Capcom’s Devil May Cry 5 is almost here, releasing on March 8 for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. The newest entry to the Devil May Cry franchise further evolves the series’ staple over-the-top action and ridiculous style.
If you’re planning on picking the game up, you don’t have to worry about it taking over too much of your life. After playing through Devil May Cry 5, GameSpot editors Matt Espineli and Alessandro Fillari both report it took them about 15 hours to complete the main campaign. So if you want to, it’s plausible to finish Capcom’s new game in a weekend. For those who want a bit more out of the game, new difficulties unlock in Devil May Cry 5 after you complete it the first time.
Devil May Cry 5 Quick Video Review
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In our Devil May Cry 5 review, Matt Espineli gave the game a 9/10, writing, “DMC5 thrives on the stylistic and mechanical prowess of its predecessors. It sticks to tradition above all else, pursuing a few ambitious new ideas along the way, but mostly maintaining the series’ focus on intricate fighting systems and campy bravado. Rarely does the game stumble, consistently leveraging its spectacle and mechanical depth to push aside any small frustrations. All the while, the story exudes a charismatic charm that keeps you constantly intrigued as you’re refining your skills. DMC5 proves the series can still be brilliant and imaginative without compromising its longest-held traditions.”
If you still need some more information before you decide whether you want to pre-order Devil May Cry 5, we’ve compiled everything there is to know about the game. Pre-ordering Devil May Cry 5 nets you a handful of in-game bonuses which is dependent on which edition you buy. The standard edition comes with five alternative costumes for the game’s characters. You’ll get those costumes plus 100,000 Red Orbs–Devil May Cry 5’s in-game currency that can be earned or bought with microtransactions–with the Deluxe Edition. Regardless of which edition you buy, pre-ordering either one on PS4 gets you a Devil May Cry 5 PS4 theme.