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Shin Megami Tensei V Sells 1 Million Copies in New Series High

A supernatural entity from Shin Megami Tensei V

Praise YHVH! Atlus announced Monday that Shin Megami Tensei V has sold a million units worldwide just five months on from launch. For comparison, Shin Megami Tensei IV was last reported to have sold over 600,000 copies after two years on the market. It’s an impressive showing for the once fringe series, no doubt helped by a favorable reception from fans and critics alike, including our own own Izzy Parsons—read their review!

If this reminded you to pick up Shin Megami Tensei V, make sure to check out our video guide to navigating its often tricky combat and demon negotiation systems (see below). Or if you’re new to SMT and all the buzz since November’s got you curious, Wes Iliff wrote up a handy guide to help you know your Devil Summoners from your Devil Survivors.

Peruse our game hub for more coverage and screenshots. For the latest SMT updates, take the lawful route and visit RPGFan!

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Gio Castillo

Gio Castillo

Gio is a freelance writer and editor with a deep fondness for role-playing and management games. He lives in the Philippines with two cats, who he loves dearly.

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