Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition Won’t Have Ray Tracing on Xbox Series S

Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition is now up for pre-order on next generation consoles PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Series S. While the Series X and PlayStation 5 will be getting the full next-gen experience, the Series S will be skimping out on a few features. For one, the Xbox Series S will not support Direct X Ray Tracing in Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition (DMC 5 SE). It will also not support native 4K resolutions. Xbox has already stated, however, that the Series S will feature 4K upscaling from a native 1440p resolution.

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Source: Capcom, Devil May Cry Facebook Page

That’s not to say that the DMC 5’s Special Edition won’t take any advantage of the hardware upgrade, however. Both the Xbox Series X and Series S versions will feature a 120fps mode, enhanced 3D audio, and blazing fast SSD load times.

Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition | The Definitive Experience

DMC5 SE, which is a “definitive edition” of sorts for Devil May Cry 5, will feature additional gameplay modes. Thanks to the hardware upgrades, SE will feature Turbo Mode and Legendary Dark Knight mode.

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Turbo Mode speeds up the gameplay by 20 percent, or 1.2 times faster. Couple that with butter-smooth 120fos, combat will be as frantic and visually stylish as ever. Legendary Dark Knight mode surrounds the player in a literal swarm of enemies. This essentially brings the sophisticated and stylish combat of DMC to a Musou enemy-hell environment, presenting the player will plenty of soon-to-cry devils.

As an added bonus, Vergil will become a free playable character in the Special Edition.

You can preorder Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S now. Vergil will be available in the Special Edition upon release, but will be available to current-gen console and PC owners as DLC on December 15. You can reload PlayStation Wallet, Steam Wallet, and Xbox Live Gift Cards for attractive prices for all regions at SEAGM.

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