Persona 5 has been out since last year, and the popularity of the ATLUS franchise is clearly at an all time high. According to ATLUS’ latest press release, Persona 5 has topped 2 million copies around the globe. That’s huge!
“This has been an incredible year for our company, one that represents our ambitions for Japanese games in the west. We are in the middle of experiencing tremendous growth, both in the west and abroad, and the sales of Persona 5 represent a new level of expectation for fans of the genre. Once seen as niche, Persona 5 is one of the most important titles this year, proving interest in this category is expanding. We look forward to delivering more incredible games to our fans next year.”
In addition to the sales numbers, Persona 5 has been nominated for a number of awards, including “Game of the Year,” “Best Art Direction,” “Best Score / Music,” and “Best Role-Playing Game” at the 2017 Game Awards.