According to the latest financial report shared by Sega Sammy during its “Road to 2020” business recap presentation on Monday, Persona 5, Atlus’ latest entry in the Persona franchise, has sold more than 2.2 million units around the world.
Persona 5 launched for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in Japan on the 15th of September, 2016, and outside of Japan on the 4th of April, 2017. The game was met with critical acclaim upon its release with a lot of praise being directed at its absolutely eye-popping graphical style and art direction.
It was also the recipient of a number of accolades, being nominated for “Game of the Year”, “Best Art Direction”, “Best Score/Music”, and winning “Best Role Playing Game” at The Game Awards 2017. It also received the “Users’ Choice Award” and “Gold Prize” at the PlayStation Awards 2016 in Japan.