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Atlus Encourages Players to Demand Persona 5 for Nintendo Switch
2020-02-19 05:49:57

Atlus Calls for Action

With the release of Persona 5 Royal only a month away, Atlus West – the publisher of the illustrious Persona series – began a campaign to encourage players to ask for a Switch release.  IGN asked Atlus Community Manager, Ari Advincula, about Persona 5 coming to Nintendo Switch. Her response was, “I am a strong believe in ‘never give up on hope’.” Featured on Reddit, the thread received over 16K upvotes. While Persona has maintained being a Playstation-exclusive franchise, Atlus has released spin-offs of the series on Nintendo systems. Among them include Persona Q and Persona Q2 for 3DS and the upcoming Persona 5 Scramble – a Musou title – for Nintendo Switch later this year.  More notably, however, the protagonist from Persona 5 made his debut in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, last year, as a DLC character. Put together, all of these elements have perpetuated hope for the award-winning RPG to come to Nintendo’s console. As of February 16th, #BreakFreePersona was trending on Twitter. The social media movement garnered a huge following with players demanding Atlus release Persona 5 Royal on Nintendo Switch. For Smash Bros. fans who do not own a PS4, it would become a capital investment for Atlus to introduce Joker fans to his home game for the first time.  As has been the case for over two decades, Super Smash Bros. serves to market characters and games to players from the games they were originally from. Note that Cloud appeared in Super Smash Bros. before Final Fantasy VII ever came to a Nintendo system. Yet, while even Final Fantasy VII is now available on Nintendo Switch, Atlus currently shows no signs of releasing Persona 5 Royal on the system.

Atlus Titles on Nintendo Switch

In the meantime, Atlus has recently re-released their Wii U title, Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore, for Nintendo Switch. Also noteworthy is, despite their strong line of games for the 3DS, Atlus has yet to make an update regarding Shin Megami Tensei V, which was first revealed several years ago. With that said, we’ll keep you updated on the news regarding Persona 5 Royal for Nintendo Switch. Have you played Persona 5 before? Would you like it to come to Nintendo Switch? Let us know in the comments below!
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    No, I just want SMT V for Switch.


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