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Dark Souls III

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Action/Adventure
Developer: From Software
Release Date: April 12, 2016

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'Dark Souls III' (ALL) Ashes of Ariandel DLC Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2016 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT

A dark and brooding fantasy adventure awaits players in a vast twisted world full of fearsome beasts, devious traps and hidden secrets.

Dark Souls III is the latest chapter in the critically acclaimed Dark Souls series with its trademark sword and sorcery combat and rewarding action RPG gameplay. Players will travel across a wide variety of locations in an interconnected world of unrelenting challenge and deep RPG gameplay as they search for a way to survive the coming apocalypse. 

As fires fade and the world falls into ruin.

Now only embers remain...

Leaked yesterday, confirmed today ...


Ashes of Ariandel is the first of two planned downloadable expansions to the critically acclaimed Dark Souls III.

Return to the world of Dark Souls III and uncover a terrible secret that lies within the frozen land of Ariandel. Players will find themselves steeped in a brand new environment filled with terrifying new enemies, challenges, and exciting lore to expand the overarching Dark Souls III storyline.

Players are tasked to enter the land of Ariandel and defeat the evil within to uncover the mystery of what has caused the land to become defiled. In addition to adding a new environment to Dark Souls III, the Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel expansion will also include new weapons, armor sets, and magic for players to discover and experiment with, as well as new features for the game’s wildly popular competitive multiplayer mode.

Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel continues FromSoftware’s track record of providing best-in-class post game downloadable content support,” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing for BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “With hours of new challenges, new bosses, new mysterious locations to explore, new items to obtain, and new ways to challenge other players online, it’s the perfect time to jump back into one of the best games of 2016.”

Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel is rated “M” for Mature and will be available for download on the PS4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam October 25, 2016 for a MSRP of $14.99.

A season pass for Dark Souls III which includes Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel and a second expansion, expected to be released in early 2017, is available for purchase for $24.99 for all versions of the game.

Key Features:

  • Dynamic lighting and particle effects immerse players into a dark fantasy world of ruin.
  • Expertly crafted world encourages players to explore vast and breathtaking landscapes.
  • Diversifies combat action allowing players to craft their own unique play style.
  • Evolution of trademark online multiplayer functionality that seamlessly integrates online interactions into single player story

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