really don't see what'd be so bad about a handheld P5. P4 Golden worked out fine. As did SMT IV.

I can't speak for everyone, but I sure as hell don't want to have to buy a new system for a single game (and I would definitely cave and buy a Vita or 3DS if P5 was an exclusive, despite not wanting either of those systems.)

Same, but I'm gonna have to regardless since it's not likely that it'll come out on the 360.

A 3DS/Vita + game is cheaper than a PS3 anyways. So it's a win-win situation for me.

but the quality would be way worse than it could be especially if it comes out on a 3DS. I really want a great game including 5.1 sound awesome anime cutscenes in 1080P and maybe even dual voicees.

#28 Posted by RE_Player1 (7560 posts) -

Summer 2014.

#29 Posted by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

@ll_exile_ll: Decent chance, but I'm not holding my breath. Getting a PS3'd be good and all, but personally I've already got a bunch of games I want to get for the 3DS and Vita.

A PS3 game is more likely, though. I just don't think a handheld Persona is such a bad thing.

#30 Posted by Chaser324 (6511 posts) -

I'm going to guess it'll be a PS3/360 release (leveraging the work done on Catherine) in August 2014. I'd prefer to see it on a PS4 or Vita, but that seems unlikely unless P5 development started far later than most people have speculated and the release date is more in the 2015/2016 range.

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