- Number of Players
- 1 (Single Player) (6 Player Online)
- Release Date
- 4th Oct 2011
- 7th Oct 2011
- 22nd Sep 2011
- Also Available On
- Controller Support
- Official Site
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Dark Souls is a brand new action role-playing game developed by acclaimed studio From Software.
Spiritual successor of the award winning Demon's Souls, set in a rich, dark fantasy universe, Dark Souls features tense dungeon crawling, fearsome enemy encounters and ground-breaking online features which combine for a truly unique RPG experience. Dark Souls breaks down barriers with a seamless world design that encourages exploration and fosters adaptability. As players encounter terrifying enemies and discover new areas, the game's foundation of challenge and reward permeates the experience to provide an unparalleled sense of achievement
Demons, spawned by the wrath of gods, have brought darkness to the world. Stricken by the curse of the undead, many have lost their souls. Players must battle hideous demons and unimaginable monsters to collect souls and find the Eternal Flame of Life, which is losing its power to restore souls and keep the eternal night at bay.
Seamless environments in a dark fantasy universe abandoned castles infested with the undead, labyrinthine catacombs, a world of sunken ruins, haunted forests, vast dungeons and magical lakes are all there for the courageous to explore at will.
Expanded RPG elements plentiful options to customise characters with different equipment, weapons and spells will provide players a deep RPG experience.
The Beacon Fire placed at strategic points throughout the game world, the Beacon Fire serves as a Recovery, Restart and Sharing Point.
Soul Phantom This allows the player to see 'phantoms'of others on XBL and PSN in the same area.
Soul Memory Players can watch how others died in the game to avoid the same misfortune.
Soul Message Players can leave messages in game for others. The messages can be a hint or a lie.
Mutual role-play system Delivering Unique co-operative and multiplayer gameplay allows players to assume the role of an enemy or a friend.