Atlus has published its financial results for fiscal year 2020-21, ended on March 31, and has offered an updated figure for the Persona saga, which is above the 15 million units sold worldwide till the date.
With 25 years of history, the RPG series of the Japanese company has ceased to be a Japanese niche product to become a saga of role-playing video games with a certain media component on an international scale. Their sales reflect this. With those more than 15 million copies, including digital sales, we are talking about 1.9 million units sold during the past fiscal year; The latest updated figure corresponds to the report for the 2019-20 academic year, when there was talk of 13.1 million units sold.
How much have Persona 5 Royal, Persona 5 Strikers, and Persona 4 Golden sold?
Of that amount, 1.8 million units they correspond to Persona 5 Royal, the expanded and improved version of Persona 5 (which was translated into Spanish for the first time in Spain). From July 2020 to March 31, 2021, 400,000 copies of the title have been sold.
Persona 4 Golden, reissued in June 2020 on Steam, has exceeded one million units sold, which shows a superlative interest both in the saga and in what is considered one of the most brilliant installments of the series. From July 2020 to March 31, 2021, 500,000 copies have been sold. As a context, Persona 4 Golden for PlayStation Vita has sold more than 1.5 million copies, which gives a total of 2.4 million units sold adding both platforms. SEGA is determined to get more ports of its games on Steam and other platforms; they did not indicate which ones and where.
Regarding the spin-off Persona 5 Strikers, the most recent in-universe release of the fifth installment in sequel form, has sold approximately 1.3 million copies worldwide.
According to the Atlus tax document, which thus closes its eighth fiscal year within SEGA, the total sales of the saga, added to launches such as 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim and Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD, have exceeded your financial expectations.