Recent reports have revealed that Atlus is teasing several new titles in 2023.

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Atlus Teases Several New Titles in 2023

Atlus, the developer and publisher behind the franchise Persona and Shin Megami Tenseihave said that they have several titles planned to be announced during 2023.

The message was shared in a new year greeting card published by Famitsu:

Happy New Year!

Thank you very much for your support and support for the remastered version Persona 4 Arena Ultimax in 2022, the Nintendo Switch version of 13 Sentinel: Aegis Rim, Soul Hackers 2and a remastered version Persona 5 Royal. Thanks to your support, remastered version Persona 5 Royal reached 1 million sales within 1 month of its release and Persona 5 Royal in total has exceeded 3.3 million units worldwide.

In 2023, we will start by releasing a remastered version Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden, and we are also preparing several new titles that have not been announced yet. Please look forward to it!


Persona Central added that Atlus had made a similar statement for their 2019 New Year greeting cards. At that time, Atlus announced several games like Catherine Classic, Persona 5 Royal, Persona 5 Strikersand Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE Encore.

In July 2021, an interview with Naoto Hiraoka revealed that Atlus has around 5 to 6 development projects internally, with around 10 if collaborations with other companies are included.

In a Famitsu article highlighting developer Atlus’ aspirations for 2023, Shinjiro Takada expressed his gratitude to fans for the franchise’s 31st anniversary. Shin Megami Tensei. Kazuhisa Wada then implied that the team is moving forward with their projects in a more solid manner.

Then what are the projects that Atlus might be developing?

  • Persona: In September 2020, a job vacancy looking for a technical artist with Unreal Engine experience. This could imply a new title Persona will use Unreal Engine in the future.
  • Etrian Odyssey: “Next Stage” of Etrian Odyssey was teased in July 2018. With only a brief teaser trailer, any substantial updates to this upcoming project are yet to be provided.
  • New Vanillaware project: A new Vanillaware project has been teased with its demo release 13 Sentinel: Aegis Rim Prologue in March 2019. Since then, no details have been provided about this project.
  • Project Re Fantasy: In December 2020, Katsura Hashino stated that development Project Re Fantasy has reached its “climax”.

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