Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster is based on Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne Maniax Chronicle Edition, which features Raidou Kuzunoha the XIV from the Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha series as a replacement for Dante from the Devil May Cry series, who appeared as a guest character in Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne Maniax. The remaster features improved graphics and gameplay, voiced event scenes (which can be switched on or off), “Normal” and “Hard” difficulty settings, plus the release of a “Merciful” difficulty setting as free downloadable content.
In Japan, the standard edition of Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster will cost 5,980 yen, and the limited edition will cost 13,980 yen. The limited edition includes a copy of the game, the 106-page magazine “Ayakashi Special Final Issue,” two-disc “New Piano Arrange” and “Rare Soundtrack” CD set (37 tracks), “Amala Tenrinko” aroma lamp, and a vortex case. Pre-orders will open on July 21 at 12:00 JST.
Atlus also announced it will host a “Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster Announcement Commemoration – Megami Tensei Live Stream” featuring live gameplay on July 23 at 19:30 JST. You will be able to watch it on YouTube and Twitter.
Here is an overview of the game, via Atlus:
It’s been 17 years since the original release of Shin Megami Tensei III, known in the U.S. as Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne. Now, the apocalyptic legend returns in a full high-definition remake of the classic game, coming to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in Spring 2021.