Timeline/Purchase question

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3 years ago#1
So i went to a local Gamestop (Tuesday last week) after friend of mine told me that this game was released on that day and it would be a really good action game.
As I arrived there it seemed a little bit expensive. But I stumbled across Devil May Cry 4 and Devil May Cry HD Collection which were cheaper combined.
The Gamestop employee wanted to convince me that the new one is the better game, but like I said it was just a little bit too expensive.
After I came home I started playing the first Devil May Cry, the second right afterwards. At the weekend i played the third and realized that this clearly took place before the other 2 Games (Dante looked younger and his brother was no abomination) .
So I wondered about the timeline. So how is the order of the 5 titles chronologically.

And is the new title worth 60 ( or should I rather buy it for PC)
I payed about 35 combined for the other 2

(Sorry English is not my native language)
3 years ago#2
This game is set in a different timeline the Dante in this game is not the same Dante in the other 4 games.

I bought this at full price because if you pre ordered you got the Vergil DLC free, otherwise I would have waited until it was a little cheaper.
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3 years ago#3
It goes DMC3 - DMC1 - DMC4 - DMc2. This new one is separate.
3 years ago#4
Chronologically the events Take place


DmC is an Alternate Universe so it doesn't fall into the same world as the previous games. It's a far dumbed down version of the games so don't expect any new challenge when playing it. It's more so a game for people who want a lite combat wise hack and slash. I'd recommend getting it when it eventually hits the bargain bin as it is not selling well at all as foreshadowing from recent data.
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3 years ago#5
I think it's :

New game is a reboot. So it's not in the same continuity at all
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3 years ago#6
Ahh k, so it is an Alternate universe.

So rather get it for PC or console ?
3 years ago#7
kerafnoob posted...
Ahh k, so it is an Alternate universe.

So rather get it for PC or console ?

Definitely PC. Runs a whole lot smoother, and you'll get it cheaper on Steam in a few months.
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