Shin Megami Tensei V News Report Vol. 4 Released, Features DLC Information


Following the announcement of the fourth and final news report for Shin Megami Tensei V, Atlus has released the video, presented by Presented by regular host to Atlus live streams Chiaki Matsuzawa. going over the game’s downloadable content.

Below is a list of the announced downloadable content for Shin Megami Tensei V:

Return of the True Demon

  • Releasing: November 11, 2021
  • Price: 980 yen

In the World of Shadows, Sophia gives the protagonist a menorah, said to grant either great power or a swift death. With it, Nahobino is forced to face a group of Fiends, the same from Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne. Once a fiend is defeated, they are made available for fusion.

The Demi-fiend is also one of the demons who needs to be defeated and, by beating him, the protagonist will gain his essence.

A Goddess in Training

  • Releasing: November 11, 2021
  • Price: 450 yen

The goddess Artemis stops the protagonist near Tokyo Tower, asking him to aid her in her quest for a training partner. Clearing the mission will recruit and unlock her for demon fusion.

The Rage of a Queen

  • Releasing: November 11, 2021
  • Price: 400 yen

Cleopatra gets stripped of her position as representative and gets banished from the Bethel Egypt branch. The protagonist receives a request to check in on her. Clearing the mission will recruit and unlock Cleopatra for demon fusion.

The Doctor’s Last Wish

  • Releasing: November 11, 2021
  • Price: 400 yen

A Bethel researcher working on a certain project goes missing. The protagonist seeks out that researcher, only to cross paths with the Tyrant Mephisto. Fulfill certain conditions to recruit and unlock Mephisto for demon fusion.

Progression DLC

The following DLC will all be available on November 11th, and cost 350 yen each. They all serve the purpose of making the game easier in different ways.

  1. Mitama Dance of Wealth: The rare demon Saki Mitama will appear at a greatly increased rate, dropping expensive items and making it easier to gain Macca.
  2. Mitama Dance of EXP: Rare demons Ara Mitama and Kushi Mitama appear at a greatly increased rate, dropping items that grant experience and making it easier to level up.
  3. Mitama Dance of Miracles: The rare demon Nigi Mitama appears at a greatly increased rate, dropping Glory, essential to obtain Miracles.

Safety DLC

As previously announced, the “Safety” DLC for the easiest difficulty level in the game will be released at launch for free.

A “Digital Deluxe Edition” set of the game will be released, including all of the game’s downloadable content in a bundle.

In Japan, the “DLC Bundle” is available to pre-order for 2,952 yen, and the “SMT5 Base Game + DLC Bundle Set” is 12,830 yen.

New Game+

During the program, it was confirmed that players will be able to start a new playthrough after completing the game, and that certain attributes will be carried over.

There will be two ways to transfer save date: “Newborn” and “Reborn.”

  • Newborn: Transfers Demon Compendium and enemy analysis data, but the difficulty will not be affected too drastically.
  • Reborn: Transfers protagonist level, skills, all demons, Macca, items, etc. for an easier replay.

Some demons and Miracles can only be obtained with multiple playthroughs.

Additional News

  • A new promotional video trailer for Shin Megami Tensei V will be released next week.
  • Shin Megami Tensei V will have an article in the Weekly Famitsu magazine releasing next week on October 28th (read the previously extensive entry here).

Shin Megami Tensei V News Vol. 4

DLC Information

Shin Megami Tensei V will be released exclusively for the Nintendo Switch on November 11, 2021 in Japan and November 12, 2021 worldwide.