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Description

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.

Screenshots

Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Windows When you offer certain items to covenants your rank in the covenant may increase, granting certain bonuses
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Windows Enemies use shields and parry doing extra damage
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Windows Don't you cry / I look ugly yes I know / But this armor's high defense / Compensates my ugly looks
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Windows You died! (No matter how good you are at games you'll see these words a lot)

Promo Images

Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Screenshot
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Screenshot
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Screenshot
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Screenshot

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

Modern games are redeemed Windows Unicorn Lynx (181614)
Thoughts on the symbolism in Dark Souls, and the gameplay as well Xbox 360 Pagen HD (145)

Critic Reviews

4Players.de Windows Aug 24, 2012 92 out of 100 92
Anime News Network Windows Sep 05, 2012 A- 91
GameSpy Windows Sep 30, 2012 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
The Controller Online Windows Aug 27, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Factornews Windows Sep 14, 2012 9 out of 10 90
PC Games (Germany) Windows Sep 03, 2012 87 out of 100 87
GameStar (Germany) Windows Sep 08, 2012 85 out of 100 85
411mania.com Windows Sep 20, 2012 8.2 out of 10 82
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Sep 25, 2012 68 out of 100 68
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Sep 16, 2012 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Dark Souls vs. Demon's Souls 4 RNDr. Gunár Pavel (19)
Jun 15, 2013

Trivia

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2012 – Best Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)

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