Dark Souls II release date set
posted on 09.18.13 at 09:21 PM EDT by (@salromano)
North America gets it first on March 11.

Dark Souls II will launch for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on March 11 in North America, March 14 in Europe, and March 13 in Japan, Namco Bandai has announced.

The PC version will arrive at a later date.

In North America and Europe, Namco Bandai will release a collector’s edition including a copy of the game, 12-inch Warrior Knight figurine, hardbound art book, full-color fabric map, metal game case, and official soundtrack. Pre-orders for the standard version of the game will also include the metal case and soundtrack.

In Japan, From Software will release a 15,800 yen collector’s edition, which includes a copy of the game with a collector’s-exclusive box art, miniature weapons set, 100-page art workbook, special map, and an original soundtrack. The regular edition will also include the map and soundtrack, but in limited quantities.

Watch a new trailer and set of gameplay videos below. View a new set of screenshots, as well as the Japanese collector’s edition, at the gallery.

Aching Bones Trailer

Bloodstain Gameplay

Phantom Gameplay

Summon Gameplay

Invade the Dead Gameplay