Devil May Cry 5 shipped 2m units in two weeks

first_imgDevil May Cry 5 shipped 2m units in two weeksCapcom’s hot streak continues with another commercial successMatthew HandrahanEditor-in-ChiefFriday 22nd March 2019Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleCapcomDevil May Cry 5 has shipped two million units worldwide since it launched earlier this month.Capcom’s action franchise started in 2001, but the Japanese has framed Devil May Cry 5 as the first “mainline” game in the series for ten years.This leaves out DmC: Devil May Cry, which was developed by the UK studio Ninja Theory and released in January 2013. Capcom estimated that DmC would ship two million units by the end of the fiscal year in March, but it revised that forecast to 1.2 million units.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games However, Devil May Cry 5 has reached two million shipments, and it has done so since it launched on March 8. The critics also gave the game a warm reception, leaving it with an aggregate score of 87 on Metacritic at the time of writing.Devil May Cry 5 is the latest in a string of commercial hits for Capcom, with Resident Evil 7, the remake of Resident Evil 2, and Monster Hunter: World all finding success.The results of that hot streak could be seen in the company’s last financial report, which showed record profits for the nine-month period that ended on December 31, 2018.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Publishing & Retail newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesResident Evil: A masterclass in reinventionAs Resident Evil 8 arrives and the series enters its 25th year, we look at how Capcom’s horror IP has done what it challenges players to do: surviveBy James Batchelor 1 days agoCapcom reports fourth consecutive year of record high profitsPublisher’s ongoing success driven by Monster Hunter Rise and Resident Evil 3By James Batchelor 1 days agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img