Atlus sure took their time, but they've now officially that the four Persona games announced this past November will indeed be localized for North America. Yes, that includes Persona 5, the headliner RPG for PS3, handheld dungeon crawler Persona Q, fighting game sequel Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, and the unique Persona 4: Dancing All Night. Don't expect anything until late 2014 and into 2015, though.
CEO of Index Digital Media, parent company of Atlus, Natoto Hiraoka describes his Persona franchise in a way that confuses me:
"The Persona series is one of the most progressive, mature role playing game franchises in the world, and a cornerstone of what makes ATLUS a great video game company. The latest ventures into the worlds of Persona 3 and 4 give new perspective and depth to some of gaming's most incredible characters, and the new games have a wide enough breadth to be enthralling for newcomers to the series."
It confuses me because most of what I hear about Persona revolves around comments like, "Yeah, Chie is my waifu, but Naoto is cute too." I think I would be more comfortable with the CEO sharing a similar thought in his press releases.
In case anyone missed them when they were announced, we have three debut trailers to show everyone. Unfortunately there's nothing for Persona 4: Dancing All Night, but the other three should hopefully be enough to keep everyone sated for the time being. Persona Q for 3DS will be the first of the four games to launch, releasing fall this year. In the mean time, bask in the knowledge that eventually all of these games shall be ours.