In 2021, the franchise Person de Atlus celebrates its 25th anniversary. So as everyone knows these kinds of anniversaries, in the land of the rising sun, they have great importance. Proof of this has been seen since early December 2020. This is due to the fact that during the “PlayStation Awards 2020 Japan Asia” gala, an event in which Person 5 Royal received the «Partner Award«, Atlus began to give us clues about what we will see next year through Kazuhisa Wada. He producer and director of the ‘Persona Team’ said, during the video of appreciation for receiving the award, which «Since next year is the 25th anniversary of the franchise Person
This isn’t the first time Wada has spoken publicly about the franchise’s 25th anniversary. Person. During the classic interview that Famitsu Magazine Makes 110 Japanese Developers in 2019, the director of the ‘Persona Team’ in Atlus affirmed that he would take care of each of the steps of the 25th anniversary of the persona franchise in 2021. Kazuhisa Wada commented, during the same interview series with 110 Famitsu developers in 2020, something very interesting like his’ last report. «We work calmly on our projects. Thanks to your support, this year – referring to 2021 – marks the 25th anniversary of the franchise! Person! We have some interesting plans in development, so look forward to them, ”Wada told the Japanese outlet. As reported DualShockers
Other Atlus projects in 2021
During the traditional end of the year message from the personalities of the video game industry in Japan, Katsura Hashino – a member of Studio Zero – commented that the fantasy RPG they are writing for our era is still in development. In addition, the Japanese developer added that soon we can see the game in motion.
Producer and director Shinjiro Takada, known for his role in the series Devil Survivor and in the ‘spin-off’ de SMT Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, also commented something very interesting in his end of the year message. This was for the magazine 4Gamer and dictates the following: «In 2021 we not only hope to release fun games, we will also announce new games. We hope they continue to support Atlus.
Now we just have to wait for 2021 to arrive to learn more about these possible Atlus launches.