Dark Souls PC rekindled with 4K remaster

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As long as that's the extent of the unfortunate news concerning the game, life will go on.

Aside from the upgraded visuals arriving with it, the remaster will be playable in 60fps at 4K resolution on PC, Xbox One X, and PlayStation 4 Pro. It's also coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

Though it's unclear just how Dark Souls: Remastered will perform undocked, my bet is that the Switch will run it at a standard 720p 30 fps (which isn't bad). The notoriously demanding game that first challenged players to explore and master its unsafe world in 2011 will come to a Nintendo system for the first time on May 25, 2018.

One of our sources indicates that Bandai Namco plans to bring all three Dark Souls games to Switch eventually, but the oft-rumoured "trilogy" bundle is not how this will be happening - yet. The remastered version of the game will feature the original game that came out back in 2011 for the Xbox 360 and PS3. The Nintendo Switch version will, however, run at 1080p and 30fps.

Nintendo wasn't left out either, with the Switch version of Dark Souls Remastered also being announced through a Nintendo Direct Mini stream.

Today is a very good day for Dark Soul fans. Gamers get to play this remaster on all the platforms at 5/25/2018. More than anything else, though, it's great that Bandai Namco finally listened to what fans have asking about for years and made a decision to remaster Dark Souls 1 at all. Until the company releases more in-game screenshots, we strongly suggest tempering your expectations!

Dark Souls is a third-person action adventure franchise developed by From Software for PC and consoles.