SAN MATEO, Calif — July 8, 2008 — Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced that the highly anticipated Games for Windows version of Devil May Cry® 4 ships to retail today.
Devil May Cry 4 is already a certifiable hit in the console world, having shipped over 2 million units world wide since its release in North America in February. The Games for Windows version of Devil May Cry 4 will feature new modes, enhanced graphics options and additional content. Devil May Cry 4 has been rated M for Mature by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board and carries a suggested retail price of $39.99.
Good things come to those who wait as Windows-based PC owners will benefit from having more modes and more visual customization options to help enhance their demon-slaying action. Following up on the amazingly popular Windows-based PC demo available for download at major direct-to-download websites, Devil May Cry 4 for Games for Windows has garnered critical praise with the game’s additional graphical prowess and buffed up frame rate. The full version will feature a number of exclusive content for the Windows-based PC including, Turbo Mode, which will turn-up the action to insane speeds, and Legendary Dark Knight Mode, which will harness advanced Windows-based PC processing power and fill the screen with an unbelievable number of enemies for extra difficulty.
Moreover, familiar enemies from the console versions will show-up in new locations in the Games for Windows version. The high resolution screen settings allow the cut scenes of the game to run at up to 120 frames per second (up from 30 frames per second in the console version of the game). Slider options are available to manage various visual effects seen throughout the game. Additionally, Devil May Cry 4 for Games for Windows comes with a Benchmark Test Mode which lets users test their Windows PC. Devil May Cry 4 for Games for Windows will have both DirectX® 9 and DirectX® 10 modes.
From the producer of the original Devil May Cry® and Resident Evil® 4 comes the next installment in the hugely successful stylized action series that has so far achieved global sales of nearly seven million units. Devil May Cry 4 immerses gamers in a gothic supernatural world, where a new protagonist clashes with a familiar hero. As the new leading man, Nero, players will unleash incredible attacks and non-stop combos using a unique new gameplay mechanic: the powerful “Devil Bringer” on his right arm.
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