ATLUS has shared additional details about Persona 3 Reload, including updates to the S.E.E.S. combat uniforms and the Tartarus, as well as details about the locals of Iwatodai City and new gameplay features. Here is a breakdown of the new details regarding Persona 3 Reload:
S.E.E.S. Combat Uniforms:
Each S.E.E.S. member will have their own unique combat uniform when exploring the Dark Hour. Updates now include details about Akihiko Sanada and Mitsuru Kirijo’s combat uniforms, along with their weapons and personas.
The labyrinth of Tartarus appears to tower over everything during the Dark Hour. Persona 3 Reload presents a fresh take on this iconic setting with new gameplay elements, including breakable objects, locked treasures, and Monad doors and passages that reward players for battling powerful Shadows. Players can also have party members scout ahead after battles and rescue people who have been trapped in Tartarus.
During the day, the Protagonist will have the chance to bond with the people of Iwatodai City, boosting social links and unlocking special scenes. Interactable characters will include Tanaka, Mutatsu, Mamoru Hayase, Maya, Maiko Oohashi, Akinari Kamiki, Mitsuko Kitamura, and Bunkichi Kitamura.
A new gameplay feature introduced in Persona 5, Invitations Over Text, will allow the Protagonist to be invited out by friends after school or on days off, quick traveling to the activity location when accepted.
More to Come:
Persona 3 Reload will launch for all major consoles and the PC on February 2nd, 2024. The story follows the members of S.E.E.S. as they investigate the phenomenon known as the Dark Hour. The game is available for pre-order, with the option of the AIGIS Edition, which includes the Persona 4 Golden BGM Set DLC, an artbook, the official soundtrack, an Aigis Figure, and the DLC pack. Fans who pre-order the Standard Edition before the launch will also get the Persona 4 Golden BGM Set DLC. 8Bit/Digi is an independent media outlet that provides insight into the gamer community of the San Francisco Bay Area.