JRPG fans who are excited for Soul Hackers 2 will be delighted to know that a new trailer that highlights the gameplay has dropped. Specifically, the trailer showcases the combat mechanics and the power of Devil Summoning. 

Soul Hackers 2 — Devil Summoning and Combat looks into the core gameplay mechanics. To recap the role of Devil Summenors, they are humans who have made a contract with a demon. Demons can be assigned to each teammate who then can be summoned into battle or strengthen the character abilities. With each battle, the player and their demon will grow in strength. Players will also earn rewards that can be used to unlock upgrades or new comp smiths. 

You can check out the trailer here: 

The game is now available for pre-order with fans having the choice of a Standard Edition, Digital Deluxe, or Premium Edition. The Digital Deluxe Edition includes the base game along with the Booster Item Pack and The Lost Numbers DLC. The Premium Edition includes everything in the Digital Deluxe edition plus Costume & BGM pack, Bonus Demon Pack, along with the Ai-ho Demon and Mary’s Maid Frock Outfit.

Soul Hackers 2 is set to release for all major consoles and the PC on August 26th. An entry in the Shin Megami Tensei series, it’s the long-awaited sequel to Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers (originally released in 1997 followed by a re-release in 2013). The story follows a shadow war between Devil Summoners in a cyberpunk world. 

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