GameStop Europe and Capcom® to Offer Exclusive Edition of DmC Devil May Cry™
Son of Sparda Edition available only at GameStop, EB Games and Micromania in
Europe and Australia
GRAPEVINE, Texas -- December 19, 2012
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
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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,
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