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{{infobox
 
{{infobox
 
|image            = Persona4frontbox.jpg
 
|image            = Persona4frontbox.jpg
|caption          = PAL front cover
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|caption          =
 
|developer        = Atlus
 
|developer        = Atlus
 
|publisher        = [[Atlus]] (JP, KO, US), [[Square Enix]] (AU, EU), [[Sony|SCEA]] (US)
 
|publisher        = [[Atlus]] (JP, KO, US), [[Square Enix]] (AU, EU), [[Sony|SCEA]] (US)
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|gameinfo          = Shortly after an urban youth begins a year-long stay in the countryside town of Inaba, the rural town's peace is shattered by a horrific murder that leaves no clues or suspects. As the lone incident develops into a series of bizarre crimes, he discovers that only he and his friends have the power to solve the baffling case, bring those responsible to justice, and restore harmony to his new home.<br />
 
|gameinfo          = Shortly after an urban youth begins a year-long stay in the countryside town of Inaba, the rural town's peace is shattered by a horrific murder that leaves no clues or suspects. As the lone incident develops into a series of bizarre crimes, he discovers that only he and his friends have the power to solve the baffling case, bring those responsible to justice, and restore harmony to his new home.<br />
 
The game focuses on story and character development. Multiple endings. NewGame+. experience with previous Titles of the series not needed.
 
The game focuses on story and character development. Multiple endings. NewGame+. experience with previous Titles of the series not needed.
|wikipedia        = [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persona_4 Link]
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|wikipedia        = [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persona_4 Link]
 
|gamefaqslink      = [http://www.gamefaqs.com/ps2/945498-shin-megami-tensei-persona-4 Link]
 
|gamefaqslink      = [http://www.gamefaqs.com/ps2/945498-shin-megami-tensei-persona-4 Link]
|korean            =  SCKA-20132
 
 
|reviewlinks      = {{ReviewLink|[http://www.metacritic.com/game/playstation-2/shin-megami-tensei-persona-4 Metacritic]|90/100}}
 
|reviewlinks      = {{ReviewLink|[http://www.metacritic.com/game/playstation-2/shin-megami-tensei-persona-4 Metacritic]|90/100}}
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<!-- General props -->
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|widescreenpatch  = 1
 
|eu_rating        = 16+
 
|eu_rating        = 16+
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|eu_rating_text    = Violence, Drugs
 
|au_rating        = M
 
|au_rating        = M
 
|na_rating_text    = Alcohol Reference, Animated Blood, Language, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, Violence
 
|na_rating_text    = Alcohol Reference, Animated Blood, Language, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, Violence
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|ko_rating        = 15
 
|ko_rating        = 15
 
|japan_rating      = B
 
|japan_rating      = B
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<!-- Language props -->
 
|japanese          = SLPM-66978 & SLPM-74278
 
|japanese          = SLPM-66978 & SLPM-74278
 
|english          = SLES-55474 & SLUS-21782 & NPUD-21782
 
|english          = SLES-55474 & SLUS-21782 & NPUD-21782
|widescreenpatch  = 1
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|korean            = SCKA-20132
 
<!-- NTSC-U props -->
 
<!-- NTSC-U props -->
 
|NTSCU            = 1
 
|NTSCU            = 1
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|Region=NTSC-U
 
|Region=NTSC-U
 
|OS=?
 
|OS=?
|CPU=Intel Core2Quad 2200 mhz
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|CPU=Intel Core2 Quad @ 2.2 GHz
|GPU=NVIDIA 8800 GT
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT
|Revision=1888
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|Revision=0.9.6 beta r1888
|Graphics=GSDX 1736
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|Graphics=GSdx 1736
 
|Sound=
 
|Sound=
 
* SPU2-X 1.2.0
 
* SPU2-X 1.2.0
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|Region=PAL
 
|Region=PAL
 
|OS=?
 
|OS=?
|CPU=Intel Core2Quad q9400 (2.66 Ghz)
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|CPU=Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66 GHz
 
|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT 1GB
 
|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT 1GB
|Revision=3876
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|Revision=0.9.6 beta r3876
|Graphics=GSDX 3693
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|Graphics=GSdx 3693
 
|Sound=
 
|Sound=
 
* SPU2-X (3702) 1.4.0
 
* SPU2-X (3702) 1.4.0
* Lilypad (3878) 0.10.0
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* LilyPad (3878) 0.10.0
 
|Comments=This is currently the minimum requirements for the PCSX2 Beta Build released in October. If you are using SuperVU recompiler don't forget to enable the "VU Clip Flag hack" in gamefixes.
 
