Namco’s announced that Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition will be releasing for the PC in Europe and Australasia on August 24th.
This special, content-enhanced edition will be finely-tuned to cater to the PC gaming audience, which will also see the inclusion of an enhanced PVP mode allowing players to more closely assemble battles against one another online.
In addition, an untold chapter in the world of Lordran created specifically to help further expand upon the lore of the game. ‘Artorias of the Abyss’ will include all-new areas to explore, enemies to encounter, and bosses to take down one by one.
“Our fans demanded to see this game brought to the PC, and the noise they have made was simply too loud and too passionate to ignore,” said Daisuke Uchiyama, producer for Dark Souls at Namco., “This also allowed us to dive back into the world of Dark Souls, offering a special edition of the game that offers more ways to die over and over again than ever before. Adding a whole new chapter to tell the tale of the Dark Knight Artorias was an opportunity we’re also proud to have taken, as we’ve managed to expand the experience for our biggest fans without compromising the balance of the core game that we worked so hard to create. This edition of the game is our gift to the fans.”
Dark Souls” Prepare to Die Edition is said to include Games for Windows DRM, which has already been subject to a petition, even though the game has only been announced for less than a day.