Dark Souls: Remastered has been out for the Xbox One, PS4, and PC for a while now and it’s had a mixed reception. However, it seems like it’s almost time for the Nintendo Switch to join the fray with Bandai Namco confirming that the game will release for the Nintendo Switch on Friday, October 19th. The previously announced Solaire of Astora Amiibo will release alongside the game on the same day.
Dark Souls: Remastered sees the return of the hit 2011 action RPG developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment where you take the role of the Chosen Undead, a speechless character who makes their way through the harsh environments of Lordran with the objective of either rekindling the first flame, or letting it die out. The remaster was originally going to launch on the Switch at the same time as the other consoles and PC, however closer to release the Switch version was delayed to due stability and performance issues. The game will run at 720p 30fps in handheld mode and at 1080p 30fps in docked mode, so while the framerate will be less than that of the other console versions, you will have the flexibility of playing on-the-go which only the Switch can natively offer.
The game will also ship with the Artorias of the Abyss DLC, which adds a few extra bosses and a couple new areas.
We reviewed Dark Souls: Remastered favourably, giving it a score of 7.5 and praising it for some vital physics changes, added quality of life features and stable framerate of 60fps whilst also criticising it for seeing the return of various bugs and issues that should’ve been fixed. If you would like to read our review of Dark Souls: Remastered, click here.