This figure includes both physical and digital copies of the game sold.
Released last November, Shin Megami Tensei V was received warmly by critics. The game currently holds a score of 84 on the review aggregator Metacritic.
Japanese outlet Famitsu awarded the game a combined score of 36/40.
The latest entry in the Shin Megami Tensei series sees players control a high school student who must harness newfound powers to fight through a demon-infested Tokyo wasteland using a command-based system,
“Though demons are formidable opponents, some can be worthy allies and recruited via negotiations to fight alongside you in a dying world,” Atlus says.
Shin Megami Tensei V is developed by Atlus and produced by Kazuyuki Yamai, who previously directed Shin Megami Tensei IV. The game was first teased alongside the Nintendo Switch itself in 2017, when development was still early.
The Megami Tensei series began in the 80s as video game adaptations of Japanese science-fantasy novels. Developed by Atlus and released on the Famicom, the series has spawned more than 20 titles including the massively popular Persona series, which is a spin-off of Megami Tensei.
As part of the 25th anniversary of the Persona series, Atlus has revealed several projects, with more announcements scheduled for the rest of 2022.
It’s unclear if Shin Megami Tensei V will ever be released for other platforms.