Persona 3 Reload & Persona 5 Tactica are both highly anticipated releases in the Persona franchise. Persona 3 Reload features updated mechanics that closely resemble Persona 5, allowing players to control the entire party during battles. Persona 5 Tactica incorporates turn-based tactics gameplay, introducing new features such as Ailments and the ability to incorporate party member movement into strategy.
Persona 3 Reload & Persona 5 Tactica: Exciting Battles and New Characters
The Persona 3 Reload demo showcased two sections: New Moon and Full Moon. New Moon allowed players to explore Tartarus, the tower filled with Shadows, and included a boss battle. The updated mechanics of Reload were highlighted, with players now being able to control the entire party instead of just the protagonist. Full Moon centered around a climax involving a runaway monorail train and featured a narrative boss battle. The game’s graphical upgrade, done in Unreal Engine, was also a standout change.
Persona 5 Tactica’s demo started with the gang gathering at Café Leblanc, where they discussed their plans for college and the disappearance of a political candidate. They are then transported to the Metaverse, where players are introduced to the game’s new mechanics and a new foe named Lady Marie. The gameplay features turn-based tactics, with players incorporating party member movement into their strategy. Players can inflict Ailments on enemies and utilize the One More mechanic to chain attacks. The demo also introduced a new character named Erina and showcased the concept of characters becoming Charged.
Both demos showcased engaging turn-based combat that adds new dimensions to the gameplay of Persona 3 and Persona 5. Persona 5 Tactica introduces a fresh face and additional dimension to strategy, while Persona 3 Reload features an impressive graphical makeover and improved combat mechanics. Persona 5 Tactica will be released on November 17 for PlayStation consoles, Xbox consoles, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Persona 3 Reload is set to release on February 2 of next year for PlayStation consoles, Xbox consoles, and PC.