Persona Series Sold 400k Copies Worldwide From October to December 2020


Sega Sammy has released their Fiscal Year Ending March 2021 third quarter financial results today (which consists of October, November, and December 2020). As with the previous quarter, Sega has an outline for specific game series which notably performed during that quarter, which includes Persona.

According to the financial results, the Persona series sold approximately 400,000 units worldwide (including digital and physical sales) in October, November, and December 2020. The main Persona titles responsible for these sales were:

  • Persona 4 Golden (June 2020)
  • Persona 5 Royal (October 2019)
  • Persona 5 (September 2016)
  • Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers (February 2020)
  • etc.

With 1.2 million units sold for the Persona series during the first quarter and 1.5 million sold in the second quarter, this brings the total number of copies sold during the fiscal year starting March 2020 to 1.9 million worldwide as of the end of December 2020.

In the “Notice of Revision of Full-Year Operating Results Forecast,” Sega Sammy also cites that the Western version of Persona 5 Strikers has had strong pre-orders.

Previous Sales Milestones

In December 2020, Atlus announced that Persona 5 Royal and Persona 5 Strikers had each shipped over 500k copies in Japan and Asia.

In November 2020, Atlus announced that the Persona series had reached 13.1 million units shipped (including digital sales) worldwide, ever since the start of the series with Revelations: Persona in 1996.

To see more information on Persona series sales data, see our latest graphic for overall series sales in Japan as of February 2020.