DmC: Devil May Cry

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DmC: Devil May Cry
Dmc devil may cry 2013 cover.png
Developers
Windows
Publishers
 
Engines
Release dates
Windows
January 25, 2013
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 DmC: Devil May Cry at Wikipedia
Devil May Cry
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening 2005
Devil May Cry 4 2008
DmC: Devil May Cry 2013

Key points

Information Ported to Windows by QLOC, which have worked on the PC versions of a number of Capcom games.[1]
Advantage A good, well-performing port.[2]

General information

More information Steam Community Discussions
More information Steam Users' Forums for game series

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys
GamersGate Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg
Steam Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg
Information All versions require Steam.[3]

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Fix InstructionsLink

  1. See Command line arguments.
  2. Add -nostartupmovies

Fix Delete or rename video files[4]Link

  1. Navigate to <path-to-game>\DevilGame\Movies\
  2. Rename or delete the files:
Capcom.bik
UE3_logo.bik
AMDlogo.bik

Fix Edit DefaultEngine.ini[5]Link

  1. Navigate to <path-to-game>\DevilGame\Config\
  2. Edit DefaultEngine.ini. Look for a section called [FullScreenMovie]:
  3. Change the following lines:
+StartupMovies=Capcom
+StartupMovies=Ninjatheory
+StartupMovies=UE3_logo
+StartupMovies=AMDLogo
+StartupMovies=Save_360
+StartupMovies=black

to

;+StartupMovies=Capcom
;+StartupMovies=Ninjatheory
;+StartupMovies=UE3_logo
;+StartupMovies=AMDLogo
;+StartupMovies=Save_360
;+StartupMovies=black

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

  Location 
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\UnrealEngine3\DevilGame\

Save game data location[edit]

  Location 
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\220440\remote\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Native
GameSave Manager Native

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native WSGF WS Gold.svg
Multi-monitor Native WSGF MM Gold.svg Full 3xLandscape or 3xPortrait support.
Ultra-widescreen Native WSGF UW Gold.svg
Field of view (FOV) Impossible See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed Native
Borderless fullscreen windowed Impossible Window cannot be resized.[6] Alt+Tab works quickly and is stable.[7]
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Unknown
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native
High frame rate Native No frame rate or refresh rate cap.[8]

Refresh rate change not saving[edit]

Disadvantage Problems saving change in refresh rate for some people[9], displaying 23 Hz instead of 60 Hz.[10]

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Fix Edit BaseEngine.cfg[11]Link

Disadvantage This tweak causes the camera to frequently zoom in during combat.
  1. Go to the ...\DMC\engine\config and locate BaseEngine.cfg
  2. Locate code - AspectRatioAxisConstraint=AspectRatio_MaintainXFOV
  3. Change code to - AspectRatioAxisConstraint=AspectRatio_MaintainYFOV

Fix Use Flawless Widescreen utility[12]Link

Information Do not apply the #Edit BaseEngine.cfg fix as well, as effects are cumulative.
Disadvantage This does not fix the zooming problem in #Edit BaseEngine.cfg fix.
  1. Go to the ...\DMC\engine\config and locate BaseEngine.cfg
  2. Locate code - AspectRatioAxisConstraint=AspectRatio_MaintainXFOV
  3. Change code to - AspectRatioAxisConstraint=AspectRatio_MaintainYFOV

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native
Mouse input in menus Impossible
Mouse Y-axis inversion Native Ability to edit x-axis as well.
Controller
Controller support Native Some issues using DualShock 3 controller and Nostromo.
Full controller support Native Connecting a controller after launch can create problems.
Controller remapping Native
Controller Y-axis inversion Impossible

Remapping Devil Trigger and Gun Special[edit]

Information The game does not allow assigning Devil Trigger and Gun Special function to a single key press (when using keyboard) instead of executing button combo.

