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Persona 3 Reload to Have Day One DLC

Screenshot of Persona 3 Reload

To anyone familiar with the Persona series, it will come as no surprise that Atlus has announced a plethora of DLC to coincide with the February 2nd release date of Persona 3 Reload, the newest (re)entry in the long-running series. Calling back to the series’ most popular entries, the additional content breaks down into three categories: costumes, background music, and summonable Personas.

Persona 3 Reload Costume Pack DLC

For those so inclined to show their flair for fashion whilst trudging through Tartarus, three costume packs are coming, each worth JPY 440 (around USD 3 at the time of writing). Persona 5 Royal will be represented by the Phantom Thieves Costume Set and the Shujin Academy Costume Set, while Persona 4 Golden contributes its school outfit to Persona 3 Reload with the Yasogami High School Costume Set.

Persona 3 Reload Background Music DLC

Persona games have undeniably distinct visual designs, but it is quite often its music and atmosphere that elicit deep fandom. The series is known for its epic play times (100+ hours), so giving players the option to expand the library of great tracks is probably the wisest and most justifiable DLC Atlus could offer. It certainly doesn’t hurt that the music absolutely slaps! Sadly, Atlus only plans to offer a set of six P5R tracks for JPY 550 (around USD 3.70).

Persona 5 Royal Background Music Set

  • “Last Surprise”
  • “Take Over”
  • “Rivers In the Desert”
  • “Jaldabaoth”
  • “Throw Away Your Mask”
  • “Triumph”

Persona 3 Reload Summonable Persona DLC

The final category, summonable Personas from both P4G and P5R, is the most likely to alter and hopefully enrich the gameplay experience. Atlus plans to offer two packs of nine P5R Personas for JPY 880 each (~6 USD). Perhaps disappointingly, P4G gets just one pack of three Persona for JPY 550.

Persona 5 Royal Persona Set 1

  • Persona 5 Protagonist’s Persona: Arsene
  • Ryuuji Sakamoto’s Persona: Captain Kidd
  • Morgana’s Persona: Zoro
  • Ann Takamaki’s Persona: Carmen
  • Yusuke Kitagawa’s Persona: Goemon
  • Makoto Niijima’s Persona: Johanna
  • Haru Okumura’s Persona: Milady
  • Goro Akechi’s Persona: Robin Hood
  • Kasumi Yoshizawa’s Persona: Cendrillon

Persona 5 Royal Persona Set 2

  • Persona 5 Protagonist’s Persona: Satanael
  • Ryuuji Sakamoto’s Persona: Seiten Taisei
  • Morgana’s Persona: Mercurius
  • Ann Takamaki’s Persona: Hecate
  • Yusuke Kitagawa’s Persona: Kamu Susano-o
  • Makoto Niijima’s Persona: Anat
  • Haru Okumura’s Persona: Astarte
  • Goro Akechi’s Persona: Loki
  • Kasumi Yoshizawa’s Persona: Vanadis

Persona 4 Golden Persona Set

  • Persona 4 Protagonist’s Persona: Izanagi
  • Tohru Adachi’s Persona: Magatsu-Izanagi
  • Marie’s Persona: Kaguya

To DLC or Not to DLC…

DLC is a very split subject, especially when it releases on day one. Some players hate it, maybe choosing to turn their back on a game altogether if it has DLC. Others will go out of their way to buy it all so they can have more things to experiment with and experience in their favourite series. Personally, I accept it for what it is: a way for publishers to squeeze out some extra cash with a “you want fries with that?” up-selling strategy. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

This article features just a handful of the new DLC preview images. If you want to really dive in, hit up Persona 3 Reload‘s main game page, where you can browse all media and prior coverage. RPGFan will continue to bring readers as much detail and media as we can before the game’s release on February 2nd.

Source: Gematsu

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Claton Stevenson

Claton Stevenson

Claton (yes no "Y") is an RPG obsessed News Editor. Claton fell in love with the genre whilst watching his childhood friend spam GF summons in FF VIII; thinking "wow these graphics are just like real life. Is this really a game"? He’s been chasing that feeling of awe and wonder ever since. Who knows? Maybe he’ll find it right here with RPGFan. When he’s not writing for RPGFan, you’ll find him nonchalantly leaning against the ballroom wall being the “best looking guy here.” …whatever.

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