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The success of Persona 4 Golden on Steam appears to have satisfied Sega that future investments within the PC as a platform shall be worthwhile. “We are going to proceed to actively promote porting beforehand launched titles to Steam and new platforms,” mentioned a Sega government in response to an investor query about plans to promote newly launched video games on Steam.
That inside push is prone to lead to extra outdated Sega video games, and possibly extra Atlus RPGs, to be ported to Steam. It will additionally possible imply an acceleration of collection like Yakuza coming to Steam quickly after their launch elsewhere—as we have seen with Yakuza: Like a Dragon coming later this year.
As noticed by Persona Central, Sega’s bosses mentioned this throughout an Q&A following their first quarter monetary outcomes report for Fiscal 12 months 2021. Gross sales of Persona four Golden on PC had been a robust component of Sega’s gross sales for the fiscal quarter, particularly within the West. As of a month in the past, Persona four Golden had offered over half a million copies on PC.
This is the total response from Sega Sammy President and COO Haruki Satomi: “We remastered “Persona four the Golden”, a title beforehand offered on the PlayStation Vita, and launched it on the market on Steam this fiscal 12 months. Due to the sport’s crucial acclaim and its low promoting value, gross sales had been a lot stronger than anticipated. We are going to proceed to actively promote porting beforehand launched titles to Steam and new platforms. We’re additionally negotiating with platform holders for brand spanking new video games sooner or later, and we’re contemplating methods to promote beneath favorable situations for every title. Amongst them are measures similar to getting ready PC variations of the titles from the start, with multi-platform releases in thoughts.”
Sega’s shift to promoting on PC has been pretty notable lately, going as far as to turn out to be a preeminent PC Technique video games writer by buying builders Inventive Meeting, Amplitude Studios, Relic Leisure, and most lately Two Level Studios. We famous simply after Persona four Golden launched that it was an exceptionally well-executed port. If future ports of outdated, and new, Sega video games are as much as this commonplace they’re going to be fairly welcome.