Devil May Cry 5 May Feature Cooperative Online Multiplayer

The official PlayStation Store listing for the game details the game's multiplayer aspect.

By Chris Morse

According to the game's official listing on the PlayStation Store, Devil May Cry 5 may feature a yet-to-be-announced online multiplayer aspect. This listing is the first mention of any kind of online multiplayer component for the game, as Capcom has not yet detailed that feature in any official capacity.

Here are the multiplayer lines from the listing, which gives fans a pretty clear indicator that this will, in fact, be a thing in this upcoming new sequel

Network Players 2 - 3 (PlayStation®Plus Subscription Required)
Online Play (Optional)

As of the time of this article's publishing, the listing has not yet been changed as it still mentions optional online play for up to the 3 players, with a PlayStation Plus subscription required, of course. We assume that this multiplayer mode would also carry over to the Xbox One and PC versions of the game, with the former likely requiring Xbox Live Gold to play online.

There are, of course, no official details on this feature yet, so it's anybody's guess if you will be able to choose who you play with or if there is any kind of online matchmaking system for playing with strangers, but we expect those details to be announced in the coming weeks or month if this listing is accurate.

On the off chance that the listing is updated to remove this language, possibly on behalf of Capcom to set up a more official announcement, we've gone ahead and taken a screen grab of it, which is below.

Whenever this multiplayer feature is detailed by Capcom, we'll be sure to provide an update on all of the official details here on Dead Entertainment.

Devil May Cry 5 and its deluxe edition will both arrive on March 8th, 2019 and will be available on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

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Chris Morse

Programmer by day, writer by night. Having grown up surrounded by plenty of horror movies and video games, it only made sense for Chris to combine all of these passions into one place: Dead Entertainment. Whether he's working on designs, tinkering with the platform, or just writing up the latest horror news, he's sure to be hard at work keeping the wheels turning on this website no matter what time of day it is. When not coding or gaming, you can find him donning a Cheesehead and heading to the Midwest to cheer on his favorite NFL team, the Green Bay Packers. #GoPackGo

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