Devil May Cry 5 Announced for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC

Announced as part of the Xbox E3 2018 Media Briefing Capcom have revealed that Devil May Cry 5, the true sequel to 2008’s original Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 release of Devil May Cry 4, will be released onto the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC during Spring 2019.

As per usual Devil May Cry 5 will blend high-octane gun-fights and sword-slashing with otherwordly demons but interestingly enough it will once again see the return of Nero; who now has a robotic arm after his demonic arm was taken from him as part of the Devil May Cry 5 story. Dante will also return but at the moment it’s currently not know what role he has to play in this game.  Additional story details can be found in the synopsis below provided by Capcom:

Synopsis: 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.

Devil May Cry 5 will also use a brand new graphics engine to deliver ‘realistic’ visuals both in-game and during cut-scenes; but for the time being Devil May Cry 5, of which sees Director Hideaki Itsuno return to development, will be released onto the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC during Spring 2019.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK, but in the past he has produced content for ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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