Shin Megami Tensei IV over 50 hours long, has paid DLC

Moon Phase system dropped, no links to previous games.

New details on Shin Megami Tensei IV have come out of this weekend’s Nico Nico Super Conference. Excerpts include over 50 hours of gameplay, paid downloadable content, a dropped Moon Phase system, and no links to previous games.

Find the full summary below.

  • There’s no direct connection to the previous three Shin Megami Tensei games, but the background music arrangement holds some deeper ties to the previous titles.
  • The world of Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey‘s is unrelated to Shin Megami Tensei IV‘s, but the Black Samurai’s suit might be related, and a connection with the first Shin Megami Tensei is also possible.
  • It takes over 50 hours to complete the game.
  • Plans for paid downloadable content will be revealed at a later date.
  • Lucifer will make an appearance, but Louis Cyphre’s appearance is unclear.
  • The three Jack Brothers will make an appearance and a new Jack Frost will be introduced.
  • There is an option to switch character voices on and off.
  • Demon Fusion and conversation, etc. rewards the player with experience points.
  • The Macca Beam will appear. But this time, there is no Moon Phase System.
  • A brutally difficult mode might be included.
  • The release date for the original soundtrack is still undecided.
  • V-Jump will publish a Shin Megami Tensei IV-based comic, with someone named Minadan leading.

Thanks, Re: Gigen.

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