Atlus has dropped information that the Shin Megami Tensei collection is returning in an enormous manner with not one however two video games. Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster might be launched for PlayStation four and Swap on October 29 in Japan, and in Spring 2021 worldwide. The most recent entry within the collection, SMT V, will launch for Swap in 2021.
For these not within the know, the Shin Megami Tensei collection is a part of the Persona collection of RPGs, however focuses extra on post-apocalyptic situations the place gamers can summon and recruit demons and deities from numerous world religions.
Whereas Atlus didn’t have a lot to say relating to SMT 5, SMT III: Nocturne HD Remaster will function improved graphics and gameplay, voiced occasion scenes (which will be switched on or off), “Regular” and “Laborious” issue settings, plus a “Merciful” issue setting as free downloadable content material. And because the unique SMT III for the PlayStation 2 (referred to as Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne within the West) had Dante from Devil May Cry as a recruitable demon, Raidou Kuzunoha the XIV from the Satan Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha collection will function a alternative.
In Japan, the usual version of Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster will price 5,980 yen, and the restricted version will price 13,980 yen. The restricted version features a copy of the sport, the 106-page journal “Ayakashi Particular Last Difficulty,” two-disc “New Piano Organize” and “Uncommon Soundtrack” CD set, an “Amala Tenrinko” aroma lamp, and a vortex case.
While some were ultimately disappointed by it, yesterday’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase was a huge moment for fans of Atlus’s iconic Shin Megami Tensei franchise. Not only was the long-fabled SMT 5 finally given a solid release window, but a brand new HD remaster was announced for arguably one of the best games in the entire 30-year long series, Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne. While both titles won’t see Western releases until 2021, with SMT: Nocturne HD Remaster coming to Japan this October, many were surprised to see that there has been no mention of “Dante from the Devil May Cry series” in Nocturne‘s remaster.
When Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne launched in Japan in February 2003, it was an instant success. This later convinced the team to return to the game just a year later for SMT III: Nocturne Maniax, a director’s cut of the original PlayStation 2 title released only 11 months later. One of the standout features of this re-release was the fact that it included Dante from the beloved hack-n’-slash series Devil May Cry.