Devil May Cry 5 Was Created Because Fans Wanted it

Fans weren't too happy with DmC: Devil May Cry's direction and wanted a direct sequel

By Grayshadow, Posted 07 Aug 2018

DmC: Devil May Cry was a great game but many were disappointed with the game's direction and most importantly it wasn't a sequel to Devil May Cry 4. Capcom listened and that's how Devil May Cry 5 was born.

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Capcom Europe Chief Operating Officer Stuart Turner and Marketing Director Antoine Molant talked about the game in an interview on Gamesindustry. Stating that the game was developed because fans wanted a direct sequel.

“The last game was very good, but there were a few unhappy voices because it wasn’t a direct sequel and other things. Because of that, the dev team sat down and asked: ‘Where do we take that next?’ And it was known that the community wanted Devil May Cry 5 to be closer to 1, 2 and 3. And so the project was born.”

However, this wasn't only to appease fans but also a business move.

“This project would never have been greenlit if it didn’t make sense business-wise. We rarely have crazy forecasts on any of our games. DMC 5 will please a fanbase that is still quite big.”

Since Devil May Cry 4 fans have demanded, myself included, a new installment in the mainline franchise. The next game will further the story, allowing Nero, who was introduced in the previous game, to develop and grow.

Devil May Cry 5 is set for a Spring 2019 release on Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

Adam Siddiqui, NoobFeed
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Platform(s): Xbox One, PS4, PC
Publisher(s): Capcom
Developer(s): Capcom
Genres: Action, Adventure
Themes: Supernatural
Release Date: 2019

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