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I have a confession to make. Persona 3 is my favorite game of all time. So I will freely admit that my excitement was ready and raring to go for today’s planned action to get a Persona 3 remake.
Reportedly fueled by a statement from Japanese rapper Lotus Juice (well known for working with Shoji Meguro on the Persona series) that if Persona fans truly want a remake, they should be vocal about it, that’s what fans decided to do. Taking that idea, fans headed to social media where they made art, edits, and heartfelt posts about why the best Persona game deserves a modern-day remake.
The demand for a remake was planned to be made the same date as an important in-game event called The Fall. The Fall is Persona 3’s final boss battle, making it an appropriate choice for the demand.
Originally released in Japan in 2006 (2007 in North America) for the PlayStation 2, Persona 3 would see an updated release in 2007 (2008 in the US) in the form of Persona 3 FES, which included a new exclusive epilogue. The game would get one final rerelease for the PlayStation Portable called Persona 3 Portable, it’s visual novel elements and the option to play as a female protagonist changing the experience for fans.
And of course let’s not forget the side games like Persona Q, Persona 4 Arena, and Persona 3 Dancing in Moonlight, where SEES make appearances or star in.
The desire to see the members of SEES in a new updated form is strong. A remake would help not just the fans, but gamers overall, as it becomes more difficult to acquire a copy of this classic RPG.
Though I do get that I am a bit biased, as again, it is one of my favorite games of all time.
That being said, #Persona3Remake.
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