Last month, we provided some unique screenshots for the extremely anticipated RPG from Atlus, Shin Megami Tensei V. This month, now we have extra screenshots, in addition to some extra details about the characters you’ll encounter within the early phases of the sport.

As we already know, the story of Shin Megami Tensei V places you within the sneakers of a third-year highschool scholar in Tokyo, however when the tunnel he enters collapses, he is taken to a different dimension that is overrun by demons. While the protagonist fuses with a mysterious man named Aogami to turn into a condemned being often known as a Nahobino, it seems he isn’t the one one that was transported to this alternate model of Tokyo often known as Da’at. 

 

The protagonist quickly reunites with Yuzuru Atsuta and Ichiro Dazai, two of his classmates. They every had their very own shut encounters with Da’at’s demons, however collectively they’re in a position to return to their model of Tokyo. Yuzuru is an efficient pal of the protagonist. Described by Atlus as “principled and upright,” in addition to “responsible, capable, and assertive.” Meanwhile, Ichiro is a cheerful man who could be a bit bumbling at instances. He’s not the perfect scholar, and lots of of his classmates see him as a loser. Still, Ichiro loves livestreaming, which he was doing within the tunnel when it collapsed. 

Once they group is again to their model of Tokyo, they encounter the caring and kind-hearted Tao Isonokami, one other classmate of theirs. She explains that two parallel variations of Tokyo exist: their model, and Da’at. The demons are localized to Da’at for now, however she says they’ve their sights set on Tokyo. She then reveals to them that she is aware of all of this as a result of she is a member of of Bethel, a company that fights the demons they encountered in Da’at. Not solely that, however the Japanese prime minister, the strategic and picked up Hayao Koshimizu, serves as the primary consultant of the Japanese department of Bethel.

 

The trio of the protagonist, Yuzuru, and Ichiro determine to hitch Bethel to guard Tokyo from the approaching demonic invasion. The protagonist makes use of his powers as a Nahobino, whereas Hayao grants Yuzuru and Ichiro the facility of the demon summoning program. Just because the crew is getting again to their regular, on a regular basis lives, they obtain an emergency discover from Bethel that demons have appeared throughout Tokyo; the invasion has begun in full pressure.

While the protagonist and his associates head out to guard folks within the areas the demons are swarming, they be taught {that a} group of demons are attacking their highschool. Not solely does this lure their classmate, Sahori Itsukishima, but in addition Yuzuru’s little sister and solely dwelling relative, Miyazu Atsuta. 

 

With his newfound powers, the protagonist can struggle demons utilizing the usual command-based press-turn battle system, the place placing enemy weaknesses cannot solely provide the higher hand, but in addition provide you with extra turns with which to execute your plans. You do should watch out although, as enemies can even strike your weaknesses and acquire the momentum for themselves. All new abilities akin to Humble Blessing, Maziobarion, and Sanguine Drain assist you to make use of a wider vary of methods in fight, whereas the Magatsuhi Skill system lets your occasion and your enemies activate particular strikes that may unleash highly effective assaults or present therapeutic and assist at essential instances.

It’s been an extended street to the discharge of Shin Megami Tensei V, however followers are able to dive again into the collection that has spawned different hit franchises like Persona and Devil Summoner. Thankfully, the discharge date is simply on the horizon, as Shin Megami Tensei V launches on Switch on November 12.