|Comments=This is currently the minimum requirements for the PCSX2 Beta Build released in October. If you are using SuperVU recompiler don't forget to enable the "VU Clip Flag hack" in gamefixes.
 
|Tester=71.33.4.123
 
|Tester=71.33.4.123
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|Region=NTSC-U
 
|Region=NTSC-U
 
|OS=Windows
 
|OS=Windows
|CPU=Intel Core i5 2500K @ 4.3Ghz
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|CPU=Intel Core i5 2500K @ 4.3GHz
|GPU=Nvidia Geforce 9800 GTX+
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+
 
|Revision=1.0.0
 
|Revision=1.0.0
|Graphics=GSDX
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|Graphics=GSdx
 
|Sound=
 
|Sound=
 
*SPU2-X
 
*SPU2-X
 
*?
 
*?
|Comments=Europe v01.70(27/02/2003), Recommended,MTVU, Works great, some slowdowns when around huge enemy crowds (even the PS2 console had those), 'Rainbow colors' on some enemies, some minor shadow issues
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|Comments=Europe v01.70(27/02/2003), Recommended, MTVU, Works great, some slowdowns when around huge enemy crowds (even the PS2 console had those), 'Rainbow colors' on some enemies, some minor shadow issues
 
|Tester={{ForumUser|Bositman}}
 
|Tester={{ForumUser|Bositman}}
 
}}
 
}}
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|CPU=?
 
|CPU=?
 
|GPU=?
 
|GPU=?
|Revision=5150
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|Revision=0.9.8 r5150
|Graphics=GSDX 5150
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|Graphics=GSdx 5150
 
|Sound=
 
|Sound=
 
* SPU2-X ?
 
* SPU2-X ?
* Lilypad ?
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* LilyPad ?
 
|Comments=?
 
|Comments=?
 
|Tester=Penandlim
 
|Tester=Penandlim
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|Region=NTSC-U
 
|Region=NTSC-U
 
|OS=Windows
 
|OS=Windows
|CPU=Intel Core i5 750 @ 2.67Ghz (3.0GHz OC)
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|CPU=Intel Core i5 750 @ 2.67GHz (3.0GHz OC)
|GPU=AMD Radeon HD 5850 1024MB
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|GPU=AMD Radeon HD 5850 1GB
|Revision=1.3.0 Git 2014/06/07
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|Revision=1.3.0 Git [2014/06/07]
 
|Graphics=GSdx 0.1.16 SSE41
 
|Graphics=GSdx 0.1.16 SSE41
 
|Sound=
 
|Sound=
 
*SPU2-X 2.0.0
 
*SPU2-X 2.0.0
 
*LilyPad 0.11.0
 
*LilyPad 0.11.0
|Comments=USA v02.00(14/06/2004), Defaults + MTVU (Multi-Threaded microVU1), Game works fine at 60fps in Gsdx Hardware mode without any issues.
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|Comments=USA v02.00(14/06/2004), Defaults + MTVU (Multi-Threaded microVU1), Game works fine at 60FPS in GSdx Hardware mode without any issues.
 
|Tester={{ForumUser|Altomar}}
 
|Tester={{ForumUser|Altomar}}
 
}}
 
}}
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|Region=NTSC-U
 
|Region=NTSC-U
 
|OS=Windows 7 SP1
 
|OS=Windows 7 SP1
|CPU=Intel Core i5 processor i5-2410M @ 2.50Ghz
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|CPU=Intel Core i5-2410M @ 2.50GHz
 
|GPU=Intel HD Graphics 3000
 
|GPU=Intel HD Graphics 3000
 
|Revision=PCSX2 1.4.0
 
|Revision=PCSX2 1.4.0
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* SPU2-X (default)
 
* SPU2-X (default)
 
* LilyPad (default)
 
