Dark Souls 2 launches on Xbox 360 and PS3 March 11, PC version soon after

Dark Souls 2 will be on Xbox 360 and PS3 on March 11, with the PC version to launch "shortly thereafter."

Finally, Dark Souls 2 has a date: March 11 on Xbox 360 and PS3, with the PC release to launch "shortly thereafter." Namco Bandai told us the late launch of the PC version will ensure that it is "compatible with as many specs as possible." Of course, Dark Souls now being a triple-A franchise, there are pre-order bonuses and special editions to detail. First up, every pre-order will be upgraded to the "Black Armor Edition." This version includes a special metal case that contains both the game disc and official game soundtrack. If that's not quite fancy enough for you, you can also pick up the Collector's Edition, which includes the Black Armor Edition and adds a 12" Warrior Knight figurine and an exclusive hardcover art book. Namco Bandai hasn't set a price for this version yet, but this is what it looks like:

Go beyond the regular edition

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    September 18, 2013 6:00 PM

    Andrew Yoon posted a new article, Dark Souls 2 launches on Xbox 360 and PS3 March 11, PC version soon after.

    Dark Souls 2 will be on Xbox 360 and PS3 on March 11, with the PC version to launch "shortly thereafter."

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      September 18, 2013 6:13 PM

      That is too far away. How do I convince my wife (whip crack noise) to let me get a ps3 so I can play demon's souls to tide me over.

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      September 18, 2013 6:14 PM

      the video sums up dark souls very well

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      September 18, 2013 6:16 PM

      I thought PC was the primary platform???

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        September 18, 2013 6:42 PM

        People still fall for that line?

        Anyway, as long as PC gets a game that actually has PC features this time around and isn't needed to be hacked into, I can deal with a little delay.

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      September 18, 2013 6:39 PM

      Vague PC release date is not good news.

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        September 18, 2013 6:45 PM

        FROM and Bandai will get flack for that and be forced to set a date, if you really need one. I would rather have a game that is solid from the ground up, even if it comes a bit later than the rest.

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      September 18, 2013 6:41 PM

      Vague PC release date is not good.

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      September 18, 2013 6:43 PM

      Vague PC release date is not.

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      September 18, 2013 6:47 PM

      Vague PC release date is.

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      September 18, 2013 7:00 PM

      Vague PC release

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      September 18, 2013 7:11 PM

      Vague PC

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      September 18, 2013 7:20 PM

      Vague PS4 release date.

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      September 18, 2013 7:25 PM


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      September 19, 2013 12:52 AM

      Goddamnit, now I need to evade spoilers till I get my hands on the PC version

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        September 19, 2013 5:58 AM

        Such is my life. :\

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        September 19, 2013 5:59 AM

        Spoiler: You will die a lot in this game

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          September 19, 2013 6:45 AM

          If you're a casual maybe.
          Spoiler: there's a room that's lit by candles. Every time you die in that area, another candle is lit. I'm gonna make that room shine like Solaire

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      September 19, 2013 6:49 AM

      Well, I can't be patient when it comes to Souls, so I guess I'll need a PS4 sooner rather than later.

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        September 19, 2013 7:08 AM

        I don't think there's been any announcement of a next-gen version.

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          September 19, 2013 7:15 AM

          Oh, you're right. I wasn't paying attention. Hmmm. I may have to find a way to be patient after all. I'd rather my first experience not be on ancient hardware.

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      September 19, 2013 7:25 AM

      They do know the PS4 and Xbox One are coming out right?

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        September 19, 2013 10:29 AM

        You do now it takes years to make a game and the development kits for the ps4 and xbox 1 are expensive and still unfinished mess that will take a long time to switch over too right?

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