Aeria Games, a publisher of Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) games announced today the open beta launch of Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine Online. The game, already highly successful in Japan, proved to be popular amongst English speakers during the closed beta test. For open beta, everyone is invited to play the game for free without download or subscription fees.
Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine Online is the first MMO game in the franchise’s 20 year history which includes such popular titles as Digitial Devil Saga and the recently released Persona 4. In Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine Online Players fight alongside friends and demon allies to restore order in a post-apocalyptic Tokyo. The game features a real-time battle system, advanced character customization with modern and traditional Tokyo fashion, and demon fusing – the process of fusing multiple demons together to form powerful new breeds. Most importantly, new social aspects that can be found only in the MMO game are introduced. Players can find new friends by using built-in search functions that filter community members by pre-determined criteria.
As with all titles at Aeria Games, Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine Online is free to play. The game service and customer support are funded through the micro-transaction sales model where players have the option of purchasing cosmetic and enhancement items.
For more information, please visit the official game site at http://megaten.aeriagames.com.