Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster details DLC, side activities

Background music from Shin Megami Tensei I, II, IV, and IV: Apocalypse.

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster

Atlus has released new information and screenshots for Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster detailing the game’s downloadable content and side activities.

Get the details below.

Downloadable Content (Japanese release dates)

  • October 29
    • “Merciful” Difficulty (Free) – Adds the low difficulty mode “Merciful” for those who want to easily progress through the story.
    • Maniax Pack (980 yen) – By selecting “New Game: Maniax” from the title screen, Dante from the Devil May Cry series will replace Raidou Kuzunoha in every scene he appears in.
    • Little Master’s Mercy (350 yen) – Enables access to a dedicated map where you can battle to earn as many level-up items, “Heavy Grimoires,” and “Light Grimoires” as you like.
    • Master’s Expectations (350 yen) – Enables access to a dedicated map where you can battle to earn as many items as you like that can be redeemed for Macca at the shop.
  • November 5
    • Vortex World BGM Change Pack 1: Shin Megami Tensei (220 yen) – The two background songs that play on the world map and in battle can be changed to that of Shin Megami Tensei at any time in the configuration menu.
    • Vortex World BGM Change Pack 2: Shin Megami Tensei II (220 yen) – The two background songs that play on the world map and in battle can be changed to that of Shin Megami Tensei II at any time in the configuration menu.
    • Vortex World BGM Change Pack 3: Shin Megami Tensei IV (220 yen) – The two background songs that play on the world map and in battle can be changed to that of Shin Megami Tensei IV at any time in the configuration menu.
    • Vortex World BGM Change Pack 3: Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (220 yen) – The two background songs that play on the world map and in battle can be changed to that of Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse at any time in the configuration menu.

Side Activities

  • Puzzle Game – A mini-game you can play in Asakusa. You can get some useful items by clearing all 20 stages.
  • Burial Chambers – A chamber in which there is a tombstones engraved with the name of a boss demon you have previously defeated. Several of these chambers exist in the Labyrinth of Amala. If you have a certain item, you can battle that boss once again in the chamber. If you win within a pre-set number of turns, your high score will be logged on the tombstones. Give it a shot if you are confident in your ability. And you may get something good out of defeating every boss…
  • Multiple Playthroughs After you clear the story, you can start a second playthrough while carrying over your Demonic Compendium data. Additionally, from the second playthrough onward, you can choose to wear a leather jacket in addition to the protagonist’s initial hooded parka.
  • Quick-Save – While playing, you can choose to quick-save at any time from the menu screen. If you have a quick-save, you can continue where you left off from the “Continue” option on the title screen.

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster is due out for PlayStation 4 and Switch on October 29 in Japan, and in spring 2021 worldwide.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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