Devil May Cry 5 Total Shipments Top 2 Million Units
Devil May Cry 5
PlayStation 4™ & Xbox One™ – US, EU, AU, JAPAN & ASIA
It’s been two weeks since the release of the fifth installment of Capcom‘s beloved Devil May Cry franchise which is the Devil May Cry 5. A lot of gamers anticipate this sequel. With this, Devil May Cry 5 has achieved a new milestone!
Capcom has announced that the Devil May Cry 5 has topped two million units in various platforms such as PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC. It was announced in a press release via Capcom’s official website. With this achievement, it’s evident that the Devil May Cry franchise is still dominating up to this day.
Here’s the full press release by Capcom below.
Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that Devil May Cry 5 for the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, PlayStation®4 system and PC has shipped more than 2 million units globally.
The Devil May Cry series consists of popular, stylish action games known for their unique characters and exhilarating movement. One of Capcom’s major brands, the games in this series have cumulatively sold more than 19 million units* since the first title was released in 2001.
Devil May Cry 5 is the latest title in the series and the first mainline entry to be released in 10 years. Utilizing Capcom’s proprietary RE ENGINE, the game integrates cutting-edge visuals with the distinctive stylish action of the series, offering finely detailed, real expressions that further enhance the game’s appeal. Additionally, by introducing the online “Cameo System,” Capcom has provided an all-new kind of play experience where players throughout the world can make guest appearances in each other’s games through real-time matching. As a result, Devil May Cry 5 has been highly acclaimed by fans, leading to shipments in excess of 2 million units worldwide less than two weeks following its release.
Capcom remains firmly committed to satisfying the expectations of all users by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities in order to create highly entertaining gameplay experiences.
For the overview of the game, it sets several years after the events in Devil May Cry 2. The central protagonist of the series, Dante, is hired by a man known as V to eliminate the demonic attacks across the world. Meanwhile, one of the main protagonists, Nero, has set up his own demon hunting agency on a van with a neon Devil May Cry sign. Now the demon hunting slayers are on the move to eliminate the demons.
Devil May Cry 5 released last March 8th for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One worldwide. And it’s now available for all versions along with the Deluxe Edition here at Playasia. Click the button below to grab your copies right now and join the demon hunting slayers to eliminate the demons.
Read more about the game here.
PS: Thanks, Gematsu!
- 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
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