"Vergil's Downfall" is the first DLC pack announced for DmC: Devil May Cry, and it contains Dante's twin brother, Vergil, as a playable character.
Vergil's Downfall will be available via XBLA and PSN for $9 (720 MS Points) in early 2013, and Capcom makes sure to note that it is not on-disc DLC. North American pre-orders through GameStop or EB Games get a code to download the content, along with the Samurai Weapons Pack, at no charge.
Vergil's Downfall tells "the untold story of Dante's twin brother," and considering it's labeled "downfall," we wouldn't bet that it's a particularly happy tale. The above trailer shows Vergil fighting with his classic Yamato sword, and the DLC promises new weapons, locations, enemies, combos and a separate storyline.
Vergil is also playable in Devil May Cry 3. Earlier this year we asked producer Motohide Eshiro if Vergil would make a similar appearance in DmC, but at the time we were told only "there's more to come; watch this space."