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[GameSpot] Dark Souls PC Port Was 'Half-Assed' Says Director

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"A lot of it was not very well done, sort of half-assed," Tanimura said.

The PC version of Dark Souls shipped some ten months after the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 iterations. This won't happen with the sequel, as all Dark Souls II versions are slated to launch simultaneously.

"Yes, we will definitely put more priority on the PC. Last time, we started working on PC after the console version was complete," Tanimura added. "This time, because we are considering the PC from the beginning, you can be sure there will be more care put into PC development."

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Wow, 300,000 digital copies sold on PC. Whether it was the petition or not, PC gamers put their money where their mouth was, and are getting better treatment for the sequel. Good stuff, glad this series found a home on PC. biggrin.gif
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Nice find. I was hoping to hear some news about the PC version in the video interview but nothing was said. This definitely puts me at ease.
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It's okay. DSFix is all you need....
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Hopefully more Asian developers move their stuff to PC smile.gif
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The one game I buy a year will be Dark Souls II, this is certain, this news just makes me feel even better about it smile.gif
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We actually needed confirmation of Dark Souls being an awful port? biggrin.gif

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A lot of people were thinking about not buying dark souls since it was a crappy port... I'm glad they decided to get it anyways. Now Dks II will get some real attention on PC.
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DS is my favorite game ever but without DSfix it would have sucked to play it at its 720p buffer. Thank god for DSfix, DS mouse fix and now the new connection fix ( also love all the re-textures ). I cant wait for DS 2.
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No poo that Darksouls PC port was half-assed. Not even bothering to hide the mouse cursor when the game is running is saying something not to mention the fixed resolution/FPS and blur filter "AA". Well thankfully the DSFix came out almost immediately and allowed PC gamers to enjoy what is otherwise an excellent game. Now do the PC DS2 version properly and see the copies fly off the shelves.
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Excellent news. thumb.gif
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