Persona 3 Reload Debuts with 116k Physical Copies Sold in Japan

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Persona 3 Reload, remake of the original Persona mainline title launched 18 years ago, released for the PS4, PS5, Steam, Windows, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S last week on February 2nd. Sales tracker Famitsu reports that 116,392 total physical copies were sold during its first week in stores in Japan.

The Famitsu estimated sales data for Persona 3 Reload in Japan are of sales ranging from January 29 to February 4, 2024. The number of copies sold does not include digital downloads of the game.

With Persona 3 Reload launching on Game Pass as well as the increasing importance of digital downloads, the number of physical copies sold does not paint the entire picture, but  it can still be used as concrete data regarding the number of copies sold in the region.

Persona Opening Sales Comparison

A comparison of the Japanese opening physical sales (and lifetime physical sales) of previous Persona remakes. All numbers are taken from the Famitsu sales tracker, via Game Data Library.

  1. [PSV] Persona 4 Golden {2012.06.14} – 152,499 / 324,357
  2. [PSP] Persona 3 Portable {2009.11.01} – 108,343 / 305,804
  3. [PS4] Persona 5 Royal {2019.10.31} – 201,448 / 244,050
  4. [PS2] Persona 3 FES {2007.04.19} – 105,099 / 165,471
  5. [PS5] Persona 3 Reload {2024.02.02} – 76,368 / NEW
  6. [PSP] Persona {2009.04.29} – 95,406 / 156,205
  7. [PSP] Persona 2: innocent Sin {2011.04.14} – 62,091 / 112,412
  8. [NSW] Persona 5 Royal {2022.10.21} – 45,998 / 79,683
  9. [PS4] Persona 3 Reload {2024.02.02} – 40,024 / NEW
  10. [PSP] Persona 2: Eternal Punishment {2012.05.17} – 28,212 / 57,905
  11. [PS5] Persona 5 Royal {2022.10.21} – 5,051 / 5,051

It has been confirmed that Persona 3 Reload sold over 1 million copies worldwide in less than a week, making it the fastest selling title in Atlus history.

The Persona series as a whole has sold over 16.8 million copies worldwide as of November 2022, with the Persona 5 series itself consisting of over 10 million units of those sales. Recently, Persona 5 Strikers has achieved 2 million copies sold since its launch 4 years ago.

Persona 3 Reload was released on February 2nd, 2024 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Steam, Windows, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S. It is also available on Game Pass.

Famitsu