Here's Persona 5 "Running" On A PC

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Persona 5 may be fresh out this week on PS4, but don’t forget the game is also available on PS3. And has been out in Japan since last year, which explains why there’s now footage of the game trying to run on a PC via an emulator.


This is RPCS3, a PS3 emulator for the PC, and as you can see while the game isn’t perfect (the framerate is constantly dropping), it’s technically playable. If you like suffering.


Like Breath of the Wild, it’s very rare to see a situation like this, where a brand new game that’s fresh out on a new console is also playable on an emulator designed for old hardware.

Anyone worried about spoilers, this is the game’s intro.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs

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Do articles like this and the CEMU mean that Kotaku supports piracy? At least by proxy, making articles about pirating methods - meaning giving exposure to them - at the size of a site like Kotaku, would mean that more people would know (and likely try out) these methods than before, potentially hurting developers.

Not that I find these articles bad, but it’s just a question that popped up in my mind.