Dark Souls 2 coming to PC on April 25

The PC version of Dark Souls 2 will follow shortly after the console release. Today, Bandai Namco has announced the release date: April 25.

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Dark Souls 2 will be hitting consoles on March 11. However, as previously stated, the PC version will follow shortly afterwards. Today, Bandai Namco has announced the release date: April 25.

Promising the PC version will be a "good experience," the upcoming Windows version will boast higher-resolution graphics and support for 60 frames per second. Mouse and keyboard controls will also be offered.

The game will be distributed via Steam, but Bandai Namco also plans on releasing a retail collector's edition, which includes Black Armor Weapon DLC, a t-shirt, art book, and a cloth map.

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    February 28, 2014 11:30 AM

    Andrew Yoon posted a new article, Dark Souls 2 coming to PC on April 25.

    The PC version of Dark Souls 2 will follow shortly after the console release. Today, Bandai Namco has announced the release date: April 25.

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      February 28, 2014 11:40 AM

      This is fantastic news. I'm glad they announced a date so people who would like to play the PC version know now and can make an educated decision.

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      February 28, 2014 11:42 AM

      aaaaaaaaaaAAAAHHHHHHHHH

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      February 28, 2014 11:45 AM

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      February 28, 2014 11:51 AM

      Yay!!! Nice date, glad it isn't any later than that.

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      February 28, 2014 11:53 AM

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      February 28, 2014 11:55 AM

      FINALLY

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      February 28, 2014 11:56 AM

      Could be worse... I'll take it.

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      February 28, 2014 11:58 AM

      Awesome. By then I've have probably gotten a good fill of Titanfall and look forward to something new.

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      February 28, 2014 12:03 PM

      So excited :D

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      February 28, 2014 12:03 PM

      Andrew where did you get this information? Bandai Namco is denying it here: https://twitter.com/namcogames

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      February 28, 2014 12:03 PM

      ?????? https://twitter.com/namcogames/status/439488380037263361 ???????????

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      February 28, 2014 12:04 PM

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      February 28, 2014 12:04 PM

      Wait a second... a cloth map? BLASPHEMY. I will tie it around my head as a blindfold and 100% no damage 2 hour speedcore run this motherfucker.

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      February 28, 2014 12:05 PM

      Blargh... should I cancel my PS3 Black Armor?

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        February 28, 2014 4:10 PM

        Why would you do that? If it comes out on PC just buy the PC version and cancel then. You can even just not pick up a pre-order and you're only out the $5 or so initial cost.

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      February 28, 2014 12:05 PM

      https://twitter.com/namcogames/status/439488380037263361

      "We haven't announced a release date yet - We'll have more info on that soon though!"

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      February 28, 2014 12:05 PM

      preorder... CANCELLED?

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      February 28, 2014 12:07 PM

      Ohhhh I'm going to wait but holy fuck it's going to be hell avoiding gameplay and discussion. It's going to be everywhere on Twitch and Shack. Fuuuuuuuuuuuuu. Get your 'collapse thread' buttons ready

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      February 28, 2014 12:11 PM

      Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

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      February 28, 2014 12:12 PM

      I am a sucker for cloth maps. I still have my Ultima maps in a box somewhere.

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      February 28, 2014 12:51 PM

      I can't wait that long, so I'll be renting the PS3 version from Red Box for a New Game and New Game+ playthrough. Then I'll be buying the PC version.

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      February 28, 2014 1:46 PM

      I got stuck in the Painted World and quit and when I tried to go back all my muscle memory of the game was gone and I was doomed.

      Should I restart? How many days is a playthrough?

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        February 28, 2014 1:57 PM

        Painted world isn't all that far, a day or two of solid playing will get you there. You could always start a new character and when it all comes back to you head out and destroy the painted world, it's really not too bad

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          February 28, 2014 2:07 PM

          All the poison dudes though, and I'm all out of the antidotes...

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            February 28, 2014 3:55 PM

            Take 'em out from a distance!

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            February 28, 2014 6:30 PM

            Ahhh yeah that fucking sucks. Massive spoiler that makes it easy as fuck: If you kill them with fire they don't explode and toxic you. So a little pyromancy for the last bit of health and you're good. Or else just run past them while toxic'd, collect all the loot in that area, and run back. Open up the shortcut and you have a direct line to the boss that bypasses them all. Also you don't even have to fight that boss, and if you do you get indicted and can get invaded more often.

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        February 28, 2014 5:08 PM

        The first time I ever played, it took me like 30 hours of playtime to get to Anor Londo. I stepped away and came back to the game like a year later. That second time it took me under 15 hours to get there and it wasn't even like I was rushing. Once you know a lot of the early areas and game concepts, you will BLOW through it so much faster than your initial try.

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      February 28, 2014 1:51 PM

      Sweet!!!!

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      February 28, 2014 1:52 PM

      I hope there is some inkling of news about new GPUs by then.

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      February 28, 2014 2:02 PM

      PRIMARY PLATFORM never believe console devs when they say things like this

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      February 28, 2014 2:36 PM

      i kinda want that cloth map, a lot... but still gonna go with steam, i think

      i think

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      February 28, 2014 3:42 PM

      A little over a month is nothing. They're doing this just to soak up console sales, the bulk of which happen after release day so I am okay with this. We've got THI4F now and Titanfall in March to tide us over. I look forward to seeing this game in glorious native 1080p and no FPS slowdowns like those in Blighttown. This game is going to rock and will probably be a GOTY contender.

      I think this game could be a DLC goldmine for Namco and I hope they issue tons of DLC for it. Similar to Fallout and Skyrim, this game just gets better the more areas we have to explore and the more cool bosses we have to take down.

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