Persona 5 Confirmed for Europe as Atlus and SEGA Partner With Deep Silver
Thanks to a new publishing deal with Deep Silver, Atlus USA and SEGA of America have announced that Persona 5, as well as 3DS titles Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse and 7th Dragon III Code: VFD, are coming to Europe.
With this deal, Deep Silver will publish Atlus and select SEGA titles in Europe through both retail and digital stores. While release dates weren’t given for any of the three announced titles today, Atlus says to expect more news in the coming weeks.
“And it doesn’t stop there,” they add, “more ATLUS and SEGA titles are in the works for this publishing deal.”
Klemens Kundratitz, CEO of Koch Media/Deep Silver, said:
We are delighted to have signed this publishing partnership and look forward to using all our pan-European publishing network to maximize the potential of the ATLUS and SEGA games.
Naoto Hiraoka, Atlus USA CEO and SEGA of America Senior VP of Publishing, added:
In entering this partnership with Deep Silver, I am truly delighted we will be able to release our titles in the European regions. Not only does the deal span multiple titles, but Deep Silver has a strong presence in European and PAL retailers. They have a strong passion for being able to deliver physical games to our fans in those territories, which we hold in high regard.
Persona 5 is scheduled for release on February 14, 2017 in North America for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.
[Source: Deep Silver]