Prepare to die as Dark Souls 3 is releasing on April 12, 2016

We're sure your body is nowhere near ready for Dark Souls 3.

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Bandai Namco and From Software have announced Dark Souls 3 will released in the US on April 12, 2016 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Dark Souls 3 will receive two different editions for those planning on picking the game up. The Day One Edition is priced at $59.99 and includes the game, a Prima Starter Guide, the game’s official soundtrack, and an exclusive O-sleeve. Dark Souls 3 Collector’s Edition is priced at $129.99 and will feature the game, guide, and soundtrack as well as an official art book, a cloth game map, a 10-inch Red Knight Statue, and a collector’s box.

Both the Day One Edition and Collector’s Edition are made available exclusively for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Dark Souls 3.

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    December 4, 2015 7:33 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, Prepare to die as Dark Souls 3 is releasing on April 12, 2016

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      December 4, 2015 7:40 AM

      Here's a new gameplay trailer from PSX:

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjK5f7ozzOM

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        December 4, 2015 7:58 AM

        Dozir_ - you should not watch this because of your the PTSD you earned from the Anor Londo archers.

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        December 4, 2015 8:03 AM

        omfg that was amazing. This is amazing.

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        December 4, 2015 8:09 AM

        Does the game actually offer a completely HUD-free mode?

        I mean, it'd be for insane people, but I'd at least enjoy watching it.

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          December 4, 2015 9:08 AM

          Dark Souls 2 did. Not sure about Demon's or Dark 1.

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            December 4, 2015 2:36 PM

            DSFix put a HUD-Free mode in, Default key was Right Control (IIRC. That's MY HUD-Free key)

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        December 4, 2015 8:44 AM

        Yes, pls.

        https://youtu.be/jjK5f7ozzOM?t=4m1s

        It says 3.24.2016 or is that just the Japanese release date?

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          December 4, 2015 9:10 AM

          Searching on Google, it says March 24, 2016 is the release date. I'd assume it's for the Japanese version as Bandai Namco has said the game will launch in April.

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        December 4, 2015 10:21 AM

        holy fuck that boss! fuck yeah!

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        December 4, 2015 10:30 AM

        Holllleeeee shiiiiot

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        December 4, 2015 11:26 AM

        That looks amazing!

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        December 4, 2015 11:57 AM

        Nice, hopefully these graphics don't get downgraded like DS2.

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      December 4, 2015 7:42 AM

      "exclusively for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Dark Souls 3"

      Exclusive! To two of the three platforms the game is going to be release on.

      No mention of the PC version in this news. Any word?

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      December 4, 2015 7:44 AM

      Is this coming to PC?

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      December 4, 2015 7:46 AM

      Sorry if I didn't make it clear DS3 was coming to PC. I added its platforms in the opening paragraph.

      Don't worry, PC players. We'll get our turn to die horribly in Dark Souls 3.

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      December 4, 2015 7:52 AM

      Best birthday present ever.

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      December 4, 2015 8:08 AM

      awww i was hoping that Demon's Souls tease was going to have some meat to it when the Bloodborne twitter account included Demon's Souls in a recent tweet

      https://twitter.com/Bloodborne_PS4/status/670209778375725056/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

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        December 4, 2015 8:12 AM

        I don't think it makes much sense to release it between the new Bloodborne expansion and Dark Souls 3. That said, no Demon's Souls side cover I've seen has that plain text. It's certainly suggestive.

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      December 4, 2015 9:11 AM

      I'm so fucking excited for this.
      What happened to my free time?

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      December 4, 2015 9:44 AM

      Holy shit that looks good.

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      December 4, 2015 10:31 AM

      Please, please, please get rid of adaptability...

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      December 4, 2015 11:16 AM

      I want more of the Dark Souls 1 pace. Is this more like how the speed of bloodborne?

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        December 4, 2015 11:17 AM

        No, the pace of combat moves similarly to that of the Souls games.

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          December 4, 2015 11:25 AM

          looks too fast and actiony to me.

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            December 4, 2015 11:27 AM

            Totally agreed. Looks far too fast

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          December 4, 2015 11:26 AM

          especially the end shots. Looks like a marvel VS whatever arcade.

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          December 4, 2015 12:18 PM

          But it's the Demon's Souls and Dark Souls 1 team making it so...WHOO HOO

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            December 4, 2015 12:25 PM

            I need to know if the classic parry is back. if it is I'm in. if not. no thanks.

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            December 4, 2015 2:25 PM

            That's a good sign. Still burned out on DS games though.

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              December 4, 2015 4:50 PM

              This will probably be their last. They realize it's getting a bit old.

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                December 4, 2015 4:59 PM

                IT IS NOT! YOU LIE! <goes back in to raid the Duke's Archives>

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      December 4, 2015 1:03 PM

      I know some who loved the Souls games didn't love Bloodborne, but I wonder if the opposite will happen. Bloodborne was the first Souls game I got into...and it might be my GOTY. But when I tried to get into DS2 remaster on PS4...I couldn't D:

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        December 4, 2015 4:55 PM

        Bloodborne and Dark Souls 2 are almost polar opposites in their design so it's not really surprising if people don't like both. I'm definitely a member of Team Bloodborne. Dark Souls 2 has a few good ideas but it just felt like a B-team effort.

        Based on what I've seen so far, Dark Souls 3 seems to be settling around Demon's Souls in terms of gameplay speed (Demon's is a little faster than Dark Souls) but more deliberate than Bloodborne. I'm cool with that.

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