Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today confirmed that DmC Devil May Cry is now available for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation3 computer entertainment system across Europe and North America. The Windows PC version will be released shortly after on 25th January at European retail and available globally via digital download.
The title has already received critical acclaim from media outlets across the globe including a score of 9 out of 10 from Game Informer, Destructoid, Gamereactor UK, GamesTM magazine, Computer and Video Game.comand the Official Xbox Magazines in both North America and UK.
Developed by Ninja Theory, DmC Devil May Cry sees the return of iconic video-game character, Dante. In a retelling of his origin story, DmC Devil May Cry retains the stylish action, fluid combat and self-assured protagonist that have defined the iconic series but injects it with a more brutal and visceral edge. Dante knows that he is not human, but also that he is not like the demons that have tormented him throughout his life. Caught between worlds, Dante must discover what it means to be the child of a demon and an angel with the help of his twin brother, Vergil, leader of the anti-establishment group “The Order”.
Capcom will be supporting the release of DmC Devil May Cry with additional downloadable content post launch. Coming to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC shortly after launch completely free of charge will be Bloody Palace Mode. The highly anticipated mode will deliver over 100 bonus levels featuring wave after wave of enemy attacks. Stylish combat will be recognised with gamers having the opportunity to top the global leader boards as Bloody Palace’s number one demon slayer. Vergil’s Downfall is currently planned for release at the end of February for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC owners.
The additional content will provide players with a brand new chapter of the DmCDevil May Cry adventure which follows the untold story of Dante’s twin brother Vergil. The add on contains hours of brand new gameplay, four difficulty levels and an all new storyline, weapons, combos, enemies and locations. Vergil’s Downfall will be available to purchase for 720 Microsoft Points via the Xbox LIVE online entertainment network for Xbox 360, €8.99/ £7.29 on PlayStation Network and €8.99 on PC. A costume pack featuring several alternative outfits for Dante will also be released after launch for 320 Microsoft points on Xbox LIVE, €3.99 / £3.19 on PlayStation Network and €3.99 on Windows PC.