Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin
Xbox One Cover Art
Developer From Software
Publisher From Software
Namco Bandai Games
Genre Action role-playing
Modes Single-player, Online Multiplayer
Platforms Playstation 3, Xbox 360
Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date April 7th, 2015

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin is the re-release of Dark Souls II. On the PS3 and X360 it is a simple patch that adds the following:

  • An additional NPC that is meant to enhance the lore.
  • Updated item descriptions
  • General weapon and game stability
  • The Company of Champions covenant will allow players to endlessly grind enemies and also make them do more damage to the player.
  • NG players can now connect with players that are in NG+ and beyond.
  • Players can cancel the Human Effigy effect at bonfires.
  • The Rusted Coin's effect is greatened.
  • The Agape Ring was added to the game. It allows players to control their Soul Memory in an easier fashion.
  • The warp selection screen will highlight the top 3 areas that show high online activity.

The PS4, X1, and PC get the above, and the following exclusively (It is the full price however):

  • All 3 DLC parts unlocked from the beginning
  • New enemy and item placements
  • Enhanced graphics and sounds, and general performance
  • Updated "pitch-black" areas.
  • An increase in the maximum number of players in a host's world from 4 to 6. The ratio is that the player (host) ofthe world can summon 3 other players and 2 players can invade at the same time for the maximum number.

The game will be released on April 7th, 2015.

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Last edited by Chromatus on 6 April 2015 at 08:04
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