Devil May Cry 5 gets a special Xbox Series X version with raytracing, new modes, and a new character

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The special next gen version of the popular Devil May Cry V video game, Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition, is now available to pre-order for Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles. This new version of the game will not be playable on any Xbox One console.

Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition features a variety of technical improvements over its current gen version with support for 4K Ultra HD, raytracing, 60 to 120 fps, and special sound. It also boasts quite a bit of added game content with a new playable character in the form of Vergil, two new game modes for increased difficulty, and a third new mode designed to prefer framerate over graphics.

Here’s the game description:

DEVIL MAY CRY IS BACK, BABY!! The legendary stylish action game is better than ever in the ultimate version of this multi-award winning hit.

New features:

  • New playable character – Dante’s brother and arch-rival, Vergil
  • Legendary Dark Knight mode – an extremely challenging horde mode featuring huge numbers of enemies
  • Turbo Mode – make the game even more intense by playing at 1.2x speed
  • Ray-tracing support* – this next-generation graphics technology brings the already near-photorealistic world of DMC5 to a new level of unparalleled visual splendour
  • High Frame-Rate Mode – experience super-smooth action

These new features and modes utilise the power of Xbox Series X to bring you the craziest, sexiest, most stylish Devil May Cry experience ever!!

*To be added via a downloadable update.

*Ray tracing is not supported on Xbox Series S.

Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition is due for release on November 10th. All pre-orders will receive 100,000 Red Orbs as an added in-game bonus.

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