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Persona 3 FES

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Persona 3 FES

Developer: Atlus
Publishers: Atlus (US/JP/KR), Koei (EU/AU)
Platform: PlayStation 2
Released in JP: April 19, 2007
Released in US: April 22, 2008
Released in EU: October 17, 2008
Released in AU: November 13, 2008
Released in KR: August 17, 2007


CodeIcon.png This game has unused code.
GraphicsIcon.png This game has unused graphics.
ModelsIcon.png This game has unused models.
MovieIcon.png This game has unused cinematics.
MusicIcon.png This game has unused music.
SoundIcon.png This game has unused sounds.
DebugIcon.png This game has debugging material.


NotesIcon.png This game has a notes page

Cacti speak Japanese.
...But what does it mean?
This game has text or audio that needs to be translated. If you are fluent with this language, please read our translation guidelines and then submit a translation!
Hmmm...
To do:
  • Add info about debug Calendar Portal and Tactics in-battle menu, and document this voiced line bug.
  • There are differences between the NTSC-J release and the NTSC-U release, particularly in the opening intro & menus.
  • Document the unused maps and cutscenes. Use the game's note page for assistance.

Persona 3 FES is the updated reissue of the original Persona 3, featuring several new features and enhancements, and a new epilogue storyline called The Answer.

NOTE: This page will cover unused content exclusively to that release.

Sub-Pages

Miscellaneous tidbits that are interesting enough to point out here.
Notes

Debug Options

Cutscene Debug Menu

Hmmm...
To do:
Document more of this. There is a lot of stuff to do in these menus.
Add codes for other versions of the game.


P3FES-DebugMenu1.png P3FES-DebugMenu2.png P3FES-DebugMenu3.png

A fairly elaborate debug menu remains in this game. You can make your own cutscenes, apply sound effects and BGM, apply graphics to appear during cutscenes, and toggle various settings in this menu. To enable it, apply the code below for your version of the game.

Persona 3 FES USA (SLUS-21621) codes:

Master Code (Only needed for cheat devices used on a console)
90506658 0C14193E
Debug Menu Enable
2036E8C4 00000000

Persona 3 FES USA Trade Demo (SLUS-28067) codes:

Master Code (Only needed for cheat devices used on a console)
90509798 0C14258E
Debug Menu Enable
2035A2F4 00000000

Persona 3 FES JP (SLPM-66690) codes:

Master Code (Only needed for cheat devices used on a console)
90507258 0C141C3E
Debug Menu Enable
2036E7C4 00000000

pnach format, for use with PCSX2 (FES USA):

patch=1,EE,2036E8C4,extended,00000000

The file must be named 94A82AAA.pnach, and placed within PCSX2's user-related cheat directory. This is typically located at C:\Users\<USERNAME>\Documents\PCSX2\cheats.

With the above code active, enter New Game or enter any area with a cutscene. When the cutscene is playing, or in New Game, press R2. This will take you to the debug menu. Pressing Triangle while in this menu will send you to the cutscene editor window. Pressing Circle will exit out of an option.

(Source: Original TCRF research)

Calendar Debug

An example of this debug menu in-game.

While in-game, set this address 211672E0 to 1, you can open a debug menu that allows you to force what state of day you're in as well as changing what day you're on.

  • L1/L2 to move state of day.
  • L2/R2 to move a month.
  • Up/Down to move a week forward/back.
  • Left/Right to move a day forward/back.
State In-game text
AZA Early morning
GOZEN Morning
HIRAYASUMI Lunchtime
GOGO Afternoon
HOUKAGO After School
YORU Evening
SINYA Late Night
25 Dark Hour
SOUCHOU Late Night
(Source: Original TCRF research)

Extra Navigation Menu

P3FES-OrderDebug1.png P3FES-OrderDebug2.png

By using this code, you can add a little debug option in the navigatior menu allowing you to change floors or go back to the entrance at will.

Tactics Debug (NTSC-U)
2083A418 0000000F

Unused Music

There are unused music from other Megami Tensei games.

KINPAKU.ADX is The Army of Ultimate Power's Imminent Arrival, from Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. The Soulless Army. "Kinpaku" means "tension" in Japanese.

MAP01.ADX is Tsukudo Cho (Rearrange), from Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon.

MAP02.ADX is A Strange World, from Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. The Soulless Army.

Early Cutscene

Unused Final

Inside the game's SOUND folder is a bizarre, unfinished version of P3CT003.SFD, the cutscene introducing Gekkoukan High School. This version uses storyboards for most of its backgrounds. The file is absent from the original Persona 3 release.

Version Differences

Voice Clips

A single voice line was re-recorded for this version of the game, specifically at the beginning when the Protagonist meets Ikutsuki:

Persona 3 Persona 3 FES
Please forgive the bad pun.
Please forgive the pun.

Oddly enough, the original line is used in Persona 3 Portable instead of this revised take.