- Oct 25, 2017
Itsuno in a previous interview also seems to implly tha
Yeah that's probably the most likely explanation. But I think Capcom in general wanted to make DmC2 in house ANYWAY and that's where Itsuno drew the line.
I'd wager at this point Itsuno said "We do it with NT or not at all" and they were head on in development on Hellblade at this point and now also the MS acquisition, so they ended up greenlighting 5. Cause if you look in the interview where he talks about it he says as much about how it'd be weird for a sequel to be made exclusively in Japan.