Capcom blew away the audience at Microsoft’s 2018 E3 Press Conference with the surprise worldwide announcement of the latest title in the critically acclaimed DMC franchise, Devil May Cry 5. The franchise has sold over 16 million units worldwide with its dark story, charismatic protagonist and insanely over-the-top action, all of which seem to be alive and well in the latest trailer from E3.
It has been over a decade since the release of Devil May Cry 4, a tantalizing wait for Director Hideaki Itsuno who took to the stage with a huge smile the entire time.[testimonials user=” email=” name=’Capcom’ position=” photo=”]Several years have passed in Devil May Cry 5 and the threat of demonic power, long since forgotten, has returned to menace the world once again. The demonic invasion begins with the seeds of a “demon tree” taking root in Red Grave City. This hellish incursion attracts the attention of the young demon hunter, Nero, an ally of Dante who now finds himself without his demonic arm, the source of much of his power. As Nero heads to Red Grave City in his motorhome named “Devil May Cry” with his partner Nico, he ruminates on how everything started. The loss of his demonic arm, the demonic invasion, and Dante’s unknown whereabouts. Things must be settled once and for all.[/testimonials]
Devil May Cry 5 is scheduled to release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC sometime Spring 2019.