'Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocaplyse' To Release All DLCs After Europe & Australia Launch; Atlus Discusses Success In Japan [VIDEO]


It seems that the rest of the fans and avid gamers of "Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse" residing in Europe and Australia can now fully experience the acclaimed post-apocalyptic role-playing video game this month. Moreover, an interview with the head of Atlus, the game developer and publisher behind the title, sheds some light to its fans as to how they maintained their success in Japan, according to sources.

It was recently announced via Deep Silver's official website, who is known to be the publisher of "Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse" for both the European and Australian regions that the game will be released to those areas, respectively, this month of December.

Moreover, it was also mentioned that all of the DLCs (downloadable content) for "Shin Megumi Tensei IV: Apocalypse" will be released in those regions after they've launched the game in Europe and Australia.

It was stated further that fans of "Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse" residing in the Europe should expect the game to come with around 42 US dollars price tag. Deep Silver has also announced that the game will be released both digitally and in retail on the Nintendo 3DS.

In other news, head of Atlus, Naoto Hiraoka, discussed in an interview their success with their titles, such as "Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse" and "Persona 5," in Japan, MCV UK reported. It was stated therein that Hiraoka considers this year as a win for the company.

He said in the interview that, despite Atlus releasing fewer titles than the previous year, their titles (which included this year's release of "Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse") has proved favorable to the company.

Hiraoka also pointed out that the success of their titles "Persona 5," "Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse," and the others have seen a resurgence of Japanese developers. It was said that the buzz created behind these games have slowly increased the growth of its segment in the gaming industry in Japan.

He also stated that with the success of games like "Persona 5," "Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse," and many others like it, the fans interest in JRPGs seems to have been revived and that they are paving a way to continue delivering these content westward.

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