Shin Megami Tensei V News
News Atlus Celebrates 30 Years Of Shin Megami Tensei With Special Artwork
Here's to the next 30 years
The Atlus RPG series Shin Megami Tensei series is this week celebrating its 30th anniversary. The franchise originally began life on 30th October 1992 with the release of the Super Famicom game and was followed by both sequels and spinoffs. To celebrate this occasion, Atlus has shared a brief social media post on Twitter...
News Atlus Announces Persona And Shin Megami Tensei Plushes, Including A Cuddly Morgana
Anime Expo 2022 is taking place in July, and that means a wave of new merch is rapidly approaching the shore. Atlus has just announced four new plushes as part of that wave: two of Morgana from Persona 5, and Aogami and Nahobino from Shin Megami Tensei V. The plushes are being made by Stubbins, who have made plushes in the past for Mega...
News Persona 3, 4, and 5 Confirmed For Xbox And PlayStation, But Not Switch
The torture continues...
If you managed to catch the Microsoft and Bethesda Games Showcase 2022, then you'll know that Persona 3 Portable, Persona 4 Golden, and Persona 5 Royal will be making their way to Xbox consoles and Game Pass. It was a blow for Switch owners hoping for the series to be ported onto Nintendo's console and now it loo
News Shin Megami Tensei V Tops 1 Million Sales Worldwide
With new art to celebrate
Atlus' Switch-exclusive (for now) Shin Megami Tensei V has surpassed 1 million sales worldwide in under six months, Atlus has announced today. As the latest entry in the Shin Megami Tensei series, fans had to wait over four years to get their hands on the game, which was teased before the Switch even came out. To celebrate...
News Switch Exclusive Shin Megami Tensei V Has Already Sold Over 800k Copies Worldwide
Atlus thanks fans for their support
One of the RPG highlights on the Switch, and in general last year, was Shin Megami Tensei V by Atlus. It arrived on Nintendo's system during the action-packed month of November and was praised as a "modern masterpiece" in our very own review here on Nintendo Life. It seems the game has got off to a strong start...
News Digital Foundry Gives Its Assessment Of Shin Megami Tensei V
Impressive visuals but performance pays the cost
Shin Megami Tensei V was a notable Switch exclusive in November; we enjoyed it in our review and the user review score is also currently flying high on this site. The RPG had been eagerly anticipated and seems to have delivered a sizeable, engaging game that was also a
News We Have This Person To Thank For Shin Megami Tensei V's Fabulous Hair
JRPG makes use of the "Kawaii Physics" plugin for Unreal Engine 4
Shin Megami Tensei V is a fantastic video game, but have you noticed how good the hair looks? That's all thanks to Unreal Engine 4's “Kawaii Physics” plugin, used to animate things like swaying hair and clothing, such as skirts and dresses. In SMTV, Kawaii Physics is used to...
News Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Remakes Claim 3rd In November NPD Chart
Shin Megami Tensei V set a series record, too
Though the increasing relevance of download eShop sales can take away from the lustre of physical retail charts, there's still monthly interest in the NPD figures that show results for US stores. This is particularly the case in November, with Nintendo opting to show off its market leading hardware sales...
News Shin Megami Tensei V Updated To Version 1.02, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
New settings and minor fixes
Shin Megami Tensei V was only treated to its first update last week, but seven days later, here we are with a second patch that adds some new settings and fixes minor issues. The new update takes the game to Version 1.02 and mostly centres around new camera and display options. The full patch notes can be found below,...
News Shin Megami Tensei V Is Getting Its First Update, Here Are The Patch Notes
New settings, bug fixes and more
New Switch-exclusive Shin Megami Tensei V will soon be treated to its first post-launch update, Atlus has announced. A date for the update hasn't yet been revealed, but the company has shared the patch notes ahead of time (Japanese). You can check them out for yourself below, with thanks to Final Weapon for the...
