The Shin Megami Tensei series is coming to the Nintendo Switch with two new titles set to be released in 2021.
Developer Atlus announced the news during today’s (July 20) Nintendo Direct Mini. Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne is getting a HD remaster and is scheduled to be released in Spring 2021. Additionally, the developer also announced that a new entry in the series titled Shin Megami Tensei V is coming at a yet to be announced date in 2021.
Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster is the return of the 2003 cult classic RPG which was originally released on the PlayStation 2. The Nintendo Switch release will receive a visual upgrade, which is showcased in the trailer below.
On the other hand, Shin Megami Tensei V is a brand-new sequel that is scheduled to also launch in 2021. The game will be the first main Shin Megami Tensei instalment since 2013, when Shin Megami Tensei IV was released for the Nintendo 3DS. The trailer provided a small insight into how the game will look and hinted at a female protagonist.
Qatch the teaser below.
Atlus is also known for the popular Persona series, which the company recently made the Persona 4 Golden game available on PC for the first time. The developer recently released Persona 5 Scramble, a hack-and-slash spin-off of 2013’ Persona 5.
The Shin Megami Tensei news took up much of the Nintendo Direct Mini’s time, however other smaller announcements were made. The Zelda themed rhythm game Cadence Of Hyrule is set to receive three DLC packs with additional characters, while tactical shooter Rogue Company is getting ported to the system with cross-platform play.
In related news, a Crysis Remaster is also coming to the Switch and developer Crytek recently released a video that highlighted many of the graphical and technical features coming to the game. Included was destructible environments, dynamic lighting systems and motion controls specific to the Switch.