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Dark Souls 3 to be Playable at Gamescom 2015

With Gamescom 2015 getting ever closer it looks like Dark Souls fans have even more reason to look forward to the event. Dark Souls 3 will be playable, so you can finally get your hands on the new game.

In a press release Bandai Namco revealed what games they will be showing at the event, and more importantly what attendees would be able to get their hands on.

This years line up from Bandai Namco will be two games, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4, but more importantly (for Dark Souls fans) Dark Souls 3.

Herve Hoerdt, Vice President of IP Strategy, Marketing, and PR had this to say:

“Gamescom is THE event you need to attend if you are a videogame fan or a professional. As always, this is a great opportunity for BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe to make sure that we are perfectly aligned with our fans’ expectations and to unveil new details on some of the most-awaited games. All of our Manga and Anime fans will be delighted to discover brand new content for the future hit NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 4 and let’s not forget the players out there who are looking to get their hands on the next epic adventure with DARK SOULS 3, we are looking forward to see you all at Gamescom soon!”

Dark Souls 3 is in development by FromSoftware and sees the return of director Hidetaka Miyazaki. Bringing his experience from his Bloodborne game and adding it to Dark Souls 3 it will be interesting to see how this influences the development moving forward.

With a focus on the added challenge and learning from the failure of death, it is hoped that Dark Souls 3 is a return to greatness for the Dark Souls games.

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