Sega kicked off 2024 by launching not one, however two large JRPGs within the area of every week, and each have turned out to be large successes for the corporate. Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth got here first, raking within the plaudits and having fun with business success to match, with over 1,000,000 copies bought at launch. Persona 3 Reload, which launched final week, is off to an analogous begin.
The acclaimed RPG remake at the moment sits at a Metacritic rating of 88, and proper out the gate, it’s seeing spectacular gross sales as effectively. Taking to Twitter, Atlus introduced that Persona 3 Reload bought over 1 million models in its first week, which, by the way, additionally makes it the corporate’s fastest-selling recreation of all time. That’s a powerful begin as it’s, however when you think about the truth that the sport can also be obtainable by way of Recreation Go, it turns into much more so.
At launch, Persona 3 Reload hit a peak of 45,000 gamers on Steam, making it the largest launch on the platform for an Atlus recreation so far. The remake additionally debuted within the weekly UK retail charts in second place.
Atlus has stated that it doesn’t intend to launch an expanded model of Persona 3 Reload just like Persona 4 Golden or Persona 5 Royal, however leaks have claimed that the sport will as an alternative obtain substantial post-launch DLC, which will even embrace Persona 3 FES’ unique story episode, The Reply.
Persona 3 Reload is out there on PS5, Xbox Collection X/S, PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
Persona 3 Reload bought 1,000,000 copies worldwide inside its first week, turning into the quickest promoting recreation in ATLUS historical past! 🎉
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