It's official: Devil May Cry's Bloody Palace challenge DLC goes live on April 1. We're confident this won't be an April Fool's joke on Capcom's part, though we still kind of hope there's an option to make Dante wear funny Groucho glasses.
The Bloody Palace mode is free to download and pits you against 100 floors filled with increasingly intense enemies and bosses. You can play through the challenge as Dante, Nero, or V. We've already gathered up some information about Bloody Palace thanks to the hard work of dataminers who started digging into the game's code from day one. This included spotting Vergil, who was expected to be playable in the Bloody Palace DLC. As of yet Capcom is reamining tight lipped on whether or not the popular character will be playable.
Devil May Cry 5 was a long time coming, but the wait was worth it. Our Mike gave it a 4.5 out of 5 in his review and called it "an excellent return to form for the franchise, setting it up for a bright future." The game's cheesy, self-deprecating sense of humor makes it stand out as much as its crazy devil-slaying action. If you haven't seen the game's optional live-action cutscenes that come as part of the Deluxe Edition, you should. All that's missing is the grainy 160 x 120 '90s FMV overlay.