Devil May Cry 5 now has an official release date

The hotly anticipated video game title, Devil May Cry 5 finally has a release date. The action-adventure hack and slash video game is slated for a release on March 8, 2019 on the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. The news was confirmed during the Xbox Gamescom 2018 livestream.

A direct sequel to Devil May Cry 4, Devil May Cry 5 puts you in shoes of three different demon hunters, each character having his own style of play and superpowers. Lead director, Hideaki Itsuno, also mentioned during an interview that Nero will play a huge part in the game alongside Dante. To know more about Devil May Cry 5, you can read Capcom’s official overview of the game below:

A brand new entry in the legendary over-the-top action series comes to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC in Spring 2019, complete with its signature blend of high-octane stylized action and otherworldly and original characters the series is known for. Director Hideaki Itsuno and the core team have reunited to create the most over the top, technically advanced, utterly insane action experience of this generation.

Years have passed since the legions of hell have set foot in this world, but now a new demonic invasion has begun, and humanity’s last hope will rest in the hands of three lone demon hunters, each offering a radically different play style. United by fate and a thirst for vengeance, these demon hunters will have to face their demons in the hope to survive.

Key Features

  • Legendary action series returns – The 16 million unit selling series is back with original Director Hideaki Itsuno at the helm of development.
  • A battle of good and evil – A 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. The supernatural family drama also continues as Dante, the Son of Sparda, seeks revenge for his brother’s corruption and mother’s murder.
  • High octane stylized action – Featuring three playable characters each with a radically different stylish combat play style as they take on the city overrun with demons.
  • Groundbreaking graphics – Developed with Capcom’s in-house proprietary RE engine, the series continues to achieve new heights in fidelity with graphics that utilize photorealistic character designs and stunning lighting and environmental effects.
  • Take down the demonic invasion – Battle against epic bosses in adrenaline fueled fights across the over-run Red Grave City.
  • Demon hunter – Nero, one of the series main protagonists and a young demon hunter who has the blood of Sparda, heads to Red Grave City to face the hellish onslaught of demons, with weapons craftswoman and new partner-in-crime, Nico.

We’ll know even more about the upcoming game as we approach its official release. For now, Devil May Cry 5 is slated for a release on March 8, 2019 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. In case you haven’t seen the game’s latest trailer yet, then you can check that out right here:

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