Random This Shin Megami Tensei V Unboxing Video Is As Wholesome As They Come
Food4Dogs discussing Shin Megami Tensei V in her latest video. We all know that gaming is a hobby suited to anyone and everyone from all walks of life, but with the majority of successful streamers and gaming internet personalities being young, trendy 'influencers' these days, it's nice to see some different representation...
Japanese Charts Shin Megami Tensei V Goes Straight To Number One
143,000 physical copies sold in opening weekend
Famitsu's Japanese chart figures are now in for the week ending 14th November, revealing that Shin Megami Tensei V has gone straight in at number one at launch. The game sold 143,247 physical copies in its opening weekend, keeping Mario Party Superstars in second spot and fending off Dragon Quest X:...
News Shin Megami Tensei V Outshines Other Popular JRPGs At UK Retail
Move over, Monster Hunter
Yesterday, UK chart data showed that Shin Megami Tensei V managed to earn a ninth-place spot in its opening week on the market. For a JRPG exclusive to a Nintendo platform in a physical-only UK chart, that's pretty impressive going, and further analysis offers a better insight into just how well it's performed...
News Datamine Uncovers References To PS4 And PC In Switch Exclusive Shin Megami Tensei V
Multiplatform launch was hinted at in previous GeForce leak
Switch exclusive Shin Megami Tensei V contains references to PS4 and PC in its code, a datamine has revealed. Features specific to PC, such as resolution settings, post-processing and texture quality have also been found. The GeForce Now leak from earlier this year made reference to the...
UK Charts Shin Megami Tensei V Earns Top Ten Debut, But Animal Crossing Leads The Way For Switch
New Horizons jumps up to third
UK physical chart data is now in for the week ending 13th November, revealing that Animal Crossing: New Horizons is Switch's best-seller of the week. Continuing to shine as one of Nintendo Switch's evergreen hits, and no doubt helped by the recent launch of the Happy Home Paradise DLC and major 2
News Shin Megami Tensei V Is Out Today On Switch, Here's The Launch Trailer
Standard and Deluxe editions available now
Well, we made it folks! Today, Atlus' latest JRPG Shin Megami Tensei V has arrived on Nintendo Switch, and the studio has dropped a launch trailer to celebrate. You probably know all about it by now, especially if you've already read through our glowing review which called it the best entry in the series...
Nintendo Download 11th November (Europe)
GTA! Shin Megami Tensei V Blue Reflection!
The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail eShop - New Releases: BLUE REFLECTION: Second Light...
Nintendo Download 11th November (North America)
Shin Megami Tensei V! GTA Trilogy! Star Wars: KOTOR!
The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop - Highlights: Grand Theft Auto: The...
News Atlus Broadcasting Shin Megami Tensei V Live Stream Next Week
Commentary from the dev team, new merch and more
One of the major Switch exclusives arriving this month is the Atlus RPG Shin Megami Tensei V. It's looking rather promising and ahead of the game's launch next week, there'll be an official live stream taking place. In fact, it'll be airing the night before the game's release, Japan time. You'll be...
Video 15 Exciting New Games Coming To Nintendo Switch In November
Pokémon, GTA, Star Wars and more!
November is looking to be a very exciting month in the world of Nintendo. We've got some neat indies like Demon Turf and Death's Door to look forward to, a number of old classics return including KOTOR, GTA and Diamond & Pearl, and to top it off the Switch exclusive Shin Megami Tensei V. There's even some...
Video Atlus Releases New Shin Megami Tensei V 'World In Ruins' Trailer
"The ambitions of God and human clash"
Ahead of the launch of the upcoming Switch exclusive Shin Megami Tensei V next month, Atlus has released a new trailer. Unfortunately, we can't show the English version here on Nintendo Life due to the age restrictions in place, so head on over to YouTube to check it out with subtitles. Of course, you'll need...
