After somewhat teasing, Atlus have launched Persona 4 Golden on PC, making it the primary (and arguably finest) entry within the much-loved JRPG sequence to make it over. It’s out proper now, showing on Steam forward of right this moment’s anticipated announcement. It’s a sequence I’ve been hankering for on PC for completely ages, so it’s nice to see Atlus and Sega lastly opening the floodgates. Here’s hoping it gained’t be too lengthy earlier than Persona 5 follows in its wake.
A port of the PlayStation Vita game from 2012, the PC model of Persona 4 Golden now has assist for larger resolutions and unlocked framerate. You can change between the unique Japanese voice over and its English dub.
Set within the quiet city of Inaba, Persona 4 Golden sees a younger teenager and his mates develop into embroiled in a sequence of horrible homicide instances. With the native police at a loss on find out how to catch this mysterious serial killer, you find yourself doing a little investigating of your personal when one in all your mates goes lacking, following them into an odd parallel world that *checks notes* exists inside your TV.
Much dungeon crawling and turn-based battling ensues, however you’ve additionally obtained to be sure to don’t fall behind in class. Thus, in traditional Persona trend, you’ll be spending the day changing into a mannequin scholar and making associates, and by night time you’ll be hitting up these randomly-generated dungeons to beef up your demon-slaying powers to try to remedy what’s inflicting all these murders and produce the world again to rights.
Persona Four initially got here out on the PS2 all the best way again in 2008, which was then adopted by an enhanced model generally known as Persona 4 Golden on the PlayStation Vita in 2012. It’s the identical game because the PS2 authentic, however comprises a few further options: primarily two further Social Links (aka character relationships you’ll be able to foster with associates and different Inaba residents to energy up your Persona summons) and barely re-tooled story components. This ‘Golden’ mannequin has develop into one thing of a Persona sequence custom as of late, as Atlus have simply finished the same factor with Persona 5 Royal, which got here out earlier this yr. This added an additional character, a brand new Palace dungeon, new music and additional story and social bits to the unique game from 2016, and is taken into account by many to be the definitive model of the game.
Persona 4 Golden is out now on Steam for £16/€20/$20.
Alas, there’s nonetheless no phrase if Persona 5 shall be following in Persona 4 Golden’s footsteps onto PC simply but, however right here’s hoping this would be the first of many Persona games to make the bounce.
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