A rumor is going around school that by looking at a TV screen at 12:00 AM on a rainy night, the face of your soulmate will be revealed. But is that all? A chain of murders appears to be connected to the rumor, and you and your team of Persona users must brave the mysterious TV world before another schoolmate dies. As a newcomer to the sleepy country town of Inaba the year that you thought would be spent going to school and picking up a part-time job is derailed as more secrets are uncovered.
This JRPG mixes dungeon crawling and turn-based combat with social simulation and character development as you balance your life of hunting down the mysterious serial killer with exploring the town and socializing with friends.
Persona 4 was the first of the Persona titles, a sub-series of Shin Megami Tensei titles, to launch on the PlayStation 2 in 2008. Persona 4 is also available for the PlayStation 3 as part of their PS2 Classic collection.
In 2014 Atlus rereleased Persona 4 as Persona 4 Golden. The Golden edition of the game contained all of the original contents while also adding two new Social Links, a new dungeon, animated cutscenes, and more...
In 2020 Persona 4 Golden was released for PC through Steam.