Sega has announced their Tokyo Game Show 2016 lineup through the launch of the official website and, as one would expect, Persona 5 is included in it.
The current lineup of game titles listed on the Sega TGS 2016 website:
- Persona 5 (PS4, PS3) – Playable, Trailer, Studio, Stage, Goods
- Puyo Puyo Chronicle (3DS) – Playable, Trailer, Stage, Goods
- Valkyria: Azure Revolution (PS4, PS Vita) – Playable, Trailer, Stage, Goods
- Yakuza 6 (PS4) – Playable, Trailer, Theater, Stage, Goods
At TGS 2016, Persona 5 will therefore have:
- A playable presence, presumably with demo stations for the public to play.
- Trailer demonstrations, of new and/or old videos.
- A live stream “studio” showing.
- A stage presentation showing.
- Merchandise distribution.
Additionally, other games have been confirmed to be part of Sega’s lineup through the TGS 2016 list of exhibitor titles:
- Phantasy Star Online 2 (PS4, PS Vita, PC)
- Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice (3DS)
- Ange-Vierge Girls Battle (iOS, Android)
- HeroWarz (iOS, Android)
- Monster Gear Burst (iOS, Android)
- Puyo Puyo Quest (iOS, Android)
- Sega Net Mahjong MJ (PC, iOS, Android)
- Yakyuu Tsuku (PC, iOS, Android)
- Yumeiro Cast (iOS, Android)
- Anonymous;Code (PS4, PS Vita)
- YU-NO: A Girl Who Chants Love at the Bound of This World. (PS4, PS Vita)
Nippon Ichi Software Games
- The Princess is Money-Hungry (PS Vita)
Warner Bros. Games
- LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens (3DS, Wii U, PS4, PS3, PS Vita)
TGS 2016 Launch Event
Previously, Atlus confirmed that Persona 5 would also have a special launch event for the game on September 15th.
This date is when TGS 2016 starts as well as when Persona 5 will be released in Japan.
Tokyo Game Show 2015
The game had a lengthy live stream with several announcements—including a delay to Summer 2016 and a new PV03 trailer—with the “Atlus Presents Persona Special Stage” event being the final big presentation.
TGS 2016 this year will be held, as always, at the Makuhari Messe convention center. It will officially start on September 15th, lasting until September 18, 2016.
Persona 5 is slated to be released for the PS3 and PS4 in Japan on September 15, 2016. It will release in North America and Europe on February 14, 2017, and in traditional Chinese in 2017.