For those who have played both Dark Souls II and the new Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin, you may have noticed weapons degrade much faster on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One than on the previous generation of consoles. This is because of the increased frame rate found in the new edition. Due to the game running at 60 frames per second instead of the usual 30 frames, weapons will degrade significantly faster when used.
This problem was already present on the PC version of Dark Souls II, which ran at 60 frames per second when it released through Steam on April 24, 2014. That version of the game has yet to be fixed, although there is a mod available to increase weapon durability.
The upcoming patch specifically targets weapon degradation in relation to,
Fixed issue whereby weapon durability was decreased drastically when used on enemy corpses, friendly characters, etc.
There is no word currently on when the patch will roll out, but let us know if this issue has affected your experience with Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin or even the original PC release.