Shin Megami Tensei series at 7.2 million units sold.
The Persona series has reached a new sales milestone. According to SEGA’s 2017 annual report, the franchise has now topped 8.5 million units sold (packaged and digital total) across 13 total editions. The series first launched back in 1996.
Meanwhile, the Shin Megami Tensei franchise, which first launched in 1987 (and which the Persona series spun off from), sits at approximately 7.2 million units sold across 28 total editions. The Yakuza games have sold 10.5 million units across 75 total editions. The first game was released back in 2005.
For more on Persona, be sure to read IGN’s glowing review of Persona 5, which we scored a 9.7. Also check out what might be next for Persona 5 developer Atlus and read about the upcoming Persona 5 anime TV series.