Persona 5 details Goro Akechi, after school activities, difficulty levels, and dungeon Safe Rooms

Persona 5's ninth party member finally introduced.

Atlus has updated the official Persona 5 website with details on the game’s ninth party member, Goro Akechi, and more about what you’ll do after school, difficulty levels, and the in-dungeon “Safe Room.”

Get the information below.

■ Characters

Goro Akechi

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While he’s a high school student, he is also a young man with the title of detective. Because of his magnificent ability, he has so far led a number of cases to resolution, seemingly far exceeding the amount solved by law enforcement officials. That, coupled with his appearance, gathers much attention, and he is known as “The Second Coming of the Detective Prince” among the people. Currently, he seems to have an interest in the Phantom Thieves incidents that are making noise in the world.

■ School Life

What to do After School?

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After school, there are a number of things to do to improve your stats, such as go out with friends, watch a movie, or visit the bath house. You can also take on a part-time job to earn money.

First-Time Players Will Be Fine

You can select your difficulty level at the start of the game. As far as story progression goes, the difficulty level will not have any effect. Beginners or those who just want to enjoy the story should play the game on “Safety” or “Easy” modes.

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In the Palaces that are the dungeons of Persona 5, there are “Safe Rooms” where you can rest and save your game. You can also from one Safe Room to another as a shortcut within the Palace.

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Persona 5 is due out for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 on September 15 in Japan, and on February 14 in the Americas and Europe.

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