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Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin (PS4, Xbox One)

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Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin (PS4, Xbox One)

Fucking. A.
Also coming to old gens and PC as well FWIW.

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Old 11-25-14, 06:36 AM
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Glad to hear it! Although isn't Bloodborne coming in March, right before this? I wonder if that will hurt sales of this? Maybe it will be priced to move!
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Glad to hear. I still haven't played the last gen version.
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Re: Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin (PS4, Xbox One)

This is a remake?
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This is a remake?

I just assumed it was Dark Souls II with the DLC built in. So for old gen it will be a "deluxe edition" or something.
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I just assumed it was Dark Souls II with the DLC built in.
Exactly. With a next gen facelift.
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Old 11-25-14, 08:46 AM
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Don't expect too much, the PC version wasn't exactly awe inspiring.
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On the PS4 and Xbox 1 you can have six people playing online. Might help fighting some hard bosses easier. Suppose to have some new NPC also on all console I believe.
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Old 11-25-14, 11:42 AM
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This is a remake?
Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin will be launching in the Americas on April 7, 2015 on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, and PC/Steam (DirectX 9/DirectX11)!

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin will include the three previously released DLC packs - Crown of the Sunken King, Crown of the Old Iron King, and Crown of the ivory King - along with additional features.

All versions of the game will include the following features (Existing Dark Souls II owners will receive a patch to implement these elements):
  • Additional NPCs added for an enhanced story experience.
  • Parameter adjustments for improved game balance.
  • Augmented item descriptions.
  • Improved online matchmaking functionality.

Xbox One, PS4, and DirectX 11 versions of the game will include the following features (in addition to those listed above):
  • Additional upgrades to graphics, sound, performance.
  • Increase in maximum online players in single session (6 total).
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Re: Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin (PS4, Xbox One)

I found DaSII disappointing compared to the first game, but I'll still rebuy it for PS4. Disappointing or not it's still a lot better than most modern games. For example I think the reason I found Shadow of Mordor a snoozefest for the last half was simply because it was too fricking easy for me.

Time to go trade in my copy to Gamestop or Amazon before the trade value plummets, I saw Amazon's trade in dropped two bucks since the announcement last night already.

Funny though I just bought the second DLC a couple of weeks ago, but I got distracted playing Bayonetta 2 and (oldschool) Heroes of Might and Magic 3, lately, instead of playing the DLC.
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Anyone else pick this up? I'm new to the "Souls" games and am enjoying the hell out of Bloodborne. I ended up picking this up for the X1. I fired it up for a few minutes, just to get it started and I immediately died via some damn demon piglets in Majula. I love you FROM Software!
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Yeah, I'm curious how this compares to Bloodborne? I've seen a few people play Dark Souls II on PC but haven't given it a chance myself, though I did try DSI for an hour or so, didn't really get into it.

I'm absolutely loving Bloodborne though.
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I picked it up but haven't messed with it yet. I am hoping for a patch because I heard there is a bug or something and weapons degrade way too fast.
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I picked it up but haven't messed with it yet. I am hoping for a patch because I heard there is a bug or something and weapons degrade way too fast.
Yes, I have it and they degrade far too quickly. If one breaks before you can get to a bonfire then it is really expensive to repair.
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Old 04-10-15, 02:13 PM
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I picked it up and I'm enjoying the hell out of it, again. Dark Souls at 60fps is glorious.

The durability thing can be annoying sometimes, but From has said that it's intentional. A patch is unlikely. I get around it by carrying at least 2 good weapons that I can switch between. Also, repair powder.
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Hah it's like they went back, saw how people were playing the game and decided "You're playing it wrong."
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I had a total of four summoners to take out the Pursuer boss and he was down in a few seconds, I just sat back and watch.

Lots of changes in this game for example.
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There a dragon on the top platform in Heide's Tower of Flame. I think I come back when I'm more powerful to take it out later.
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I got pounded today by four of those ninja-steel turtles.

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Old 04-13-15, 12:51 AM
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I'm breezing quite fine right now. Just defeated the Old Iron King boss and tried to access to the dlc but don't have the key to unlock the door yet.
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Good news, they are fixing the weapon degradation bug.
http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/04/...-getting-fixed
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That's good to hear, but it doesn't help me much now. Already finished 3 playthroughs and 1000 GS. Glad it will make things a bit easier for others, though.
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Early in game weapons break in 10 minutes. No place to repair or buy new ones. Down to last weapon that I can't carry. Suggestions?
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Old 04-23-15, 07:52 AM
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Wait for the patch?
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Old 04-23-15, 11:18 AM
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Is the patch for the xbox one version? I think I started off going the wrong way. I went through heides tower first. I would hate to completely run out of weapons
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