During a Sega Nama broadcast, Toshihiro Nagoshi confirmed that total shipments for Persona 5 have hit 1.8 million worldwide.
This number has been amended to reflect the latest numbers that were released in April, where Atlus revealed that total shipment was at 1.5 million. Since then, the game has launched in Korea, adding 300,000 copies to its overall total.
In other news, Persona 5 was recently given the respectable title as the best JRPG of all-time according to pollers who were questioned by Japanese magazine, Famitsu.
In our review, we called Persona 5 a worthy successor to Persona 4, which features the series’ best soundtrack to date, and the best gameplay mechanics thus far.