Dark Souls 2: PC Requirement Details and Release Date Outed, New Gameplay Video Shows Boss Fights [VIDEO]

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By Aditya Bhat | March 8, 2014 6:26 PM EST

Action RPG, Dark Souls 2 from developer From Software and publisher Namco Bandai, has gotten its minimum and recommended PC requirements listed. Players can get ready to go on a journey to find a cure to their curse in this new game that is a sequel of Dark Souls.

Players can expect to journey though the realm of Dranglaec, facing monstrous characters and battle them out. The PC version of the game will be releasing on 25 April and it will feature "increased texture resolution and an enhanced frame rate option" and the developer is "working to perfectly adapt the game for a mouse and keyboard combo," said a post on the Facebook page of Dark Souls 2. The game will also have gamepad support.

Players will be required to have 14 GB of free hard drive space on PC. Below is the list of requirements for the PC version of Dark Souls 2 (STEAM):

Minimum

  •  OS: Windows XP SP3, Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8
  •  Processor: AMD Phenom II X2 555 3.2 GHz or Intel Pentium Core 2 Duo E8500 3.17 GHz
  •  Memory: 2 GB RAM
  •  Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9600GT, ATI Radeon HD 5870
  •  DirectX: Version 9.0c
  •  Network: Broadband Internet connection
  •  Hard Drive: 14 GB available space
  •  Sound Card: DirectX 9 sound device

Recommended

  •  OS: Windows 7 SP1
  •  Processor: Intel Core i3 2100 3.10 GHz or AMD A8 3870K 3.0 GHz
  •  Memory: 4 GB RAM
  •  Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 465 or higher, ATI Radeon HD 6870 or higher
  •  DirectX: Version 9.0c
  •  Network: Broadband Internet connection
  •  Hard Drive: 14 GB available space
  •  Sound Card: DirectX 9 sound device

Namco Bandai had previously announced that players pre-ordering the game will also be able to access 10 weapons and shields and other digital bonuses.

The Collector's Edition of the game will come in metal case and will include a 12 inch Warrior Knight statue, hardbound art book, cloth map, Black Armor weapons pack and game soundtracks.

Digital copy of Dark Souls 2 can be ordered from Steam and a physical copy can be ordered from Club Namco.

Meanwhile, Takeshi Miyazoe, producer of Dark Souls 2 told PlayStation LifeStyle in an interview that the "the game generally involves playing by yourself in this cold dark lonely world, but also just also just loosely feeling the existence of other players," when asked about ability to connect direct to people on friends list. He added that the game will have summoning to give players a little helping hand.

He also revealed that the Human Effigy item is "very useful."

Meanwhile, a new gameplay showing off the game's first Boss Figths was outed. However, players are being warned against spoilers.

The game will be released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 11 March.

(YouTube Courtesy: BeastHDTV)

(Edited by Vanilla Sharma)

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