Persona Series Sold 300k Copies Worldwide From October to December 2021, Strong Shin Megami Tensei V Sales


Sega Sammy has released the company’s Fiscal Year Ending March 2022 third quarter (consisting of October, November, and Dcember 2021) financial results today. As with the results for last fiscal year, Sega has an outline for specific game series which notably performed during that quarter, including Persona.

According to the financial results, the Persona series sold approximately 300k units worldwide (including digital and physical sales) in October, November, and December 2021. This makes for a total of 1 million copies sold of the Persona series this fiscal year, from April to the end of December 2021.

As reported in May 2021, the Persona series had achieved 3 million copies sold from March 2020 to March 2021.

The main Persona titles responsible for the FY 2022 Q3 sales have not been listed. For the quarters last fiscal year, the latest games causing the repeat sales were typically:

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

Shin Megami Tensei V

The Sega Sammy financial report states that the sales of new titles in the consumer entertainment contents business were strong, including Shin Megami Tensei V.

Sega Sammy had previously commented on the sales performance of SMT V in December 2021, stating that it was “quite good.”

As of the end of December 2021, SMT V had sold over 800k copies worldwide, approximately two months after the game’s release in November 2021.

Previous Persona Sales Milestones

Recently, the PC version of Persona 4 Golden on Steam reached 1 million copies sold as of June 30, 2021, a year after the game’s release on June 13, 2020.

The Persona series had reached over 15 million copies sold worldwide as of June 30, 2021. Alongside this milestone was Persona 5 Royal reaching 1.8 million copies sold.

Persona 5 Strikers had sold approximately 1.3 million copies worldwide as of April 27, 2021.

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

— Sega Sammy