All the fountains of the great deep broke up and the windows of heaven were opened.
In this lightless age of corruption,
We long for the dawn of a new messiah.
Shin Megami Tensei V is an upcoming Post-Apocalyptic Urban Fantasy RPG, and fifth Numbered Sequel in the Shin Megami Tensei franchise. The game is being developed by Atlus for Nintendo Switch, with Kazuyuki Yamai, director of Shin Megami Tensei IV, leading the dev team.
In a first for Atlus, the game is being developed using the Unreal 4 Game Engine.
Shin Megami Tensei V contains examples of
- Arc Words: "Shekinah Glory", i.e. "miracle of God", is a phrase that shows up repeatedly in promotional material for the game.
- Fantasy Kitchen Sink: The teasers have already featured mythological figures from Japanese Mythology, Norse Mythology, Hindu Mythology, Kabbalah and The Bible.
- Flower Motifs: Flowers and flower petals show up in both trailers shown. From the highschool boy's floral-printed clothes to the roses and rose petals that fly about.
- Numbered Sequel: As the name suggests, it is the 5th numbered game in SMT franchise, though far from the fifth actual game in the series, between spin offs and sequels like Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey and Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse, respectively.