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Dark Souls II on PC looks set for May 31


7:00 AM on 02.03.2014



Only a bit shy of a month away from Dark Souls II's console release, many are left wondering when exactly the PC version will be unleashed upon the masses. From Software's said in the past that it would see a slight delay so as to make sure it doesn't half-ass the game on PC, but nothing more concrete's been revealed about the length of that wait. Luckily, Amazon may have just cleared that up.

According to a listing on Amazon for a digital copy of the game, Dark Souls II will release on PC on May 31, 2014. Of course, Amazon isn't always entirely accurate with these sort of details -- sometimes using them more as rough estimate placeholders. However, even if the Saturday May 31 date is off, it's probably not far from when the actual release will be.

So, that leaves almost three entire months between the console and PC versions' respective releases. Three more months to anxiously await the many cruel fates that await you. Three more months before the self-loathing kicks in. Three more months your keyboard gets to be not smashed to smithereens.

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1:45 PM on 04.22.2014
Modder Durante has tips to push Dark Souls II's graphics even further

Modder Peter "Durante" Thoman led the charge in making Dark Souls a better-looking game on PC. While the PC port of the sequel is an improvement over developer From Software's last effort, there's room to push its graphics fu...more



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Dark Souls II has already claimed over 4 million lives

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5:30 PM on 03.11.2014
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6:00 AM on 03.11.2014
How to beat a Dark Souls II boss in under 15 seconds

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11:00 PM on 03.10.2014
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