The original Dark Souls is coming to PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One as Dark Souls: Remastered, From Software and Bandai Namco announced today.
Dark Souls: Remastered is also coming to Nintendo Switch, Bandai Namco announced earlier today as part of a Nintendo Direct presentation.
The Dark Souls remaster, coming to all platforms on May 25, will include the downloadable add-on Artorias of the Abyss and feature improved resolution and other visual enhancements. Bandai Namco and developer From Software are also increasing the multiplayer count to a maximum of six players.
Bandai Namco also promises enhanced visuals on the PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X systems. Here’s a breakdown of resolution and framerate options for Dark Souls: Remastered:
- Xbox One (1080p, 60 fps)
- PlayStation 4 (1080p, 60 fps)
- Xbox One X (Upscaled 4K, 60 fps)
- PlayStation 4 Pro (Upscaled 4K, 60 fps)
- PC (Native 4K, all textures 2K unconverted, 60 fps)
- Nintendo Switch (TV mode: 1080p, 30 fps; Handheld mode: 720p 30 fps)
Dark Souls was first released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2011 to widespread acclaim. The game was later ported to Windows PC in 2012 as Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition. The most recent entry in the Dark Souls franchise, Dark Souls 3, came to consoles and PC in early 2016.