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Dark Souls: Prepare to Die is an expanded version of the console game Dark Souls. Next to the original gameplay it adds in additional content slip-streamed into the main game:
  • General gameplay tweaks
  • Multiplayer arena as a training ground for online PvP battles: duels (one versus one), team battles (two versus two) and four-player FFA matches
  • New bosses (Black Dragon, Sanctuary Guardian, Artorias of the Abyss)
  • New enemies (Wooden scarecrows, Chained Prisoner, Stone Knight)
  • New NPCs (Hawkeye Gough, Elizabeth)
  • New weapons and armor
  • Oolacile as a new area, split up into four smaller sections
For the PC platform this is the first release of the game.

New content was also made available on PS3 and X360 as a separate DLC item titled Dark Souls: Artorias of the Abyss.


Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Windows Invaded by an NPC (Knight Kirk)
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Windows Oh, Chosen undead!
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Windows When you die you become hollow and look like a rotten undead
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Windows When you offer certain items to covenants your rank in the covenant may increase, granting certain bonuses

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Anime News Network Sep 05, 2012 A- 91
GameSpy Sep 30, 2012 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Factornews Sep 14, 2012 9 out of 10 90
RPG Site Sep 09, 2012 9 out of 10 90
PC Games (Germany) Sep 03, 2012 87 out of 100 87
GameStar (Germany) Sep 08, 2012 85 out of 100 85 Sep 20, 2012 8.2 out of 10 82
PCActu Sep 05, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Sep 16, 2012 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Over Online Sep 21, 2012 40 out of 100 40


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Sciere (367675) added Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition (Windows) on Sep 15, 2012
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