Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition Announced for Switch

26 November 2019
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Capcom will release Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition for Switch via the Nintendo eShop on February 20, 2020 for $19.99, the company announced.

Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition is currently available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 via Devil May Cry HD Collection, which also includes Devil May Cry and Devil May Cry 2. It originally launched for PlayStation 2.

Here is an overview of the game, via Capcom:

Devil May Cry 3 serves as a prequel for the iconic action series, unfolding years before the original Devil May Cry with a younger version of Dante. This origin story explores the journey leading up to and culminating in Dante’s face-off against his twin brother, Vergil, who is set on unlocking a gate to the demonic realm. Dante must use his trademark sword Rebellion and dual pistols Ebony and Ivory to stop Vergil and prevent the world from becoming infested by demons. Along the way, players will gain insight into many aspects of the series from the first encounter with fan-favorite Lady as well as the beginnings of Dante’s shop and origins of the series name.

Devil May Cry 3 continued the series’ trademark for intense, non-stop action with flair, while introducing the new “style”-based combat system with six selectable options including Swordmaster and Gunslinger that change up the gameplay. Each style has its own range of features, and players can power up their favorite style for increased special attack abilities, bringing an extra level of strategy to the action. Devil May Cry 3 also introduced the ability to switch between currently equipped weapons on the fly for additional combat freedom.

Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition brings the full stylish action package to Nintendo Switch, offering the addition of Vergil as a playable character and the 9,999 floors of the “Bloody Palace” survival mode. The system’s handheld mode offers the added flexibility of playing on-the-go for the first time.”

Both Devil May Cry and Devil May Cry 2 are currently available for Switch via the Nintendo eShop for $19.99 each.

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