• Home
  • News
  • Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition for Nintendo Switch Introduces ‘Style-Changing’ Mechanic

Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition for Nintendo Switch Introduces ‘Style-Changing’ Mechanic

According to the official Devil May Cry 3 website, the upcoming Nintendo Switch port will introduce the now series staple real-time ‘style changing’ system to the game, 15 years after its initial release.

Released in 2005, Devil May Cry 3: Dante’s Awakening introduced ‘Styles’, a system that allows the player to use four different styles of combat, each with their own unique movesets: Trickster, Swordmaster, Gunslinger and Royalguard. In the original PlayStation 2 release (and every subsequent port), in order to shift between these combat styles, the player must choose between these combat styles at either the beginning of a mission or choose between them in a menu at a save point. Starting in Devil May Cry 4, however, style-switching was made easier with the ability to switch between styles mid-combat while playing as Dante, which has remained a series mainstay, following into 2019’s Devil May Cry 5.

Capcom teased new features coming to the Nintendo Switch port of Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition earlier this week with a video posted on their social media from series producer Matt Walker.

Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition launches on Nintendo Switch on February 20th, 2020, marking the original PlayStation 2 game’s 15th anniversary. 2019 saw the series return to form with the release of Devil May Cry 5, which was one of Gaming Respawn’s best games of 2019.

Related posts

Vampires Bring Darkness to Skyrim in The Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor

Steven Pettitt

Ultra Instinct Goku to Join Dragon Ball FighterZ

Daire Behan

Fire Emblem’s Byleth Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as the Fifth DLC Fighter

Daire Behan

Cyberpunk 2077 Delayed Until September

Steven Pettitt

Fifth Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC Fighter to Be Revealed on January 16th

Daire Behan

Square-Enix Delays Final Fantasy VII Remake and Marvel’s Avengers

Daire Behan