Shin Megami Tensei V for Nintendo Switch Gets English Trailer & Premium Edition as Pre-Orders Open

Today Sega released a new trailer with English subtitles for Shin Megami Tensei V to celebrate the opening of pre-orders.

Shin Megami Tensei V

Today Sega released a new trailer with English subtitles for Shin Megami Tensei V to celebrate the opening of pre-orders.

Pre-orders are now available for the standard edition priced at $59.99 and a Fall of Man Premium Edition priced at $119.99.

The latter includes the following:

  • Printed Sling Bag 
    • 6” x 11.5”, Inspired by the Protagonist’s school attire 
  • SteelBook 
  • Demon Handbook 
    • Hardcover, A5 size with 100+ pages 
  • 2 CD Soundtrack Disc 
  • Collectible Box 

A Launch Edition of the physical standard edition will include a steelbook case while supplies last.

Shin Megami Tensei V releases for Nintendo Switch on Nov, 12, 2021. If you’re unfamiliar with it, you can enjoy and an official description below, hinting at the story.

“When a grisly murder scene in modern-day Tokyo blocks our protagonists 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. ”

  • Unfold an allusive story filled with tragic choices, make sacrifices to uphold your ideals as you pursue light or covet darkness to discover your role in the new world 
  • Fight through a demon-infested wasteland with the Press Turn Battle System, pinpoint enemy weaknesses so you can perform consecutive actions but make one mistake and it may be your last 
  • Turn formidable foes into worthy allies by recruiting them via negotiations, then fuse them to create demons customized to fit your playstyle 
  • Explore the expansive world of post-apocalyptic Tokyo, fully rendered in stunning 3D utilizing Unreal Engine 4, a first for the mainline Shin Megami Tensei series

if you want to see more, you can enjoy the trailer from the latest Nintendo Directanother for Japanplenty of gameplay showcased afterward, and more gameplay from a few days ago.

If you’re curious about what some of the original creators of the Shin Megami Tensei series are doing nowadays, you can also take a good look at the recently-revealed Monark, which is coming for PS5, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC under Furyu’s umbrella.

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Proud weeb hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long-standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality), MMORPGs, and visual novels are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans on Earth of the flight simulator genre.