Persona 5 Website Updated with Countdown to May 5


The official Persona 5 website has been updated with a 316-hour countdown until May 5, 2016.

P5 Arrow

The arrow to the right of the official Japanese website for the game leads to the new URL, where the countdown is taking place and will end on May 5, 2016 at 8:30 AM EDT (5:30 AM PDT / at 9:30 PM JST).

Persona 5 Countdown

This follows the recent rumor that Persona 5 retailers are aware of the game’s release date and that it will be between August 18 and September 30, 2016.

The last Persona 5 related countdown started on November 20, 2014, when the Persona Super Live 2015 event was announced. This lead to the concert where the first Persona 5 gameplay trailer was revealed.

Persona 5 Concert Countdown

The last Persona 5 event was the “Business Trip! Persona Channel TOKYO GAME SHOW 2015” which occurred in September 2015, which lead to the reveal of the latest Persona 5 trailer and the game’s delay to Summer 2016 in Japan.

Persona 5 is slated to be released for the PS3 and PS4 in Japan in Summer 2016, with a 2016 North American release date.

Persona 5