One of Namco Bandai's worst-kept secrets has been confirmed. The Dark Souls: Prepare to Die edition is coming to PC. And it's bringing a lot more than just a few bosses. It has cooperative matchmaking, people! COOPERATIVE MATCHMAKING!!!
The PC release will feature a new chapter in the Dark Souls story. Players will face the Dark Knight Artorias as they attempt to stop the darkness spreading through Lordran.
Here's a list of what you can expect from the PC edition:
New Bosses - Including Artorias of Abyss, Chimera of Tomb, and more
PVP Online Matchmaking System - Quick matching for co-op or PVP
New Areas – Including Oolacile Tomb, Old Ruins and more
New Enemies – Including Abyss Guard, Chained Prisoner and more
New NPCs – Including Hawkeye Gough and more
New Weapons and Armor – Equip some from the new bosses, enemies, and NPCs
Yes, that's all well and good. Now check out the awesome trailer.
Dark Souls supports three player online co-op. It is available now on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The Dark Souls: Prepare to Die PC edition will launch on August 24th. No word on if the new content will make it to consoles. Maybe we should start a petition?