Atlus Announces Fantasy JRPG ‘Metaphor: ReFantazio’ by Creators of Persona 3, 4 & 5

During the latest Xbox Game Showcase, Atlus announced the Studio Zero-developed turn-based JRPG, Metaphor: ReFantazio, releasing for Xbox Series X|S and PC via Windows in 2024. Atlus will likely confirm other platforms soon. It’s a new fantasy JRPG featuring a turn-based combat system.

This title was also known as Project Re Fantasy for several years, so it’s neat to finally see it unveiled.

The game is being developed by the team behind Persona 3, Persona 4, and Persona 5. Further details were not provided, but we’ll be sure to keep you all updated on any significant news. This truly does look like a next-generation JRPG experience. It’s also taken notes from the Shin Megami Tensei series. The director is Katsura Hashino. The composer is Shoji Meguro.

The official Twitter confirmed a special broadcast for June 20, 2023, at 9 AM ET/ 6 AM PT, featuring Mafia Kajita and guest Sayawaka.

You can set a reminder for this upcoming broadcast below:

UPDATE 6/19/2023: Atlus West has confirmed that the broadcast tomorrow will have English closed captions:

Director Katsura Hashino shared a message to fans, calling the title a fresh new challenge for Atlus as they create a fantasy experience unlike any other:

Atlus West has shared official English screenshots and key art, viewable via our gallery below:

You can view the official announcement trailer for Metaphor: ReFantazio below:

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