Atlus announced that Shin Megami Tensei: Persona for PSP, the remake of the first chapter in the critically-acclaimed Persona series, is now available in retailers across North America. The UMD version of the game is a Collector's Edition boxed set that includes the game's full 2-disc musical score at no additional cost (only at launch and at participating retailers). A digital PlayStation Network version of the game is also planned, currently scheduled for release on October 1st.

"Twelve years after Revelations: Persona for PlayStation was released in North America, Atlus is proud to return to the first chapter of the Shin Megami Tensei universe with SMT: Persona for PSP system," stated Aram Jabbari, Manager of Public Relations and Sales for Atlus. "Remade, remastered, and fully relocalized, SMT: Persona is the definitive version of the game, with additions, enhancements, and refinements in almost every facet of the play experience. Series and genre fans shouldn't miss out on this."