Dark Souls II News (Xbox360)

Namco confirm retail PC Dark Souls 2 delayed a week in UK

Posted: 15.04.2014 by Technet2k

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Due to an "issue with packaging" the PC retail version of Dark Souls 2 in the UK will not be available April 25th, unlike its digital counterpart. Namco Bandai confirmed the situation after reports of date changes.

They also state that this is an issue affecting the UK only and everyone else will get their boxed retail copies on time. May 2nd is the new UK street date for PC Dark Souls 2.

From Software explains "delicate balance" behind Dark Souls 2 visuals

Posted: 19.03.2014 by Technet2k

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Developer From Software and Namco Bandai are under fire from the Dark Souls 2 community after some comparison footage was posted showing the significant visual differences from earlier demos.

It showed the retail version having been 'downgraded' from the demo's earlier visual fidelity. From Software has now responded explaining the "delicate balance" they struck.

Dark Souls II on PC confirmed for April 25th, "conscious of the high expectations"

Posted: 06.03.2014 by Technet2k

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Namco Bandai has today confirmed that PC Dark Souls II will be releasing April 25th, as a Southeast Asia marketing promotion earlier revealed. It arrives first on consoles next week, March 14th.

The wait until late April appears to be worth it as they boast "increased texture resolution" and enhanced frame rates, as well as work to "perfectly adapt" the RPG to mouse and keyboard.

PC version of Dark Souls II due April 25th

Posted: 03.03.2014 by Technet2k

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Namco Bandai has dated Dark Souls II for PC in late April with the console versions releasing soon this month. The April 25th date came from a promotional artwork for the Dark Souls II: Collector Edition.

This promo originated in Southeast Asia, meaning it should arrive in North America and Europe from mid to late April. Namco Bandai is yet to confirm a PC release schedule for the West.

Dark Souls II pre-orders include weapon pack 'early access' vouchers

Posted: 12.02.2014 by Technet2k

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Namco Bandai has announced that pre-orders for the Black Armour Edition or Collector's Edition also include an exclusive voucher for early access to the Black Armour Weapons Pack. It's a bit of a mouthful.

Basically you'll get those weapons from the pack in the game earlier that you would otherwise. There are five different weapons packs unveiled. The Collector's Edition is a limited run set.