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Dark Souls Remastered for Nintendo Switch Gets Delayed to Later This Summer

Bandai Namco Entertainment has confirmed that Dark Souls Remastered will be coming to Switch later this summer, while PS4, Xbox One and PC are on schedule.

By Ryan Meitzler

April 17, 2018

The infamously difficult RPG classic is getting a long-awaited revival with the upcoming Dark Souls Remastered, and while PS4, Xbox One, and PC players will get to re-experience its trials next month, Nintendo Switch owners unfortunately will have to wait a little bit longer.

Publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced today that the Nintendo Switch version of Dark Souls Remastered has been delayed from its originally-intended release of May 25th, 2018 to “later this summer,” alongside the upcoming Solaire of Astora amiibo that will coincide with its release.

Regarding the delay, Bandai Namco stated that “the new release timing gives the development team the time needed to make sure Nintendo Switch players can fully appreciate the true DARK SOULS experience anytime and anywhere, thanks to the unique portable nature of the Nintendo Switch console.”

Bandai Namco also stated that the PS4, Xbox One, and PC versions’ release will be unaffected by the delay and will still release next month as planned, with the delay specifically for the Switch version.

Dark Souls Remastered will release for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on May 25th, 2018, while the Nintendo Switch version will release sometime later this summer. There’s still time to pre-order the game ahead of its release, which you can pick up from Amazon.

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Ryan Meitzler

Ryan is the Editor-in-Chief at DualShockers and has been a lover of games as long as he can remember. He holds a BA in English and Cinema and lives in New York City.

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