Devil May Cry 5 Adding Bloody Palace Mode In April

The staple mode returns on April 1.

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Devil May Cry 5 is getting the series' staple Bloody Palace mode in a couple of weeks. Capcom has confirmed it will be adding the survival-based mode to its acclaimed action game as a free update across PS4, Xbox One, and PC in just a couple weeks' time. It releases on April 1.

Bloody Palace has appeared in nearly every Devil May Cry game to date. The mode pits players against increasingly challenging waves of enemies and bosses, all while a timer ticks down. In DMC5's iteration, you'll be able to play as one of the game's three protagonists: Dante, Nero, or V. You can take a look at some screenshots of the mode below.

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Devil May Cry 5 launched earlier this month and has already proven to be a critical and commercial success for Capcom. The game debuted at No. 1 in the UK and has garnered positive reviews, including from GameSpot. We awarded it a 9/10 and called it "a brilliant iteration of the series' best qualities" in our Devil May Cry 5 review.

"DMC5 thrives on the stylistic and mechanical prowess of its predecessors. It sticks to tradition above all else, pursuing a few ambitious new ideas along the way, but mostly maintaining the series' focus on intricate fighting systems and campy bravado," GameSpot's Matt Espineli said. "DMC5 proves the series can still be brilliant and imaginative without compromising its longest-held traditions."

If you're just getting started, be sure to check out our tips to get SSS rank with Dante, Nero, and V. We've also put together guides on how to get the secret ending and find the secret weapon that's easy to miss.

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