February 6, 2015 — BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. today released new assets for DARK SOULS II: Scholar of the First Sin, available April 7, 2015 for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, all-in-one, games and entertainment system from Microsoft and STEAM for Direct X11 enabled PCs. The new assets highlight the updated graphics, expanded story, new enemy placements and the new Forlorn NPC invader.
Additionally, a new patch is now available for current DARK SOULS II owners free of charge. The update will give players access to The Scholar, a new NPC to shed new light on the DARK SOULS II story, as well as expanded item descriptions, online matchmaking improvements and other gameplay tweaks.
DARK SOULS II: Scholar of the First Sin, the new vision for DARK SOULS II will include updated graphics and performance, new enemy placement, increase in online players, additional gameplay enhancements, all three DLC missions released for DARK SOULS II (Crown of the Sunken King, Crown of the Old Iron King, and Crown of the Ivory King), as well as all the new content found in the update mentioned above, currently available for DARK SOULS II players.
DARK SOULS II: Scholar of the First Sin will also be available through a physical retail release for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system, and digitally for PC DirectX 9 systems on April 7, 2015. This new version of DARK SOULS II will include content from the new update for current DARK SOULS II players, enriching the player’s journey through Drangleic, as well as all three DLC missions released for DARK SOULS II.