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Persona 5 sells big on Day 1 in Japan

Author: David Lozada
18-Sep-2016

Category: News

The newest entry in the acclaimed JRPG franchise sold big according to reports online. Selling through 70% of its original shipment in Japan, the game is currently in line with Sega's sales projections of hitting 500,000 copies sold within the first month.

Persona 5 sells big on Day 1 in Japan
According to reports online, developer Atlus' highly anticipated JRPG Persona 5 has sold through 70% of its original shipment in Japan, marking the publisher's sales expectations for the game in line with actual sales numbers.

Originally speculated that Sega could be expecting 500,000 copies of the game sold this month, Media Create tracker numbers will be released next week. Statistics for previous games in the series can be found in the chart below, courtesy of Persona Central:

Sales data for the Persona series, courtesy of Persona Central
Persona 5 was released for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in Japan on September 15 to high praise. It will release in North America and Europe on February 14.

Source:
http://personacentral.com/a-graphic-of-overall-persona-game-sales-in-japan/
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost.php?p=217060762&postcount=311
https://twitter.com/oscarlemaire/status/776840997913460736
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