Devil May Cry HD Collection Coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One on March 13, 2018

Capcom has announced they’re bringing the Devil May Cry HD Collection to modern platforms.

The remastered collection includes all three original games, and it’s coming to PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on March 13th of next year. The collection will be available via both retail and digital storefronts, with a suggested retail of $29.99.

Fans can expect the games to still run at a silky smooth 60FPS, however all the in-game visuals have naturally been upgraded to compliment modern gaming platforms.

Here’s a quick overview of all three games:


Devil May Cry (2001)

This is the one that started it all, starring a mature and subdued Dante, which matched the mood and tempo of the game’s sense of isolation during the exploration sequences and tough-as-nails boss battles. It’s also the game that inspired my favorite TV game ad of all time:

Devil May Cry 2 (2003)

Taking place after the events of the first Devil May Cry, this sequel strives for a more cinematic look and feel to combat, changing things up in how the camera behaves, but also taking extreme care to make the animations more natural and fluid. Plus, you can unlock and play as Trish, featuring her own unique weapons and move set.

Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition (2006)

Focusing on the origins of our favorite demon hunter, this prequel features a much younger and more rambunctious Dante who cares very little about how much damage he’s doing to even his own shop as long as he can chew his pizza and kick some butt. And he runs out of pizza.


It’s worth mentioning a hefty rumor surrounding a fifth Devil May Cry game pointed to a formerly potential reveal at tonight’s The Game Awards, with Capcom and Sony Interactive Entertainment opting to reveal it at next year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo. Could we still see a reveal tonight? We’ll keep you guys posted.

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  • Swirly Twirl

    Dang, i recently bought the PS3 one.
    oh well.

  • wombat

    Switch tho.

  • Sir Caccola

    Just do an HD port of God Hand and /or the Viewtiful Joe games!

  • bimmyz

    oh yeah, dmc hd collection went like for 5 bucks or something recently

  • Exien

    Devil May Cry 3 is the best one followed by the first and second didn’t happen.

  • Not sure the Switch can handle the games in portable mode.. some other third party games like WWE 2K18 have pretty big performance drops. Depends on how optimized it is but who knows tbh

  • 2nd is easily the best one, and most easiest.

  • cowboyjimmy

    xenoblade 2 runs similar in portable mode, i saw the digital foundry video, and i decided not to buy the game until its gets patched.

  • RPG

    I can empathize with you. I did the same as well. I took the opportunity when it was dirt cheap on PSN a while back (I have the physical versions of the original PS2 games). I probably will not bother with this, as I cannot see there being that much of a difference between the PS3 and PS4 versions. As long as I get nice HD visuals with 60 FPS, I am happy.

  • RPG

    I second this; especially for Viewitful Joe. I never got to fully play through that series, and it is one I believe would benefit nicely from a modern port. Those visuals in HD would be eye-candy.

  • Mr0303

    If nothing else at least Capcom are reselling their good games.

  • Mister6ame3

    omnishua too.

  • blackice85

    It’s definitely playable in portable but not nearly as pretty, so if you can’t/won’t play on the big screen you’re not getting the most out of it right now. I am hoping they can improve it via patching as you said.

  • Jerell Smith

    Can you tell me why 2 didn’t happen? I’ve only played 3 and 4.

  • Uncle Ocelot

    I’m sure they will, Portcom loves their ports.

  • Uncle Ocelot

    It’s shit, plain and simple.

  • Uncle Ocelot

    But they’re literally PS2 games though. I think they’ll be fine.

  • RichardGristle

    I think Dante is a shit character, but DMC 1 and 3 were pretty good so I’ll probably pick it up.

    Capcom sure is taking the re-release thing to new heights though. Okami, Resident Evil, DMC, etc. I guess if you’re going to release new trash like SF5 and Murvil Infinite then that’s for the best.

  • 2501

    Man, i used to beat God Hand on Hard mode, where the opponent AI is stuck on ‘Level Die’. I played it again recently on Normal and i can’t get pass the bloody tutorial level.

