Published on March 11th, 2014 | by gareth0
Dark Souls II Launch Trailer
Today, NAMCO BANDAI Games America and FromSoftware announce the launch of Dark Souls II for the Americas. The highly anticipated, punishing sequel is now available for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms. Dark Souls II for the PC platform will launch in the Americas on April 25, 2014.
danger and adventure while allowing them to discover what lies beneath the anguish and pain that engulfs the world. With Dark Souls II, Tokyo based developer FromSoftware has taken steps to enrich players’ experiences through improved visuals, life-like animations and dynamic lighting, while preserving the game’s core tenants to provide challenging gameplay and deliver true emotional elation from each hard-fought victory.
“Possessing both technical and esthetic improvements over its predecessor, Dark Souls II represents the pinnacle of FromSoftware’s development prowess on both the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 systems,” says Chris Gilbert, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. “No other game combines the technical craft of videogame development with the delivery of true emotional highs and lows quite like the Dark Souls franchise. Players must prepare themselves for a truly unique gaming experience and go beyond death once they enter the world of Dark Souls II.”
Dark Souls II is rated T for Teen by the ESRB and is available for purchase at videogame retailers today in the Americas for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. DARK SOULS II is available in a standard edition as well as a Black Armor Edition which includes DARK SOULS II software, collectable metal case, and soundtrack for a MSRP of $59.99. The DARK SOULS II Collector’s Edition features the contents of the DARK SOULS II Black Armor Edition along with a 12” tall Warrior Knight figurine, exclusive hardbound art book, and cloth map for a MSRP of $119.99. Early access vouchers for the Black Armor Weapons Pack are available within the Black Armor Edition or Collector’s Edition of Dark Souls II. The Black Armor Weapons Pack early access voucher will not be available within the standard edition versions of Dark Souls II.
Dark Souls II for the PC platform will launch in the Americas on April 25, 2014 and will provide players with the opportunity to experience the harsh and unforgiving world of Dark Souls that can only be produced on the PC with increased texture resolution with enhanced frame rates. Dark Souls II on PC will support both gamepads and mouse-and-keyboard control options.
Brazilian Portuguese will be supported in DARK SOULS II; more news regarding when Brazilian Portuguese localization will be available is coming soon.
To learn more about Dark Souls II please visit http://www.darksoulsii.com. Join the DARK SOULS II community for all news and updates pertaining to the game by visiting the DARK SOULS Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/darksouls For more information about NAMCO BANDAI America Inc.’s games please visit http://www.namcobandaigames.com.