Dark Souls: Remastered Announced, Coming to Nintendo Switch

Praise the sun in dazzling 4K resolution on Xbox One X and PS4 Pro.

During today’s Nintendo Direct, it was announced that a remastered version of Dark Souls will release this year for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, and yes, Nintendo Switch.

According to Bandai and From Software, Dark Souls: Remastered will release on May 25th and will feature improved resolution and other visual enhancements. Additionally, it will include the downloadable add-on Artorias of the Abyss and an increased multiplayer count up to a max of six players.

The game’s visual enhancements will vary from platform to platform. To make it easier, we’ve listed the resolution and framerate options for each platform down below.

  • Xbox One (1080p, 60fps)
  • Xbox One X (Upscaled 4K, 60fps)
  • PlayStation 4 (1080p, 60fps)
  • PlayStation 4 Pro (Upscaled 4K, 60fps)
  • PC (Native 4K, all textured 2K unconverted, 60fps)
  • Nintendo Switch (TV mode: 1080p, 30fps, Handheld Mode: 720p, 30fps)

When it’s released on May 25th, Dark Souls: Remastered will reportedly cost $39.99 on all platforms. This is good news for Switch fans, as some games have released to the system at a higher price than PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

Meanwhile, for Dark Souls fans on PS4, a special Dark Souls Trilogy Box was unveiled that's a must-have for any gaming collection. The set includes remastered versions of Dark Souls 1-3, original "Waka Knight" and "Senior Knight" bookends, a memorial art set, soundtrack discs for games 1-3, and item dictionaries for games 1-3. For more info on the Dark Souls Trilogy Box, click here

Are you looking forward to playing Dark Souls: Remastered? If so, what system are you planning on buying it for? Let us know down in the comments below!

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.


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