Fix Modify the config fileLink

  1. Open <path-to-game>\DevilGame\Config\DefaultInput.ini
  2. Change the following entries:
EVADE2 = NTB_LEFT_SHOULDER
GUNSPECIAL = NTB_V_GAME2
DEVILTRIGGER = NTB_V_GAME3

to

EVADE2 = NTB_NONE
GUNSPECIAL = NTB_LEFT_SHOULDER
DEVILTRIGGER = NTB_DPADDOWN
  1. Navigate to configuration file location and open DMCKbdInputConfig.ini
  2. Remap the NTB_LEFT_SHOULDER (Gun Special) and NTB_DPADDOWN (Devil Trigger) manually to a key. For example:
NTB_LEFT_SHOULDER=O
NTB_DPADDOWN=N
  1. Also, there appears to be an unconfigured key for manual lock in <path-to-game>\DevilGame\Config\DefaultInput.ini
LOCKON = NTB_NONE

Swap axes of right analog stick[edit]

Some controllers have a default setting which make using the right stick awful.

Fix Modify the config fileLink

  1. Open <path-to-game>\DevilGame\Config\DMCKbdInputConfig.ini
  2. Change
Bindings=(Name="XboxTypeS_RightX", Command="NT_STICK m_vRightStick_Raw DeadZone=0.2 Vertical=0 Min=0.1 Max=1.0")
Bindings=(Name="XboxTypeS_RightY", Command="NT_STICK m_vRightStick_Raw DeadZone=0.2 Vertical=1 Min=0.1 Max=1.0")

to

Bindings=(Name="XboxTypeS_RightX", Command="NT_STICK m_vRightStick_Raw DeadZone=0.2 Vertical=1 Min=0.1 Max=1.0")
Bindings=(Name="XboxTypeS_RightY", Command="NT_STICK m_vRightStick_Raw DeadZone=0.2 Vertical=0 Min=0.1 Max=1.0")

DualShock 3 crash[edit]

Information The game will crash with MotionJoy;[13] Use XInput Wrapper instead.

Fix Replace MotionJoy with XInput WrapperLink

  1. Uninstall MotionJoy.
  2. Install XInput Wrapper.
  3. The controller will now show up as an Xbox 360 Controller in-game.

Razer Nostromo crash[edit]

Information When a Razer Nostromo is installed as a controller, the game crashes.

Fix Device Manager shut down[14]Link

  1. Open the Device Manager:
    • 8 and newer: right-click the Start corner (or press Win+X), choose Device Manager.
    • Vista and 7: open the Start menu, type devmgmt.msc and press Enter.
  2. Expand Human Interface Devices.
  3. Right-click Razer Nostromo, choose Disable, and click Yes to confirm.
  4. The Razer Nostromo keeps work perfectly with all the binds and will launch correctly.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native
Surround sound Native Up to 5.1 output[15]
Subtitles Native
Closed captions Impossible
Mute on focus lost Impossible

Issues fixed[edit]

Start up with wrong resolution and aspect ratio[edit]

Fix Edit resolution from config file[16]Link

  1. Navigate to configuration file location
  2. Open QlocConfig.ini
  3. Edit the lines ResWidth= and ResHeight= to match your resolution.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core2 Duo 2.4 Ghz or better, AMD Athlon X2 2.8 Ghz or better Intel Core2 Quad 2.7 Ghz or better, AMD Phenom II X4 3 Ghz or better
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 9 GB 9 GB
Video card (GPU) NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTS or better, ATI Radeon HD 3850 or better ATI Radeon HD 6950 or better

References

  1. http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-09-20-devil-may-cry-pc-port-outsourced-due-after-console-versions
  2. http://steamcommunity.com/app/220440/discussions/0/846943514125170515/
  3. http://www.capcom-unity.com/ask_capcom/go/thread/view/7371/29535005/some-leftover-dmc-pc-questions&post_num=3#526846585
  4. Tested by Andytizer 25 January 2013.
  5. Tested by voltagex 25 January 2013.
  6. Tested by Andytizer 25 January 2013.
  7. Tested by Andytizer 25 January 2013.
  8. New 120Hz Games Report
  9. http://steamcommunity.com/app/220440/discussions/0/846943514133436236/
  10. http://steamcommunity.com/app/220440/discussions/0/846943514129547553/
  11. http://www.wsgf.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=64&t=25342&p=143894
  12. http://www.wsgf.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=64&t=25342&p=143894
  13. http://steamcommunity.com/app/220440/discussions/0/846943514122134446/
  14. Capcom logo crash (fix for nostoromo, windows 7) :: DmC Devil May Cry General Discussions
  15. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up
  16. http://steamcommunity.com/app/220440/discussions/0/846943514172031163/