Capcom was honored at The Game Awards 2019, held in Los Angeles, where it was awarded Best Action Game for its title Devil May Cry 5. The game was released on March 8, 2019 for the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and PC.
The Devil May Cry series consists of popular, stylish action games known for their unique characters and exhilarating gameplay. One of Capcom’s major brands, the games in this series have cumulatively sold more than 20 million units* since the first title was released in 2001.
Devil May Cry 5 is the latest title in the series and utilizes Capcom’s proprietary RE ENGINE to integrate cutting-edge visuals with the distinctive stylish action of the series, offering finely detailed, realistic expressions that further enhance the game’s appeal.
As a result, Devil May Cry 5 has been highly acclaimed by fans, leading to shipments in excess of 2.7 million units* worldwide.
Now in its sixth year, The Game Awards recognizes and upholds creative and technical excellence in the global video game and esports industry. Nominees are chosen by an international jury of global media and influencer outlets.
Winners are determined by a blended vote between the voting jury and public fan voting. At the show, Devil May Cry 5 was awarded Best Action Game, having garnered critical acclaim for its highly exhilarating action and diverse playstyles offered via three main characters, each with deep, interweaving storylines.
In addition to this award, Devil May Cry 5 was also honored at the Japan Game Awards: 2019, where it received an Award for Excellence in the Games of the Year Division, solidifying its acclaimed status among game players and the media worldwide.
Capcom remains firmly committed to satisfying the expectations of all stakeholders by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities in order to create highly entertaining gameplay experiences.