Capcom Plans To Launch Both Resident Evil 2 And Devil May Cry 5 before March 31st, 2019

In a press release today, Capcom revealed the two major titles they plan to release before the end of the fiscal year. Those two games are indeed the recently announced Resident Evil 2 Remake and Devil May Cry 5.

During today’s Sony press conference, it was revealed Resident Evil 2 will be launching on January 25th next year. In terms of Devil May Cry 5, Capcom has currently only mentioned the game will be launching sometime in Spring 2019. Judging by this press release and the season timing, that could very much mean the upcoming Devil May Cry would land in March.

Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced its two major titles for the current fiscal year. Resident Evil 2 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and PC is scheduled for release on January 25, 2019, and Devil May Cry 5 for the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, PlayStation®4 system and PC is scheduled for a Spring 2019 release.

The Resident Evil franchise features survival horror games in which players utilize a variety of weapons and other items to escape terrifying situations. Cumulative sales of the games in the series now total 83 million units* since the first title debuted in 1996. More than 20 years later, support from the passionate fan base across the globe even today makes it Capcom’s flagship game series. With the new Resident Evil 2, Capcom is taking the fourth best-selling game in the series’ history, with cumulative sales of 4.96 million units, and creating it anew.

The Devil May Cry series consists of popular, stylish action games known for their unique characters and exhilarating movement. One of Capcom’s major brands, the games in this series have cumulatively sold more than 16 million units* since the first title was released in 2001. The latest title in the series, Devil May Cry 5, is scheduled for a Spring 2019 release.

For more information on Devil May Cry 5, be sure to check out our detailed report here. If you missed the Resident Evil 2 announcement trailer and information, that could be seen here.

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