Sega Sammy has released the company’s Fiscal Year Ending March 2023 third quarter (consisting of October, November, December 2022) financial results today. As with previous earnings reports, 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 1.54 million units worldwide (including digital and physical sales) in October, November and December 2022. This comes from 1.3 million Persona 5 Royal Remaster sales and 200k repeat sales from previous releases.
This makes for a total of 2.04 million copies sold of the Persona series this fiscal year, with 270k sold between April and June 2022, and 230k sold between July and August 2022.
As reported in May 2022, the Persona series had achieved 1.3 million copies sold from the beginning of April 2021 to the end of March 2022.
Persona 5 Royal Remaster Updated Sales
The main factor driving the sales in the third quarter would be the remastered release of Persona 5 Royal in October 2022. In November 2022, it was confirmed that the game had sold of 1 million copies worldwide.
In Sega Sammy’s report, it has been specified that Persona 5 Royal Remaster has sold 1.3 million copies as of December 2022.
The recent releases of the remastered versions of Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden would not factor into these numbers, as they were released in the fourth quarter of this fiscal year.
Previous Persona Sales Milestones
In November 2022, Atlus confirmed that the Persona series had sold approximately 16.8 million units worldwide. As of the end of November 2022, the Persona 5 series (including Persona 5, Persona 5 Royal, Persona 5 Strikers, and Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight) has sold 8.3 million units worldwide.