The New Devil May Cry HD Collection Won't Support 4K Graphics

The Devil May Cry HD Collection for PS4, Xbox One, and PC will run at 60fps.

News by Matt Kim, .

Capcom recently announced a new Devil May Cry HD Collection for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Despite this being the second HD collection released for Devil May Cry, the new collection currently has no plans to support 4K graphics on advanced hardware like the PS4 Pro or Xbox One X.

Capcom has told USgamer that there are no plans at the moment to add 4k support for Devil May Cry HD Collection. Instead, the new collection will run at 60fps in 1080p.

This is the second HD collection released for Devil May Cry. The previous collection, which also collected together the first three Devil May Cry games developed by Capcom, came out on the PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2012. That collection ran at 60fps in 720p.

While it's a shame that the upcoming Devil May Cry HD Collection won't utilize the most recent video game hardware, we can hopefully expect the same kind of smooth performance required of a game like Devil May Cry.

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  • Avatar for MetManMas #1 MetManMas 8 months ago
    I'm just glad the compilation's coming to modern consoles at all, to be honest.

    Frankly, if you're gonna go from Hi Res to Ludicrous Res with a PS2 born series you'd be better off going for a full-on graphical remaster, ala Shadow of the Colossus. More pixels can only accomplish so much, and as games that were already designed to run at a mostly solid 60 frames on the PS2's graphically impaired architecture the Devil May Crys (especially 1) definitely show their age in the modelling department.
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  • Avatar for bad-scott #2 bad-scott 8 months ago
    @MetManMas Yeah, 60fps at 1080p is definitely more enticing to me than 30fps at 4k, especially for a game like DMC
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  • Avatar for GaijinD #3 GaijinD 8 months ago
    Dante can fill your dark soul with light, but only so many pixels.
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  • Avatar for KaiserWarrior #4 KaiserWarrior 8 months ago
    60 FPS is definitely the better option, given that the DMC games were designed around their 60 FPS operation. It would be unconscionable to sacrifice framerate to render those ancient assets at higher resolutions.

    But with that being said... really? Devil May Cry was released in 2001, which will have been nearly 17 years ago by the time this collection releases. The PS2 on which it ran was released in 2000, making it 18 years ago. Nearly two decades' worth of hardware advancement and they're still having trouble rendering 17-year-old assets at 4K?

    Maybe that push for the PS4 Pro and XBoneX as "wow 4K machines" was misguided.
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  • Avatar for bigbadboaz #5 bigbadboaz 8 months ago
    Lazy Capcom at their very, very best.

    This already released collection should simply be BC on the X1. It's not surprising that good ol' C wants to simply spit it out again for some $$$. But asking people to buy it again and not even bother with 4K.. they continue to outdo themselves (And make no mistake, it isn't about the PSPro or X1X. It's about "we don't give a f!ck").Edited 2 times. Last edited December 2017 by bigbadboaz
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  • Avatar for mobichan #6 mobichan 8 months ago
    Time to give Kamiya a little quality time with his baby and see how it should really look in the modern era.
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