Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition was announced during the PlayStation 5 Showcase event on Sept. 16 as a next-generation release.
Devil May Cry 5 first released Mar. 8, 2019 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. The action-adventure hack and slash title was well received as players once again delved into the stories of Nero and Dante. It won Best Action Game at The Game Awards that year. Capcom is releasing a special edition for PS5 and the Xbox Series X.
Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition Announced; Day 1 Digital Release on Next-Gen Consoles
"The power of next-gen consoles has unlocked new ways to experience the superb stylish action in Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition, with the inclusion of new gameplay modes such as Legendary Dark Knight Mode and Turbo Mode. Each mode offers a new and distinct level of difficulty for those looking to push their skills to the limit. Fans seeking an added challenge can grapple with the increased enemy count in the perilous Legendary Dark Knight Mode, a new difficulty level which promises to keep even the most seasoned devil hunters on their toes by pitting their skills and style against a Crazy amount of enemies," Capcom said in a PR release
New additions to the game include Vergil as a playable character, the new Turbo and Legendary Dark Knight modes and ray tracing graphics. Vergil will be released as a paid DLC character for current generation consoles.
Capcom also announced that a physical edition for PS5 and Xbox Series X will release at a later date.