Devil May Cry Hits 2 Million Mark

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Devil May Cry 4, the latest in the Devil May Cry series, has shipped an amazing 2 million units in its first two weeks. In a press release sent out by Capcom, its one of the fatest selling unit in the series. It is noted that this could’ve been helped by the fact that it was not exlcusive to one console this time around. Joystiq points out that the series has also hit the 9 million mark in units sold, pretty amazing.

It should also be noted that Devil May Cry 4 will make its way to the PC later this year. Read on for the full press release….

[Via Joystiq and Press Release]

Jereme “Restless Devil” Puik

SAN MATEO, Calif — February 20, 2008 — Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today confirmed that Devil May Cry ® 4, the latest installment in the Devil May Cry series, has shipped over two million units worldwide since its recent release for both for Sony Computer Entertainment’s PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™) and the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. A PC version of the game will be released in the coming months.
The Devil May Cry series is renowned for its fast-paced, stylish action and has wowed gamers around the globe. Since the release of the original title in 2001, the series has amassed total worldwide sales to date of over 9 million units and become a pillar franchise for Capcom.
Devil May Cry 4 immerses gamers in a gothic supernatural world, where a new protagonist clashes with series mainstay Dante. As new leading man Nero players will be able to unleash incredibly powerful and stylish attacks and non-stop combos using a combination of the Devil Bringer right arm and the Exceed system, both of which are new gameplay mechanics for the series. Taking full advantage of the advanced graphical and processing power of the next-gen systems it draws gamers into the Devil May Cry world like never before with highly detailed and expansive environments, even more enemies to defeat and some of the most breath-taking bosses ever conceived.

One Response

  1. Does your site just log me in under whatever google account I’m on? That’s pretty cool.

    This is interesting because only just a few weeks ago I was wondering why so many sites (Kotaku, et all) were claiming how niche and hardcore this was, as if it no longer mattered and no one was really going to care… It’s like they all forgot the numbers this series usually pulls.

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