Namco Banidai have announced a new DLC pack titled Dark Souls: Artorias of the Abyss for Dark Souls which will be released on Xbox LIVE and the PlayStation Network this winter.
They have also announced further details about the PC version of the game titled Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition. This will be available to purchase through retailers, Steam and Microsoft Marketplace from August 24th. The exclusive european retail version will include a stunning 150 page art book featuring art from the new Artorias of the Abyss game content. Alongside this fan must-have comes the original soundtrack CD, a DVD containing the complete behind the scenes video series, poster and postcards. Separate retail editions of Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition will also be coming for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 this winter with more details to be announced soon.
Both the Dark Souls: Artorias of the Abyss for consoles and Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition will feature sprawling new maps and environments, new boss characters, enemies and non-playable characters, an arsenal of new weapons and armour and additional challenging content for stalwart heroes to face as they return to the deadly world of Lordran. Players will go through an untold chapter in Dark Souls which is set in the dying kingdom of magic, Oolacile. They will be taken by the abyss and sent back in time and players will need to save Oolacile from the spreading darkness that threatens to engulf the kingdom and all of its people. Both versions will also include an online match making feature for co-op or competitive gameplay.
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