Atlus is back to show Soul Hackers 2, the new JRPG with combat from the Devil Summoner series, with an unreleased trailer full of information on the story and characters. The game will be available from August 26, 2022, on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, and PC. The new preview certainly represents an excellent purchase incentive for all fans of the Shin Megami Tensei series, including the other is a spin-off.
Soul Hackers 2 is set in a dystopian future where an AI called Aion controls the flow of events. One day, after sensing the arrival of a catastrophe, Aion creates two manifestations of her, Ringo and Figue, and sends them to planet Earth to defend the only two Devil Summoners able to prevent her. After finding both lifeless bodies, Ringo uses the power of the Soul Hack to resurrect the protagonists and learns of a war between Devil Summoners that could be the cause of the apocalypse.
The new trailer for the game shows some members of the Phantom Society, one of the two factions of the Devil Summoner who is expected to take on the antagonist role in this game. Among the new characters, we find the ruthless Iron Mask, his subordinate Zenon, and the brilliant engineer Ichiro Onda, who is killed by the first two. In the trailer, you can also check out the combat system, which is sure to be familiar to fans of Shin Megami Tensei and Persona.