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Persona 5 given a lovey-dovey release date for North America

Persona fans in North America were finally given a release date today for Persona 5. Alongside the wonderful news, Atlus also announced two collectible editions for the game.

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Persona 5 given a lovey-dovey release date for North America

The Japanese role-playing game series will be released exclusively on PlayStation 3 and PS4 and is available to pre-order now.

Besides the PS3 game, there will a PS4 SteelBook Launch Edition as well as a limited number of the "Take Your Heart" Premium Edition.

Those interested in the SteelBook Launch Edition for PS4 should know it is only available through pre-order and there are a limited number available. It will run you $59.99/CA$79.99, and is "emblazoned with Persona 5 designs."

The "Take Your Heart" Premium Edition is also a PS4-only offering and will set you back $89.99/CA$109.99.

It includes the following:

  • Soundtrack CD: A selection of music from Persona 5 by legendary series composer Shoji Meguro in a CD wallet featuring P5 artwork.
  • 4" Morgana plush: Morgana the cat is not just the mascot of the Phantom Thieves, but is also a member--and also not just a cat! The premium edition includes an exclusive 4" plush of Morgana.
  • 64-page hardcover art book: This art book is full of concept sketches, character art, and more by character designer Shigenori Soejima.
  • SteelBook: As strong as a vault, the game disc for the PS4 will come specially packaged in a SteelBook collectible case, emblazoned with Persona 5 designs.
  • School bag: Designed after the traditional school bags in Japan, the exclusive replica bag comes complete with the Shujin Academy crest.
  • Collectible outer box: Easily the largest premium edition in ATLUS' history, the entirety of the "Take Your Heart" Premium Edition comes in a colossal collectible box.

Atlus said the PS3 version of the game will come in a standard game box and will cost $49.99/CA$59.99.

Persona 5 will be released in North America on February 14, 2017 and the game will be on-hand at E3 2016 next week.

For everything Persona 5 related, be sure to check out page hub.

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