The new Dark Souls is out! Okay, so the game has been around on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 for about a month and a half. But as of 3:00 PM Pacific Time yesterday, PC gamers can get in on the fun, too. Dark Souls II can be found right here on Steam.
According to this video by GameSpot, the folks behind the Dark Souls series did a much better job porting the sequel than they did the original:
The PC version looks better than the console releases, GameSpot says, thanks to support for higher resolutions and higher-detail textures. The frame rate isn't capped at 30 FPS, and mouse and keyboard controls are usable. It doesn't sound like From Software added much extra pizazz to the PC release, but we're at least in for a competent port.
The system requirements are pretty light, too. The Steam product page recommends a Core i3-2100 or A8-3870K processor with 4GB of RAM and either GeForce GTX 750 or Radeon HD 6870 graphics.
|Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card reviewed||60|
|In the lab: EVGA's GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Superclocked graphics card||9|
|iPhone sales continue to shrivel in Apple's fiscal fourth quarter||16|
|Leaked MacBook Pro pics suggest OLED touch bar and Touch ID||16|
|Eizo FlexScan EV7280 monitor cuts cable clutter||6|
|Xiaomi reveals Mi Mix phone with a 6.4" edgeless display||32|
|Zotac and Thermaltake join forces for a liquid-cooled GTX 1080||4|
|Zotac Magnus EN1080 may be the fastest mini-PC yet||17|
|Seagate 5TB BarraCuda and 2TB FireCuda drives are big and speedy||38|
|Signing your posts is daftly redundant. Meadows||+29|