(US Gamer) Capcom confirms DMC1 for Switch broken off from DMC HD Collection/Digital Only, no announced plans to port 2 and 3.

chusetto

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Oct 31, 2017
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I'm seriously tired of this Capcom BS with Nintendo... It's like the PS4 would have only received the first Phoenix Wright in spite of the entire trilogy -.-
 

Boya

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Jan 1, 2018
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Honestly not that bothered by this since it's the only one in the trilogy I'd be intersted in double dipping on anyway (as long as the price is resonable).

Now the Switch just need a Viewtiful Joe and Wonderful 101 port to compliment Okami and Bayonetta
 

entremet

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Oct 26, 2017
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This is idiotic. Who the heck runs this part of Capcom's business? They consistently make dumb choices here.
 
Oct 27, 2017
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And yet some people here still claim Capcom is among the best Japanese 3rd parties on the Switch. I don't know what happened between the two companies, but this shit is ridiculous
 

fiendcode

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Oct 26, 2017
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yep, and more than 2 years after the system's launch it remains their only non-port game for the system.
In fairness 90% of Capcom's releases now are catalog titles. Their only non-ports at all in the span from Switch launch to now were DGS2, MHXX, MVCI, MHW, MM11, RE2 and DMC5. And Black Command if we include mobile.
 

Mugy

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Oct 28, 2017
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I mean, i'm not against port, if they are done correctly. Capcom have such an amazing legacy for retro games that i'm always up for buying anything they publish. Back in the PS3/360 generation we got ports of a lot of fighting games (some with greatly improvements like SFIII, some others don't, like MvC Origins). This time Capcom has been extremely lazy, not giving a plus benefit for their ports on Switch, aside from the portability that the console itself provides. And that sucks. If they had released DMC HD Collection for $30 i'm sure nobody would had say anything, but this is just bad
 

Simsamdeo

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I'm seriously tired of this Capcom BS with Nintendo... It's like the PS4 would have only received the first Phoenix Wright in spite of the entire trilogy -.-
Honestly, they should have done that. Why? Just so we can shut up the people calling Switch owners "entitled" for calling Capcom out on this bullshit. If this happens on another platform, you can bet there will be a huge meltdown. If people behaved hypocritically, they won't have any grounds to stand on for labeling Switch owners. If Capcom is going to do this, then I hope they do it on all platforms in the future. Let's see what those Capcom defenders will say when it affects their platform of choice.
 

CaviarMeths

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Oct 25, 2017
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Honestly, they should have done that. Why? Just so we can shut up the people calling Switch owners "entitled" for calling Capcom out on this bullshit. If this happens on another platform, you can bet there will be a huge meltdown. If people behaved hypocritically, they won't have any grounds to stand on for labeling Switch owners. If Capcom is going to do this, then I hope they do it on all platforms in the future. Let's see what those Capcom defenders will say when it affects their platform of choice.
The entire concept of console warring has always been hypocritical. Or hypercritical, depending on which direction you're looking.
 

fiendcode

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Oct 26, 2017
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The issue imo is more just Capcom shitting the bed with pricing on Switch just recently. The RE1/0/4 ports should be $20 each (like RER1-2 were back in 2017) and DMC1 $10 (or the HD Trilogy for $30). I also think Onimusha 1 for $20 was too steep, it should've been either $10 or else $30 for 1-3, but at least that was consistent across other platforms. The price hikes on retro stuff really aren't encouraging.
 

Pooroomoo

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Oct 28, 2017
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This time Capcom has been extremely lazy, not giving a plus benefit for their ports on Switch, aside from the portability that the console itself provides.
I agree on DMC1, but if you are referring to all Switch ports being lazy, that is inexact, at the very least for Revelations 1 and 2 (which got gyro aiming for sure and I think some other things) and Okami (celestial brush).
 

Bane

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Oct 27, 2017
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They can keep it, fuck this.

Plenty of other games on Switch to play, I'm not hurting for content.
 

MELLO

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Oct 25, 2017
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Lol Astral Chain and Bayo 3 coming to Switch. They dont need another test. Dont nobody care about that single old ass game.
 

Devilgunman

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This has been common practice many game companies are doing now: releasing old ass games on Switch with absurd price tag. Yesterday I just browsed the recent release on Switch and saw Deponia (not the collection, just 1 game), an adventure game released years ago, being sold at $40. This game is $20 on PSN and has been repeatedly on sales for less than $10.
 

DarkConfidant

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Oct 25, 2017
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They didnt say they had no plans. Just that they havent announced it.



Switch owners will be content with this once Dante is announced for Smash at E3.
 