News Shin Megami Tensei V Gets Day One Paid DLC And Digital Deluxe Edition
And a free 'Safety' difficulty for those that need it
Shin Megami Tensei V is just a few weeks from release on 12th November, and Atlus has confirmed a significant batch of day one DLC to lure in excited newcomers or eager series fans. So far the only official trailers and footage are in Japanese, but you can get a look at it above. Though the...
News Here's Shin Megami Tensei V's First English Dub Trailer And Cast List
And pre-orders are live
ATLUS has shared the latest trailer for Shin Megami Tensei V, giving us our first listen of the English dub and revealing the voice talent featured in the game. The game, which launches both digitally and physically on Switch on 12th November, will have you exploring the expansive world of post-apocalyptic Tokyo. You'll bump...
News Shin Megami Tensei V 'Nahobino' Trailer Showcases More Gameplay And Story
"A blasphemous being, neither human nor demon"
For long term fans of the franchise, or perhaps newcomers that are intrigued and preparing to jump in, the arrival of Shin Megami Tensei V on Switch can't come soon enough. It's that relatively rare type of release, a third-party exclusive that looks set to deliver a fascinating experience on Nintendo's...
News Atlus Drops Shin Megami Tensei V "Gabriel" Trailer
Check out some new battle action from the upcoming Switch exclusive
Shin Megami Tensei V's 11th November release date continues to draw ever closer and, while we all wait for the next installment in the series, Atlus has dropped yet another in a long line of teaser trailers, this time showing off some details about Herald Gabriel, one of the game's...
News Shin Megami Tensei V Switch Accessories Launching In Japan This November
Play in style
Nintendo Switch accessory maker Keys Factory will be releasing some special Shin Megami Tensei V themed products. These items include a quick pouch 2,178 yen (~$19.71), a protective cover set 4,048 yen (~$36.64) and a card pod case 1,045 yen (~$9.46) that can fit two Switch games or even two 3DS game card instead. All of these...
Video Atlus Releases New Shin Megami Tensei V 'Bethel' Story Trailer
Forge the future of the world
Get excited JRPG fans, Atlus has just released a brand new trailer for the upcoming Switch exclusive Shin Megami Tensei V. Unfortunately, we can't show the English trailer here on Nintendo Life due to the age restrictions in place, so you'll have to head over to YouTube to watch it. As explained in the official PR,...
Gallery Atlus Shares 30 Screenshots Of Shin Megami Tensei V For Switch
Characters, demons, battles and more!
Later this year, Atlus will be releasing Shin Megami Tensei V exclusively on the Nintendo Switch. In the lead-up, the Japanese company has been sharing new videos, screenshots and information. It's now shared around 30 screenshots showing off the game's characters, demons and battle sequences. We've rounded...
News Shin Megami Tensei V Classification References "Online Interactivity"
What could it be for?
It seems the Australian Classification Board may have shared one extra detail about the upcoming Switch release, Shin Megami Tensei V. According to the official rating down under, it will contain "online interactivity". The fansite Persona Central was the first to catch this and believes it could be something similar to the...
Video Atlus Releases A New Story Trailer For Shin Megami Tensei V
Out exclusively on Switch this November
It's been an exciting week for Persona fans - with Atlus announcing it's got seven project reveals planned between September and next Autumn to celebrate the series' 25th anniversary. Let's not forgot about the Japanese video game company's original RPG though, Shin Megami Tensei. Atlus has just released a...
Gallery Here Are 26 Shin Megami Tensei V Screenshots For Your Viewing Pleasure
It all looks pretty tense, eh?
Shin Megami Tensei V, the latest game in Atlus' beloved RPG series, is headed to Switch this November. In preparation for the big day, the developer has provided a whole bunch of new screenshots for us to enjoy, giving us a look at some story footage, combat, and more. Let's just dive straight into things, shall we?...
News Scalpers Set Their Sights On The Shin Megami Tensei V Premium Edition
So Metroid Dread wasn't enough?
