Dark Souls II PC & Release Details
Dark Souls II will release for PC via Steam in Europe and Australasia on April 25th of this year. The game will arrive on PS3 and Xbox 360 later this month on the 14th.
The press release says that gamers will be pleased to hear that the PC release of the game makes the most of the platform’s capabilities, with “increased texture resolution and an enhanced frame rate option. On top of that, FromSoftware have been working to perfectly adapt the game for a mouse & keyboard combo.” Those who pre-order the game via Steam will get a bunch of goodies, such as the “digital soundtrack and the [sic] early access to the Black Armour Weapon Set, the Official Dark Souls™ II Artbook in PDF format and The complete Dark Souls™ II Digital Comic Book”.
Mathieu PIAU of EMEA Marketing Director at Namco Bandai Games Europe said, “We’re conscious of the high expectations from PC gamers and are working with FROMSOFTWARE [sic] in ensuring that the PC version of Dark Souls II offers the best experience possible. After an amazing first opus, DARK SOULS II [sic] promises an even more engaging, richer and challenging adventure that should please all gamers, regardless of their platform of choice.”
Check out the first part of the prologue for the new game in the trailer above.