Mugy

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Oct 28, 2017
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I agree on DMC1, but if you are referring to all Switch ports being lazy, that is inexact, at the very least for Revelations 1 and 2 (which got gyro aiming for sure and I think some other things) and Okami (celestial brush).
Just in this case, yeah, sorry. I don't remember what else SF II HD Remix got for the Switch ver., aside from Evil Ryu and Violent Ken as playables (more or less palette swaps but fasters)
 

mrmickfran

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Oct 27, 2017
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I love DMC1 to death, like it's one of my favorite games of all time.

But this decision is absolutely bizzare. Why wouldn't you just port the whole HD Collection? I'm legit bewildered about this.
 

Horo

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Nov 17, 2017
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If this is to test the waters, then why not port DMC3 instead considering (in my mind at-least) its a much better game?
 
Oct 26, 2017
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This isn't the Wii U where there was fuck all coming to the system. The 2nd half of the year is packed and the system is getting action games like Astral Chain to go along with Bayonetta 1 and 2. We don't need a dated weak entry of a great action series to have something to play or tide me over till the next big release
 

K Samedi

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Oct 27, 2017
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Watch this sell more than the collection. They will release 2 and 3 afterwards and build up to a 2 year late port of V.
 

vestan

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This isn't the Wii U where there was fuck all coming to the system. The 2nd half of the year is packed and the system is getting action games like Astral Chain to go along with Bayonetta 1 and 2. We don't need a dated weak entry of a great action series to have something to play or tide me over till the next big release
I get being frustrated that DMC3 isn't coming to Switch but there's no need to go ahead and call DMC1 a weak entry when it's still fucking great.
 

Dre3001

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Oct 28, 2017
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I don’t think any of these games are “tests” for the Switch. I think they are instead just Capcom wanting to make the most money with the least amount of effort.

Didn’t Street fighter 2 and Monster Hunter sell well on the Switch? Where are the new games for those franchises?

I think this is Capcom’s release strategy of cheap ports that make a lot of money instead of some “test” for something larger to come.
 
Oct 26, 2017
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I get being frustrated that DMC3 isn't coming to Switch but there's no need to go ahead and call DMC1 a weak entry when it's still fucking great.
It's by no means a bad game but it's been far surpassed by newer action games since it came out nearly 20 years ago and time hasn't been the kindest to the game either. I'm saying weak when you compare it to 3 and the combat in 4. Can't speak for 5 yet
 

Jawmuncher

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Oct 25, 2017
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DMC1 Stand-alone isn’t worth more than $10 by itself as a barebones port. It really is starting to feel like this is a port just to cover “how did Dante get into smash?”
 

G_Shumi

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Oct 26, 2017
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This has been common practice many game companies are doing now: releasing old ass games on Switch with absurd price tag. Yesterday I just browsed the recent release on Switch and saw Deponia (not the collection, just 1 game), an adventure game released years ago, being sold at $40. This game is $20 on PSN and has been repeatedly on sales for less than $10.
They do it with newer games too aka "the Switch tax." I think Super Bomberman R for Switch is still more expensive than the PS4/XBO versions despite being a launch title on the Switch.
 

Firima

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Oct 27, 2017
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I mean, Capcom is doing just fine without Switch, and Switch is definitely doing fine without Capcom, so if they want to torpedo their chances of establishing a large fanbase on what will soon be the top-selling platform in the domestic market, I say go for it. Live in the now, Capcom! Be your own company!
 

BlueManifest

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Oct 25, 2017
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I mean, Capcom is doing just fine without Switch, and Switch is definitely doing fine without Capcom, so if they want to torpedo their chances of establishing a large fanbase on what will soon be the top-selling platform in the domestic market, I say go for it. Live in the now, Capcom! Be your own company!
They do fine without each other, but would do even better with each other
 

Sub Boss

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Nov 14, 2017
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I don’t think this is a test. This is simply Capcom knowing that they can milk the shit out of Nintendo customers, because they’ll pay up. Not just Capcom, but everyone else, including Nintendo who routinely sells older games at a premium.
Capcom’s just falling in line with the other big publishers. If Deep Silver can release Saints Row The Third for $40, then Devil May Cry should easily be $20.
What is weird is that Capcom released two or three fair priced games already DDDA at $30 with physical release is fantastic value , their Revelations collection is two solid games, they may not be mainline, but Rev 2 is a fan favorite and of the best modern RE games a lso there was a Phoenix Wright trilogy?
Okami HD as well, even if just ports Capcom could build a decent reputation on Switch

They could have , but now they are just greedy
 
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