Devil May Cry 5 Achieves Milestone Of 6 Million Total Sales

The action-adventure game was released in 2019.

Devil May Cry series is a popular action-adventure series developed by Capcom, a Japanese studio known for gaming classics like Street Fighter, Resident Evil, and Monster Hunter.

The series was created by Hideki Kamiya who has recently left Capcom for another well-known Japanese studio, PlatinumGames. The Devil May Cry series has had six games released, Devil May Cry 5 is the latest.


MAJOR TAKEAWAYS

  • Devil May Cry 5, Capcom’s action-adventure released in 2019, has sold over 6 million copies.
  • The game had just crossed the milestone of 5 million back in April, 5 months ago.
  • The game is available for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Amazon Luna.

Devil May Cry 5, released in March 2019, has sold over 6 million copies, as announced by the game’s Twitter handle. The game was first released for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Later in November 2020, it was released for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S, and Xbox Series X, as a special edition. In December 2021 it was released for Amazon Luna as well.

Just like the main series, Devil May Cry 5 is based on a world where humans fight demon overlords. The game follows Nero who is a close relative of Dante, the primary protagonist of the first four games. Nero is working as a demon hunter in Dante’s demon-hunting agency. They are hired by a mysterious man, known as V, to hunt down Urizen, a powerful devil who is later revealed to be a demon side of Dante’s brother, Vergil.

Devil May Cry 5 received massively positive reviews. It sold over 2 million copies in the first 14 days. The game was nominated for multiple awards. It even won Best Action Game in the 2019 edition of The Game Awards. The game is a best seller among Capcom’s Platinum Titles. Just 5 months ago it had crossed the milestone of 5 million copies sold excluding the sales of the special edition.

Now, Devil May Cry 5 selling another million copies is a testament to its long-lasting popularity among gamers. Capcom did not specify whether the figure includes the sold copies of the special edition or not.

Devil May Cry is available for PC, Amazon Luna, PS4, and Xbox One, and as a special edition for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S.

Is Devil May Cry 5, being the best-selling game of the DMC series, the best game of the series? Drop your opinions down below.

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