Dark Souls III's Opening Cinematic Trailer Streamed

posted on by Karen Ressler
PS4/Xbox One/PC game slated for April 12 in N. America, Europe

Bandai Namco Entertainment America began streaming an opening cinematic trailer for its upcoming Dark Souls III PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC game on Monday.

The game is slated to ship in Europe and North America on April 12.

The "Apocalypse Edition" available in Europe for those who pre-order the game comes with a metal case and a soundtrack, and will be available for all three platforms.

The "Collector's Edition" in Europe will include: the game, a Red Knight figurine, an A4-size Dark Souls Trilogy hardcover artbook, a metal case, a soundtrack, three iron-on patches, a cloth game map, and an exclusive box.

The "Prestige Edition" in Europe will come with the same extras as the "Collector's Edition," as well as a numbered 40-cm Lord of Cinder hand-painted polystone resin figurine and a special display box.

The U.S. "Day One" edition for PS4 and Xbox One will include: a Prima Starter guide, the soundtrack, and a "Day One Edition O Sleeve."

The U.S. Collector's Edition will include: the game, a Red Knight figurine, an artbook, a metal case, a soundtrack, a Prima Starter guide, a cloth game map, and a collector's box.

Hidetaka Miyazaki is directing the game at FromSoftware.

The game will ship in Japan on March 24 for the PS4 and Xbox One. The PC release will be available on April 12. A limited number of physical package editions in Japan will come with a specially made map and an original soundtrack CD. The game will get a limited edition PS4 console with four versions.

From Software hosted a network test for the PlayStation 4 version of the game on October 16-18.

Dark Souls II debuted in North America, Japan, and Europe last year. The updated Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin debuted in April.

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