Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition for PC
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Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition

Aug 24, 2012
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About this game

Developer: FromSoftware
Content Rating: Mature


Enhanced with additional content for its PC debut, the Prepare to Die Edition of Dark Souls includes an enhanced PVP mode allowing players to more closely assemble battles against one another online in an all-out fight to the death that fans have demanded! In addition, the development team at FromSoftware has revealed an untold chapter in the world of Lordran created specifically to help further expand upon the lore of the game. 'Artorias of the Abyss' will include all-new areas to explore, enemies to encounter, and bosses to take down one by one as players are treated to an unseen side of Lordan where players must stop the spread of darkness at all costs by facing and defeating the Dark Knight Artorias.

System Requirements


  • OS: Windows XP , Windows Vista, Windows 7, or newer
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 GHz+ or AMD Phenom II X2 545 3.0 GHz+
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 4GB
  • Video Card: GeForce 9800 GTX+ or ATI Radeon HD 4870+
  • DirectX®: 9.0c
  • Sound: Direct Sound Compatible
  • Additional: Microsoft Xbox 360® Controller for Windows® (or equivalent) is strongly recommended.

Gamer Reviews

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Jul 7, 2020
I still remember how hard and challenging this game was... The graphics are so good back in the days, the gameplay also has its unique vibe.. dark souls vibe, it become the identity of DS itself.
Jun 26, 2020
My very first souls game, it was really the first of its kind.

The souls journey for me is like an episode of my life and I can't explain it in a few lines. I was lucky enough to have found this genre.

If you not yet tried it, it's no doubt you will in love with it.


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Critic Reviews

18 Reviews
Lawrence SonntagSep 06, 2012
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition is one of the worst PC ports I’ve played. It’s also one of the best games ever made, so don’t let a few trivial issues push you away. If you play with a 360 controller and install the resolution fix, it’s every bit the game that you might have imagined when you first heard the game was coming to PC.
Quintin SmithAug 31, 2012
An action game that dares to teach us patience, and caution. A video game with respect for the player, that dares us to be an actual hero. Not once when you die does Dark Souls help you back up, not once does it let up in its astonishing quality or turn to padding, and not once do the ideas stop coming. Buy it.
Game TrailersSep 07, 2012
Dark Souls is a unique game well worth experiencing, with deep systems to master and expansive lands to map. An unwritten contract requires that the player intimately embrace the game’s intricacies in order to persevere and ultimately conquer the difficult challenges. There are one or two things to be wary of here, but if you’re willing to sign, you’ll have a chance to earn a feeling of true accomplishment.

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