    People that say Dark Souls is a hard game, don’t know shit when it comes to God Hand.

  • Travis Touchdown

    No Switch version, no buy.

  • Travis Touchdown

    … Are you serious? These are PS2 games. Doom and Skyrim both run perfectly fine.

  • 2501

    Because everything that made the first game unique is thrown out of the window. Levels and scaling in DMC2 are so unnecessarily wide that the gameplay suffers from it. Not to mention that combat is broken, guns are OP. It’s just a really shitty game.

  • Amethyst Eclipse

    Nothing says perfectly fine like sustained “cinematic” drops to 24FPS or below anytime there are masses ofmonsters on screen but that’s okay it’s not like that’s what the game is about when you’re not playing it on anything past baby difficulty or anything.

  • Finally a good port of Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition on PC.

  • Why are you buying PS3 games?

  • lucben999

    IMO normal mode is better than hard in God Hand because it makes full use of the dynamic difficulty. Simply locking the game at max difficulty feels like removing a layer from it, it just feels wrong to me. I liked the impression the dynamic difficulty gave me that the enemies were more aggressive because they were getting increasingly pissed at how flawlessly I was kicking their ass, so making a mistake and getting your difficulty lowered felt much more impactful, it was like the difficulty was a reward for doing good, the game kinda loses that on hard mode.

  • Portcom have been pretty inconsistent, but I hope you are right. Till the announcement of this and the Megaman stuff, they barely had any games from the PS2 generation and prior on PC despite over a decade of chances.

  • Cheap and a lack of faith in Capcom reusing older IP? The only good reason not to buy games from last generation and beyond is if they run like ass.

  • Guns aren’t strong enough in the other games, need to be more like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS9FgMFEirk

  • Heresy Hammer
  • Chocolate ISISCream

    Definitely can’t wait to play 1 again. I just liked how resident-evil-ey it felt.

  • Chocolate ISISCream

    Shit story, shit gameplay, shit animations, shit bosses, shit level design, shit everything. Trish isn’t fun to play, and that second character is boring as fuck and uninteresting to play.

  • Swirly Twirl

    they’re cheap, available, and usually only found on the PS3.

  • mrwizeass

    I’m gonna assume this is Capcom testing the waters to see if there’s an in another DMC game before they actually commit to developing one. So with in mind, I’m getting it!

  • DrearierSpider

    It’s all I want from them really. Outside of RE7, all the new games they’ve released this gen have been pretty trash.

  • Pilebunker

    I think he’s implying either emulation of soft modding the PS3.

  • Pilebunker

    First Megaman and now this. Capcom must be getting desperate now so they started actually listening to what people wanted. I have a feeling they’ll be taking a break from fighting games for a while.

  • Hope so as their last street fighter games are shit.

  • Lol.

  • Hope so as we need more of their older games on PC.

  • Skyrim is not 60fps on switch.

  • 2501

    God Hand is indeed more enjoyable on Normal mode, its funny to me how the game is designed to punish you for getting good. Like just when you thought you could breeze through the entire game with your dodge-cancel exploits and OP moveset, the game just throws everything at you to crush your spirit.

  • Llama Adventure

    Which is worse, though? DMC2, or DmC?

  • Llama Adventure

    Does this mean we’ll finally get a PC port of 3 that isn’t a piece of shit?

  • 2501

    DMC2, no contest.

  • Travis Touchdown

    Digital Foundry is incredibly biased.

  • Kessek

    Good excuse for sucking.

  • Kessek

    I’ll pay 20 bucks.

  • And you aren’t?

  • Well if you loved censored games with content removed just to be added later for a price then by all means enjoy it faggot.

  • TsukuyomiMagi99

    I need some spanking bitches in HD the game! LOL

  • TsukuyomiMagi99

    I hope Capcom adds the style switching mod from the PC release for DMC 3. It made a godly combat sytem even more ungodly.