Dark Souls Remastered Coming May 25

Even with no major changes, I'm still eager to get a definitive version of Dark Souls.

And now, after releasing the Ringed City DLC, Miyazaki decided that it were time for amends and announced that the remastered version of the game would be available in May 2018.

If you ever wanted to feel despair and hopelessness whilst on the bus or taking a dump, this could be the news for you. VaatiVidya, who is known for creating SoulsBorne lore videos, took it to Twitter and claimed that the remastered version would use Dark Souls III engine assets, HDR lightning, and a few other enhancements for PS4 Pro version. The remastered Dark Souls will also come out on PS4, Xbox One and PC on the same date.

Dark Souls Remastered has been announced for Nintendo Switch in a new Nintendo Direct Mini livestream that is going on right now. The remastered version will include support for up to six concurrent players.

Of course, this hasn't been properly confirmed yet. You can choose to become a benevolent guide for others or push them to despair as you play through, which is one of the areas in which Dark Souls truly shines.

From Software has also revealed a Dark Souls Trilogy box-set, set to be released on PlayStation 4 in May.

The only disappointment is the lack of a Virtual Console for the Switch, a feature that can be found in the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. The game is expected to be offer improved resolution and frame rate on all platforms along with an improvement to the multiplayer player count, which has been increased to 6 concurrent players from the previous 4. They also note that it will release in May. Rumours also suggest that both Dark Souls 2 and 3 will head to Switch sometime after that, so it's a good time to praise the sun.

"Dark Souls: Remastered delivers the same great gameplay, online mechanics, and environmental storytelling that has inspired countless game players and developers", said Kasumi Yogi, Associate Brand Manager for Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc.

  • Leroy Wright