GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world’s largest multichannel retailer of video games, and Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, are teaming up to deliver an exclusive edition of the highly anticipated video game DmC Devil May Cry. Fans can pre-order the Son of Sparda Edition now at GameStop, EB Games and Micromania in Europe and Australia while supplies last.
“Working closely with Capcom, we incorporated feedback from the GameStop community to create the exclusive Son of Sparda Edition,” stated Mike Mauler, EVP of GameStop international. “This will be the must-have edition of Dante’s long-awaited reboot when it hits stores in January.”
The Son of Sparda Edition includes the DmC Devil May Cry game, Dante’s necklace and the Samurai Pack DLC that allows players to transform Dante’s shotgun, scythe and axe into samurai devastators. Players also get free upgrade points to instantly upgrade weapons and combos or to purchase items from the beginning of the game.
“We’re thrilled to partner with GameStop to offer this exclusive edition to DmC fans,” said David Reeves, chief operating officer, EMEA at Capcom. “Our collaboration delivers exciting content and exclusive add-ons to GameStop’s enthusiastic customers who are anxiously awaiting DmC Devil May Cry.”
DmC Devil May Cry launches in North America and Europe on Jan. 15, 2013 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Customers can purchase the Son of Sparda Edition exclusively at GameStop, EB Games and Micromania in Europe and Australia.
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Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Mega Man® and Devil May Cry®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom can be found on the company web site, www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com.
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