* LilyPad (default)
|Comments=Laptop (4GB RAM), works great. Minor slowdown (down to 40ish FPS) in some boss fights but completely playable. Specific tweaks: 1) Use SSE4 which is hardware supported, otherwise AVX1/AVX2 will see slow down.  2) Direct3D9 is used (hardware supported again) although Direct3D11 is available, otherwise slow down again.  3) Scaling x2, which is maximum possible for laptop spec.  Scale x1 will be faster but start to see polygons.  4) MTVU is checked to help reduce EE%, otherwise it will more likely reach 100% (laptop is quad-core).  5) Lilypad: make sure the D-Pad is not configured to hat switch (should be the axes) otherwise the in-game menu going to Town is broken.
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|Comments=Laptop (4GB RAM), works great. Minor slowdown (down to 40ish FPS) in some boss fights but completely playable. Specific tweaks: 1) Use SSE4 which is hardware supported, otherwise AVX1/AVX2 will see slow down.  2) Direct3D9 is used (hardware supported again) although Direct3D11 is available, otherwise slow down again.  3) Scaling x2, which is maximum possible for laptop spec.  Scale x1 will be faster but start to see polygons.  4) MTVU is checked to help reduce EE%, otherwise it will more likely reach 100% (laptop is quad-core).  5) LilyPad: make sure the D-Pad is not configured to hat switch (should be the axes) otherwise the in-game menu going to Town is broken.
 
|Tester=siu shan
 
|Tester=siu shan
 
}}
 
}}
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|Region=NTSC-J
 
|Region=NTSC-J
 
|OS=Windows
 
|OS=Windows
|CPU=Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30Ghz
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|CPU=Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz
|GPU=Nvidia GTX 960 2GB
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2GB
|Revision=PCSX2 git 21 04 2016 1.5.0
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|Revision=v1.5.0 [21 04 2016]
 
|Graphics=GSdx MSVC 19.00, SSE41 1.0.0
 
|Graphics=GSdx MSVC 19.00, SSE41 1.0.0
 
|Sound=
 
|Sound=
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|CPU=?
 
|CPU=?
 
|GPU=?
 
|GPU=?
|Revision=1736
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|Revision=0.9.6 beta r1736
 
|Graphics=ZZogl 182
 
|Graphics=ZZogl 182
 
|Sound=Peops SPU  
 
|Sound=Peops SPU  
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* Original names: '''ペルソナ4''' (SLPM-66978) & (SLPM-74278), '''여신전쟁 페르소나 4''' (SCKA-20132)
 
* Original names: '''ペルソナ4''' (SLPM-66978) & (SLPM-74278), '''여신전쟁 페르소나 4''' (SCKA-20132)
 
* Also known as '''Persona 4''' (JP)
 
* Also known as '''Persona 4''' (JP)
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==Known Issues==
 
==Known Issues==
 
{{Issue
 
{{Issue
|IssueName=Massive Slowdown with Shiny Textured Shadows
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|IssueName=Massive slowdown with shiny textured shadows
 
|IsFixed=0
 
|IsFixed=0
 
|IssueLevel=1
 
|IssueLevel=1
|Description=When multiple (or a single) shadow with shiny textures appear on screen during battle, the FPS and game speed will drop significantly.
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|Description=When a shadow with shiny textures appears onscreen during battle, the FPS will drop significantly.
|Workaround=Software mode can temporarily alleviate this if the user has a good enough CPU to run Persona 4 full speed.
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|Workaround=Temporarily switch to Software mode by pressing the F9 key.
 
}}
 
}}
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==The gallery==
 
==The gallery==
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File:Shin_Megami_Tensei_Persona_4_Forum_2.jpg|Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 (SLUS 21782)
 
File:Shin_Megami_Tensei_Persona_4_Forum_2.jpg|Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 (SLUS 21782)
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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{{Megami Tensei series}}
 
