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Shin Megami Tensei 5 Trailer Shows Off Factions and More

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Shin Megami Tensei 5 Trailer Shows Off Factions and More

Feast your eyes on the latest story trailer for Shin Megami Tensei V as time ticks down to its November launch.

Shin Megami Tensei V is the next entry into the long-running Shin Megami series. The trailer, embedded above, shows off the game’s factions, your allies, and the overall fight between the gods and demons.

Key features for this latest entrant include:

  • Unfold an allusive story filled with tragic choices, make sacrifices to uphold your ideals as you pursue light or covet darkness to discover your role in the new world 
  • Fight through a demon-infested wasteland with the Press Turn Battle System, pinpoint enemy weaknesses so you can perform consecutive actions but make one mistake and it may be your last 
  • Turn formidable foes into worthy allies by recruiting them via negotiations, then fuse them to create demons customized to fit your playstyle 
  • Explore the expansive world of post-apocalyptic Tokyo, fully rendered in stunning 3D utilizing Unreal Engine 4, a first for the mainline Shin Megami Tensei series

Shin Megami Tensei V is set to release this November 12 on Nintendo Switch with physical preorders available now. The Launch Edition preorder is priced at the usual $60 and includes an exclusive steelbook. If you’re so inclined, you can preorder it from Amazon, GameStop, and Best Buy.

There’s also a Fall of Man Premium Edition available for $119.99. Shin Megami Tensei V will be published with Japanese/English Voiceover, and English, French, Italian, Spanish, German subtitles.


Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.