Dark Souls Coming to Nintendo Switch This May

An upcoming remastered version of Dark Souls was recently confirmed during Nintendo's mini-Direct yesterday. However, the game is yet to be released on current hardware, save for backward compatibility on the Xbox One. Dark Souls Remastered will be out for the platform on 25th May, according to the very brief announcement teaser (see below). And in case of PS4 Pro and Xbox One X, the game will be upscaled to 4K resolution and 60 FPS.

This marks the first time the Souls series has appeared on Nintendo hardware. All DLC is included in the package, including everything from the Prepare to Die Edition as well as the Artorias of the Abyss expansion, and online multiplayer now supports six players rather than just four.

Apparently, Nintendo's gesture of wanting to shake off its family-friendly image is starting to commence now, as its new list of games for the Switch includes the remaster for the notoriously hard game "Dark Souls". VaatiVidya, who is known for creating SoulsBorne lore videos, took it to Twitter and claimed that the remastered version would use Dark Souls III engine assets, HDR lightning, and a few other enhancements for PS4 Pro version.

One of our sources indicates that Bandai Namco plans to bring all three Dark Soulsgames to Switch eventually, but the oft-rumoured "trilogy" bundle is not how this will be happening - yet.