Will Persona 3 Reload Have “The Answer”?

Himel Mahmud
By Himel Mahmud
3 Min Read
Credit: Atlus

The Answer was one of the most popular additional content of the original Persona 3. Will it come to Persona 3 Reload?

Persona 3 Reload is one of the most anticipated titles of 2024 and was developed by the Japanese video game developer Atlus. Reload is the remake of Persona 3, the fourth mainline game of the Persona franchise. Persona 3 Reload will release for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S on February 2, 2024.

The game follows the story of a high school student who went back to his hometown a decade after his parents died in a car accident. The player will then join the “Specialized Extracurricular Execution Squad” (SEES), a group of students investigating a temporal anomaly known as the “Dark Hour.”

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Persona 3 FES or Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES was an add-on for Persona 3, an enhanced version of Persona 3 for the PlayStation 2. FES contained 30 hours of additional gameplay, which is mainly an epilogue called The Answer.

The Answer Gameplay | Credit: Atlus
Persona 3 FES, The Answer | Credit: Atlus

The Answer, also known as Episode Aegis in the Japanese version, is an epilogue of Persona 3, which continues from the aftermath of Persona 3 FES’s main story, The Journey. The Answer follows Aigis from the main game and a new party member who joins her on a quest involving events after the main story in Persona 3.

Future DLC Might Include ‘The Answer’ For P3R

In an interview with Famitsu, Atlus said that the company was focused on remaking the base version of Persona 3. However, the team confirmed that there will be some elements of FES in the main story. The developers did not reveal anything about the feMC from Persona 3 Portable and The Answer from FES coming to Reload.

Notable leaker Midori, also known as MbKKssTBhz5 on Twitter, said Persona 3 Reload would receive The Answer as DLC “within the fiscal year”.

However, the leaker did not reveal whether the DLC is coming in FY 2024 or 2025. Midori previously leaked Persona 3 Reload, which was in development before its official reveal.

Persona 3 Reload will receive DLC containing The Answer in the future. Please wait for more information at a later date.

We are planning to release downloadable content (DLC) that will make the gameplay of Persona 3 Reload even more enjoyable. Episode Aigis will also be included.

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Midori also mentioned that Atlus plans multiple DLCs to expand Persona 3 Reload’s longevity. In addition, the leaker expects that the studio will release the DLC packs within the 2025 fiscal year.

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Himel Mahmud is a writer and social media manager at GameRiv. He is a former FIFA professional. He is also a social media and digital marketing expert.