Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster release date revealed for May 21st, 2021

Fans of the Shin Megami Tensei universe can prepare for another release with Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD this May. Here’s what you need to know ahead of its upcoming release.

In a surprise announcement, ATLUS and SEGA have revealed that a modernized version of the ATLUS classic will be making its way to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Steam, on May 25th, 2021. Those looking to get their hands on Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster a few days early can do so on May 21st by pre-ordering the Digital Deluxe Edition.

The upcoming title will allow them to once more relive the ethereal apocalypse that has occured through the invocation of the Conception. Players will find themself thrust into a world that has been swallowed by chaos as a demonic revolution has consumed a broken city. Those within the city will find themselves caught between a battle of both gods and demons, bringing them to think about the consequences of life, rebirth or death in order to determine who comes out as the victor.

This new version will feature some enhancements across the board including remastered 3D models and backgrounds, new difficulty settings for players of all skill levels, English and Japanese audio options, alternate branch featuring Raidou Kuzunoha, and various fixes that had been implemented since the Japanese release of the game.

What begins as a normal day in Tokyo turns out to be everything but, when the Conception – an ethereal apocalypse – is invoked. The remains of the world are swallowed by chaos, as a demonic revolution descends into a broken city. Caught between a battle of gods and demons, the choices you make can bring life, rebirth, or death, and determine who triumphs.

Those looking to pre-order can snag the Digital Deluxe Edition for the 4-day early access for $69.99 and obtain the features listed below:

  • Full Game Download
  • Exclusive access to the game four days early, on May 21
  • Maniax Pack
  • Adds Dante from the Devil May Cry™ Series
  • Chronicle Pack
  • Adds Raidou from the Devil Summoner Series*
  • MERCIFUL Difficulty
  • Adds an easier difficulty mode
  • Mercy and Expectation Map Pack
  • “Little Master’s Mercy”
  • “Master’s Expectation”
  • Shin Megami Tensei BGM Pack
  • “BGM Pack 1: Shin Megami Tensei®” (2 songs)
  • “BGM Pack 2: Shin Megami Tensei® II” (2 songs)
  • “BGM Pack 3: Shin Megami Tensei® IV” (2 songs)
  • “BGM Pack 4: Shin Megami Tensei® IV: Apocalypse” (2 songs)
  • *Note: The Chronicle Pack is available in the base game for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch versions. The Chronicle Pack is free DLC for the Steam version only.

Those wanting the Standard Edition of Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster can pre-order from both digital and physical retailers today ahead of its May 25th, 2021, release date.

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