Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition

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Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition
Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition cover
Developers
Capcom
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Engines
MT Framework
Release dates
Windows June 23, 2015
Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition at Wikipedia
Devil May Cry
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening 2005
Devil May Cry 4 2008
DmC: Devil May Cry 2013
Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition 2015
Devil May Cry HD Collection 2018

Key points

A graphically updated version of Devil May Cry 4 with better shadows, enhanced lighting and tweaked/overhauled effects. Though this version doesn't allow for as high quality Anti-aliasing as the original version.[1]
Features 3 new playable characters (Vergil, Lady and Trish) along with new costumes and pallet swaps for Dante and Nero as well as the new playable characters (However Trish's Gloria and Lady's DMC3 costumes are only available through DLC).
Uses autosaving, as opposed to save slots in the original Devil May Cry 4.

General information

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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GamersGate
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Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Lady & Trish Costumes
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\CAPCOM\DEVILMAYCRY4SPECIALEDITION\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\CAPCOM\DEVILMAYCRY4SPECIALEDITION\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
16:10 resolutions are rendered in full, then scaled down to letterboxed 16:9 with visible artifacting.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Up to 8x MSAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
Also includes option for variable frame rate or 60 FPS limit.
120+ FPS
Engine caps at 120FPS with variable frame rate setting. Higher FPS when using ingame V-Sync setting on appropriate monitor.

Depth of field[edit]

Disable depth of field[2]
  1. Open DevilMayCry4SpecialEdition.exe with a hex editor such as HxD.
  2. Change the name of mbGSDOF to mxGSDOF.
  3. Change the name of uDOFFilter to xDOFFilter.

Motion blur[edit]

Disable motion blur[3]
  1. Open DevilMayCry4SpecialEdition.exe with a hex editor such as HxD.
  2. Change the name of uMotionBlurFilter to xMotionBlurFilter.

God rays[edit]

Disable god rays[4]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open config.ini.
  3. Change GodRay=ON to GodRay=OFF.

Input settings[edit]

Mouse is not used during gameplay.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Full, separate keyboard remaping for each of the five playable characters. Game doesn't support mouse during gameplay.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Full, separate remaping for each of the five playable characters.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
BGM, SFX
Surround sound
Up to 7.1 output.[5]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Audio is available in Japan region only.
Spanish

VR support[edit]

Issues fixed[edit]

Game crashes when going to PC Settings[edit]

Follow the instructions below[6]
  1. Launch the game as normal
  2. After everything is loaded, press Alt+ Enter to force fullscreen
  3. Go to PC Settings, let the game crash
  4. Reload game, PC Settings should now work
Update DirectX[7]

Check for Windows Update, where an update also provides improvement and fixes of DirectX.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 10
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8.1
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
AMD Athlon X2 2.8 GHz
Intel Core i3 3.0 GHz
AMD FX-4100 3.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 27 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTS
AMD Radeon HD 3850
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 10 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 570
AMD Radeon HD 7790
DirectX 10 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectSound Support (DirectX 9.0c)

References