New Shin Megami Tensei Announced for the Nintendo Switch


Following the teaser website launched for the 25th anniversary of the Shin Megami Tensei series, the next mainline SMT game was announced during the recent Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 live event.

The game will be powered by Unreal Engine 4, and has just entered development.

The next entry in the Shin Megami Tensei series has also been mentioned by Nintendo of America, via Twitter:

The official Japanese Nintendo page for the game can be found here.

No release date has been given for the title, which will be launching on Nintendo’s upcoming platform, which releases worldwide on March 3, 2017.

Atlus USA Press Release

As revealed during the Nintendo Switch™ Livestream event, Atlus Co. Ltd (parent company to ATLUS U.S.A., Inc.) revealed a new HD title in its long-running hardcore RPG franchise, Shin Megami Tensei. The new game, which is known only with the placeholder moniker Shin Megami Tensei Brand New Title, will be released on the Nintendo Switch.

Atlus USA currently has no information about a localization for this title, but wanted to present the details from the Japanese reveal of this title to the western market. A formal announcement will be made later for this title if a localization gets confirmed.