Earlier this week, pre-orders went live in the US for Atlus' upcoming release Shin Megami Tensei V. If you missed it, the premium edition contains a copy of the game, steel book, backpack, soundtrack and more. Like every exclusive item nowadays, it sold out in record time. Some factors in play included limited stock,...
News Shin Megami Tensei V Premium Edition Pre-Orders Go Live Alongside A New Trailer
Fall of Man Premium Edition swag incoming
As confirmed during E3 2021, Atlus' Shin Megami Tensei V is launching for Switch on 12th November, and pre-orders for the physical versions of the game are now open. Atlus has put out a new gameplay trailer for the upcoming Switch exclusive, which you can watch above, and you can check out the included...
News The Japanese Shin Megami Tensei V Trailer Is Different To The Western One
And it's WAY more exciting
There are no subtitles on the Japanese trailer for Shin Megami Tensei V, so we don't know exactly what it's saying — but the video itself is different enough to be very intriguing to Shin Megami Tensei fans. We get a closer look at some of the demons, and the various different returning personas that we know and love...
News Shin Megami Tensei V Is A Switch Exclusive Launching This November
Demons! And demons! Also, more demons!
We may not be getting Persona 5 (...yet) but we are getting Shin Megami Tensei V on the Switch! The popular demon-fighting RPG will be coming to the Switch as an exclusive on the 12th November this year. Was SMTV on your bingo card? Let us know in the comments!
News Shin Megami Tensei V Release Date Seemingly Leaked Ahead Of Nintendo's E3 Direct
Is an official announcement finally happening?
The Japanese website of the upcoming Switch release Shin Megami Tensei V has apparently been updated by accident. As a result, it seems we now know the release date of this anticipated title. Persona Central reports It's arriving later this year on 11th November. While the game has already been...
Video Every Switch Trailer From Japan's Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase
The full round-up
As you've no doubt heard by now, the Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase for Japanese viewers was slightly longer. It ran for about four extra minutes and featured additional games and information. For your convenience, we've grouped all of this together on the one page. Enjoy! Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster Shin...
News Shin Megami Tensei V Is Getting A Simultaneous Global Launch On Nintendo Switch Next Year
Here's a new trailer, too
Atlus has confirmed that Shin Megami Tensei V will be getting a simultaneous global launch on Nintendo Switch in 2021, and has released fresh footage of the title. A Switch exclusive which was first announced way back in 2017, the game will be joined by stablemate Sh
News Shin Megami Tensei III Is Coming To Nintendo Switch Alongside The Fifth Game
Both arrive in 2021
We already know that Shin Megami Tensei V – the next numbered entry in Atlus’ beloved Shin Megami Tensei series – is coming exclusively to Nintendo Switch, but we now also know that the third entry in the franchise is getting remastered for Nintendo's system. Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster is a remak
News Full-Scale Development Of Shin Megami Tensei V Has Finally Begun
"I feel that the production staff has come together considerably"
Shin Megami Tensei V has now entered "full-scale development", according to producer Kazuyuki Yamai. Despite the fact that the game was announced some time ago, the project hasn't hit its stride until very recently, as Yamai explains to 4Gamer:
Random Shin Megami Tensei Fans Voted For Their Top Demon, We Kinda Wish They Hadn't
This is definitely a "pocket monster"
Shin Megami Tensei is a big deal in Japan, and over the years has added more and more demon types to its ranks that you could call it a satanic version of Pokémon. There are so many demons in the series now - 345, to be exact - that Atlus decided to hold a vote to see which ones fans liked the most. Now...
News Shin Megami Tensei V is Coming to the Nintendo Switch
The DS and 3DS have benefitted for a number of fantastic titles in the Shin Megami Tensei series, while the Wii U also got the rather quirky Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE. Now that we're into a new generation of hardware, however, the good news is that Atlus is continuing to back Nintendo systems with the franchise. During a livestream...