Speculation about the teaser site that appeared recently has turned out to be true. Famitsu has revealed that a PlayStation Vita release of Persona 4, entitled Persona 4: The Golden, will be coming out in Japan next spring. This enhanced port of the PS2 game will feature new characters, new events, new animated cutscenes, and additional voice over.
But that wasn’t the only new game announced. Features alongside Persona 4: The Golden was Persona 4: The Ultimate Mayonaka Arena, a 2D fighting game that will be developed by Arc System Works, the developers of BlazBlue. The game will hit Japanese arcades next spring, and will be released on the PS3 and Xbox 360 in the summer.
Persona 5 was also hinted at in the magazine. Basic planning for the game has been completed with the usual staff members on the team. Katsura Hashino will be the director, Shigenori Soejima will be the character designer, and Shouji Meguro will compose the soundtrack.