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Persona 6 Rumored To Be Different, Represents A Change In Direction For Series

Atlus’ Persona 6 is rumored to be different from prior entries in a lot of ways, and the game represents a change direction for the series.

According to Twitter user MbKKssTBhz5, who has been sharing information regarding games in active development at Atlus, Persona 6 will be different from prior series entries in a lot of ways, because it is being developed by a Persona team that is comprised of mostly new staff members. They described the new direction for brought forth by Persona 6 to be along the lines of the coming together of Persona 3 Reload and Persona 5 spin-offs. They added that a lot of the staff from Persona 3 Reload and the Persona 5 spin-offs are also working on Persona 6, along with some supervising.

Persona 6 series

Based on what the leaker said, Atlus will start talking about Persona 6 alongside an unrevealed spin-off sometime next year. The game was supposed to be shown a long time ago, but Atlus decided to wait a while longer. Regarding the topic of exclusivity, the leaker stated that they didn’t know a lot on the matter due publisher deals being kept a secret. However, they did know that the game would not see the light of day on previous-gen consoles. They added that they have only seen the game running on PS5.

Regarding the mention of traditional Persona games and spin-offs coming together for Persona 6, the leaker clarified that they didn’t mean the game will feature spin-off gameplay. They stated that they were purely talking about the game’s presentation, as the art team for the Persona 5 spin-offs is working on Persona 6. They said that Persona 5 represents a new development structure for Atlus that started up with Persona 3 Reload.

The leaker also mentioned that Atlus is using special codenames for projects lately, and one of the codenames for Persona 6 is Carbon. Meanwhile, the codename for the unannounced spin-off is Asa.

Additionally, they shared that Persona 5 Tactica will feature DLC stories, with one focused on Akechi and Yoshizawa and the other on Persona 5 Striker characters.

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