The Persona fanbase has been crying out for the sequence (and Persona 5 specifically) to drop its long-standing PlayStation exclusivity and turn out to be out there on extra platforms for fairly a while, however whereas its upcoming launch for Xbox in addition to Steam and Switch is way extra thrilling from that perspective, the RPG is, in fact, additionally coming to PS5.
Persona 5 Royal is clearly already playable on PS5, with the PS4 model being out there on the console through backward compatibility. When the native PS5 model launches later this yr although, it appears it gained’t supply any improve path in anyway to those that already personal the sport on the PS4.
In an FAQ revealed on the official Persona web site, Atlus not too long ago confirmed that Persona 5 Royal gained’t help PS4 to PS5 upgrades, free or in any other case. If you have got the sport on PS4 and wish the native PS5 model, you’ll be able to’t get it totally free and even for a slashed worth, and can as an alternative have to purchase it at full worth once more.
As you’ll be able to think about, that hasn’t gone down notably effectively with a substantial amount of folks. Essentially asking folks to double dip when improve paths – whether or not free or paid – have turn out to be one thing of an ordinary isn’t one thing that you simply’d anticipate folks to react effectively to. It ought to be fascinating to see how Atlus responds.
Persona 5 Royal is launch for Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on (*5*) 28. It may also be out there through Game Pass.