{{Megami Tensei series}}

Revision as of 23:50, 3 December 2016

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4
Persona4frontbox.jpg
Game general and emulation properties:
CERO rating: B
ESRB rating: M (Alcohol Reference, Animated Blood, Language, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, Violence)
PEGI rating: 16+ (Violence, Drugs)
OFLC rating: M
GRB rating: 15
Widescreen patch available
Languages supported:
English: SLES-55474 & SLUS-21782 & NPUD-21782
Japanese: SLPM-66978 & SLPM-74278
Korean: SCKA-20132
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-21782
NPUD-21782 (PS2 Classics)
Release date: December 9, 2008
April 8, 2014 (PS2 Classics)
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: Playable
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-55474
Release date: March 12, 2009 (Australia)
March 13, 2009
CRCs: 117D1977
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J/C/K:
Serial numbers: SLPM-66978
SCKA-20132
SLPM-74278 (PlayStation 2 the Best)
Release date: July 10, 2008
October 31, 2008 (Korea)
July 2, 2010 (Korea, BigHit Series)
August 5, 2010 (PlayStation 2 the Best)
CRCs: 5132BBDF (Korean)
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Atlus
Publisher(s): Atlus (JP, KO, US), Square Enix (AU, EU), SCEA (US)
Genre: RPG
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: Metacritic90/100
Game description: Shortly after an urban youth begins a year-long stay in the countryside town of Inaba, the rural town's peace is shattered by a horrific murder that leaves no clues or suspects. As the lone incident develops into a series of bizarre crimes, he discovers that only he and his friends have the power to solve the baffling case, bring those responsible to justice, and restore harmony to his new home.
The game focuses on story and character development. Multiple endings. NewGame+. experience with previous Titles of the series not needed.


Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:


Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-U ?
  • Intel Core2 Quad @ 2.2 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT
0.9.6 beta r1888 GSdx 1736
  • SPU2-X 1.2.0
  • Lilypad (1388) 0.10.0
FPS: 60, x1.5, IOP2x, INTC Sync, Idle Loop, GameFix for Persona 4. only one boss had FPS drop KabooZ
PAL ?
  • Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT 1GB
0.9.6 beta r3876 GSdx 3693
  • SPU2-X (3702) 1.4.0
  • LilyPad (3878) 0.10.0
This is currently the minimum requirements for the PCSX2 Beta Build released in October. If you are using SuperVU recompiler don't forget to enable the "VU Clip Flag hack" in gamefixes. 71.33.4.123
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i5 2500K @ 4.3GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+
1.0.0 GSdx
  • SPU2-X
  • ?
Europe v01.70(27/02/2003), Recommended, MTVU, Works great, some slowdowns when around huge enemy crowds (even the PS2 console had those), 'Rainbow colors' on some enemies, some minor shadow issues
NTSC-J (KOR) ?
  • ?
  • ?
0.9.8 r5150 GSdx 5150
  • SPU2-X ?
  • LilyPad ?
? Penandlim
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i5 750 @ 2.67GHz (3.0GHz OC)
  • AMD Radeon HD 5850 1GB
1.3.0 Git [2014/06/07] GSdx 0.1.16 SSE41
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 0.11.0
USA v02.00(14/06/2004), Defaults + MTVU (Multi-Threaded microVU1), Game works fine at 60FPS in GSdx Hardware mode without any issues.
NTSC-U Windows 7 SP1
  • Intel Core i5-2410M @ 2.50GHz
  • Intel HD Graphics 3000
PCSX2 1.4.0 GSdx
  • SPU2-X (default)
  • LilyPad (default)
Laptop (4GB RAM), works great. Minor slowdown (down to 40ish FPS) in some boss fights but completely playable. Specific tweaks: 1) Use SSE4 which is hardware supported, otherwise AVX1/AVX2 will see slow down. 2) Direct3D9 is used (hardware supported again) although Direct3D11 is available, otherwise slow down again. 3) Scaling x2, which is maximum possible for laptop spec. Scale x1 will be faster but start to see polygons. 4) MTVU is checked to help reduce EE%, otherwise it will more likely reach 100% (laptop is quad-core). 5) LilyPad: make sure the D-Pad is not configured to hat switch (should be the axes) otherwise the in-game menu going to Town is broken. siu shan
NTSC-J Windows
  • Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2GB
v1.5.0 [21 04 2016] GSdx MSVC 19.00, SSE41 1.0.0
  • SPU2-X (20160421210717) 2.0.0
  • LilyPad (20160421210717) 0.11.0
Working OK and looking good.


Linlogo.png Test configurations on Linux:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-U ?
  • ?
  • ?
0.9.6 beta r1736 ZZogl 182 Peops SPU FPS: 55, GameFix for Persona 4 188.134.4.34


Trivia

  • Original names: ペルソナ4 (SLPM-66978) & (SLPM-74278), 여신전쟁 페르소나 4 (SCKA-20132)
  • Also known as Persona 4 (JP)


Known Issues

Massive slowdown with shiny textured shadows

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Serious
  • Description: When a shadow with shiny textures appears onscreen during battle, the FPS will drop significantly.
  • Workaround: Temporarily switch to Software mode by pressing the F9 key.


The gallery


Public compatibility forum links