Today Atlus revealed new footage of the upcoming JRPG Shin Megami Tensei V.
The video showcases some of the new characters that we’ll meet in the game, on top of combat gameplay elements.
The new characters are Tao Isonokami, Yuzuru Atsuta, Ichiro Dazai, Miyazu Atsuta, and Hayao Koshimizu.
In terms of gameplay, we get to see the “Magatsuki Skills” that can be used when the gauge is full and deliver a lot of damage.
Shin Megami Tensei V releases for Nintendo Switch on Nov. 12, 2021. If you’re unfamiliar with it, you can enjoy and a brief official description below, hinting at the story.
“When a grisly murder scene in modern-day Tokyo blocks our protagonist’s walk home, an unplanned detour leaves him buried and unconscious.
He awakens in a new Tokyo, a wasteland ravaged by apocalypse now called Da’at… but before bloodthirsty demons can claim his life, a savior emerges, and they unite to become a mighty being neither human nor demon: a Nahobino.
With newfound power, the protagonist ventures through Da’at, an enigmatic realm filled with mythical deities and demonic tyrants in constant conflict for survival. Searching for answers, the protagonist must forge his own path in a battle between light and dark to dictate the fate of the world. ”
If you want to see more, you can enjoy the story trailer, an earlier promotional video, another trailer from the latest Nintendo Direct, plenty of gameplay showcased afterward, even more gameplay, and the latest screenshots.
You can also check out plenty of trailers dedicated to specific demons, Jack Frost, Fionn mac Cumhaill, Amanozako, Angel, Daimon, Mermaid, Mandrake, Arioch, Kumbhanda, Feng Huang, Inugami, Turdak, Fafnir, Mothman, Lilim, Futsunushi, Sraosha, Genbu, Uriel, Orobas, Girimehkala, Horus, Rangda, Arahabaki, Moloch, Preta, Ongyo-Ki, Throne, Silky, Kurama Tengu, Fuu-Ki, Slime, Onmoraki, and Cu Chulainn.