Persona Series Reaches 1.65 Million Units Sold

By Spencer . October 19, 2011 . 5:40pm

And that figure is just for Japan. According to a slide from Index Holding’s most recent investors presentation, the Persona series as a whole sold 1.65 million games

 

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Index has big plans for Persona 4. An anime series is airing in Japan and three games are currently in production. Arc System Works is making a fighting game called Persona 4: The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena. It will debut in Japanese arcades next spring with a console release slated for summer. Index is developing Persona 4: The Golden for PlayStation Vita, which has a new character and a rescue mode. The company is also developing Persona 4 Social, which will be modeled after Persona 3 Social.

 

The enhanced port of Persona 2: Innocent Sin contributed to 112,000 units of sales for the series. Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 sold 106,000 units in Japan. Catherine was the publisher’s top selling game with 260,000 units sold in Japan and 230,000 units sold overseas. A total of 490,000 units were sold, a bit lower than the 500,000 figure in the company’s financial report, but they did put "approximately" in front of that figure.


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