Persona 5 Voted Most Popular 2016 Game by Japanese Creators

Despite being released on September 15th of this year, Japanese users are still in love with Persona 5.

The game is so popular in Japan still that it has secured the most popular game in Famitsu’s most popular 2016 games (via Persona Central), even surpassing Nintendo’s Pokemon Go, and Blizzard’s wildly popular Overwatch.

Here’s the top ten most popular games, as voted by various game creators and celebrities:

  1. Persona 5
  2. Pokémon GO
  3. Overwatch
  4. Final Fantasy XV
  5. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  6. Life Is Strange
  7. Dragon Quest Builders
  8. Dark Souls III
  9. Rez Infinite
  10. Granblue Fantasy

Persona 5 is launching in North America and Europe on April 4th.

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Brandon Orselli


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