New Game+ Is a Hell of a Metaphor For Privilege

Eric Ravenscraft
5 min readSep 27, 2021

Persona 5 Royal is a long game. I mean loooong. A typical playthrough of the year-long high school sim/supernatural psychological RPG can range in the hundreds of hours of play time. And most of that time is spent grinding, not just on your character’s EXP, but your relationships, your finances, and personal development.

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Eric Ravenscraft

Eric Ravenscraft is a freelance writer from Atlanta covering tech, media, and geek culture for Medium, The New York Times, and more.