Dark Souls II Heads to PS4, Xbox One on April 7

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Scholar of the First Sin edition offers all 3 DLC packs, new NPCs, more on all platforms

Bandai Namco Games announced on Monday that it will release Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin for not only PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC (via Steam with DirectX 9/DirectX11 support), but also for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The new edition of From Software's dark action role-playing game will available in the Americas on April 7, 2015.

The "complete Dark Souls II experience" will include three previously released DLC packs  - Crown of the Sunken King, Crown of the Old Iron King, and Crown of the ivory King - along with additional features:

  • Additional NPCs added for an enhanced story experience
  • Parameter adjustments for improved game balance
  • Augmented item descriptions
  • Improved online matchmaking functionality

These features will be available in a patch for existing Dark Souls II owners.

The Xbox One, PS4, and PC (DirectX 11) versions of the game will also offer:

  • Additional upgrades to graphics, sound, performance
  • Increase in maximum online players in single session (6 total)

The original version of the game debuted in North America, Japan, and Europe in March.

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