Namco Bandai Taunts Players with 'Dark Souls II' Beta

Posted Wed Aug 21, 2013 at 11:30 AM PDT by
Dark Souls 2

Fans get a chance to enter the closed beta on September 5th.

'Dark Souls II' is still tantalizingly far-off and is not expecting to release earlier than March 2014; however, Namco Bandai is allowing a shot at entering a closed beta in September. The closed beta will allow players to access to "one of the most treacherous areas of the DARK SOULS II world." The beta will begin on October 5th, but fans will need to start watching the Dark Souls Facebook page on September 5th in order to get a chance at registration. The beta will be for the PS3.

From Namco Bandai, "NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. is excited to confirm a special Closed-Beta-Test for DARK SOULS™ II; scheduled to begin on October 5, 2013 for players in North America and Europe on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system via the PlayStation®Network. Anxious fans will want to pay close attention to the DARK SOULS™ Facebook page beginning September 5th for continual DARK SOULS II news and updates regarding the registration process and details pertaining to the DARK SOULS II Closed-Beta.

"The depth of the DARK SOULS II Closed-Beta experience will truly test players’ skill, intestinal fortitude, and their sheer will to survive. The DARK SOULS II Closed-Beta will delve into one of the most treacherous areas of the DARK SOULS II world; players will not only get an opportunity to explore an entirely new area of the game, but also experience overwhelming enemy encounters, diabolical challenges, and the unrelenting difficultly that only the developers at FromSoftware can deliver.

"DARK SOULS II will be launching in the Americas in March 2014 on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PCs. For more information on DARK SOULS II or other NAMCO BANDAI America Inc. games, please visit or To stay up-to-date with additional information about the DARK SOULS II Closed-Beta please visit the DARK SOULS Facebook page at"

Source: Namco Bandai

Author: Brian Hoss

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