Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance Announced for June 21, 2024 Release on Nintendo Switch, PS5/PS4, Steam, Xbox, Windows

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During today’s Nintendo Direct: Partner Showcase video, Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance was officially announced for a June 21, 2024.

Through the official website, the game’s platforms have been revealed as the Nintendo Switch, PS5/PS4, Steam, Xbox and Windows PC.

Previously teased through a Korean rating, SMT V: Vengeance will be an expansion on the original game released in November 2021, with additional content and a new female character. SMT V: Vengeance will offer gameplay improvements, along with new quality-of-life elements.

The game will offer two new routes. At the start of the game, players can choose “Canon of Creation” to follow the original Shin Megami Tensei V‘s storyline. The second route, “Canon of Vengeance” will follow the same storyline, but with significant changes in the middle and later stages.

Story

Thou shalt be God —
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 live, a savior emerges, and the two of them unite to become a mighty being, neither human nor demon: a Nahobino.

Canon of Vengeance

Canon of Vengeance features 4 brand new female demons, named the Qadištu, newly designed by character designer Masayuki Doi. Lilith (voiced by Atsuko Tanaka in Japanese, Katelyn Gault in English) is the leader, guided by a certain purpose. A mysterious new girl will also appear, named Yoko Hiromine (voiced by Chiwa Saitō in Japanese, Erin Yvette in English).

The​ Qadištu

4 female Demons stand in the main characters’ way.​

“Found it, the Key of Resurrection……”​

A member of the Qadištu, Lilith calls protagonist the Key of Resurrection, ​and herself The Oppressed.​

What is their purpose? ​A tale of revenge by the oppressed begins.​

Yoko Hiromine

“With no one to save them, in the back of their mind, the victim desires only one thing: revenge against the assailant”.

She is a senior in high school at St. Marina Academy.​ Cool and somewhat mysterious.​
She meets and works with the protagonist in Da’at. She has always possessed mysterious powers and was once called a “saint”. At the academy, she has been recognized for her power and learned exorcism magic.​ She also participates in the battles.​

Gameplay

SMT V: Vengeance will feature refinements to the Da’at overworld desert, as well as a new Da’at and dungeon.

New quests have been added, as well.

In battle, ally demons will now have Unique skills to emphasize their unique nature, and other additions have been made. Players will also be able to interact with their ally demons.

Demons

Over 40 new demons appear in Vengeance, bringing the total to over 270. One of them is a new demon making its appearance for the first time called “Nahobiho.”

The average playtime for one route in Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance is 80 hours, totaling to 160 hours when combining both routes.

Description

Venture back into a post-apocalyptic Tokyo with an all-new storyline featuring new locations, demons, and choices to make in Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance.

Choose your path on June 21, 2024! Physical and digital pre-orders for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 Steam, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC will begin on 2/27.

Physical pre-orders for Nintendo Switch will also start on 2/27. Details on digital pre-orders for Nintendo Switch will be announced at a later date.

Downloadable Content

There will be day-one DLC released alongside the game’s launch.

Demon God Dagda from Shin Megami Tensei IV FINAL and Newly introduced is the demon Goddess Konohanasakuya, newly drawn by character designer Masayuki Doi!​

Holy Will and Profane Dissent 

When the protagonist goes to investigate a mysterious reaction, he meets Danu, the earth mother goddess, who claims to have come from a world that exists in another universe. Danu is apparently searching for his son, Dagda.  The protagonist embarks on a search for Dagda with Danu. By completing the game, Dagda can be made an ally, and fusion will be unlocked.

Sakura Cinders of the East

Konohana Sakuya laments the turbulent world and searches for a hero who can pacify the world.  She sees an image of a certain hero within the protagonist and challenges him. Winning the battle will allow you to make Konohana Sakuya your ally, and fusion will also be unlocked.​

In addition, earning DLC that makes it easier to gain experience and in-game currency will be released at the same time.

The DLC released for the first game will be included in the base game for Vengeance.

Announce Trailer (English)

PV01 Trailer Extended (Japanese)

Special Program Spotlight

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