When BTS announced that their new album, Map of the Soul: Persona, would be released in mid-April ARMYs all over the world rejoiced. The hype for their upcoming album reached a fever pitch as pre-order sales opened and ARMYs became so active that they allowed BTS to break their own record.
Love Yourself: Answer recorded approximately 1.5 million pre-orders and it was the most pre-ordered Korean album of all time.
and Map of the Soul: Persona completely smashed that record as in just five days since pre-orders opened, the album is already at 2,685,030 pre-orders.
ARMY couldn’t believe their ears after hearing this news, BTS continues their incredible growth with no signs of slowing down. This staggering number came about even before any concept photos or teasers images were released.
Map of the Soul: Persona releases on April 12th and who knows how many pre-orders it will have before the official release date.