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http://www.dsogaming.com/news/dark-souls-2-official-pc-release-date-announced/
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Namco Bandai and From Software have just announced that the PC version of Dark Souls 2 will be coming on April 25th. According to the publisher, the PC & Steam version of Dark Souls 2 will benefit from PC capabilities with increased texture resolution and an enhanced frame rate option. On top of that, From Software have been working to perfectly adapt the game for a mouse & keyboard combo.

On the plus side, I like that we're getting a version of Dark Soul that hopefully isn't completely broken like the last one.

But them using "Perfect keyboard and mouse controls" as a selling point worries me. wth.gif
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I am prepared to die, curse, slam my keyboard and throw my mouse in anger as I play through another entry in what is emerging to be one of the best game series I've ever played!

Praise the Sun!!! \o/
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I still haven't gotten around to playing the original on my backlog mad.gif
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Hmmmmmm, PS3 at launch or PC a month and a half later... decisions, decisions. That m+kb point has me hoping to god the game has ps4/360 support out of the box, something tells me you don't want to be stuck with the keyboard on this one.
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:[ Oh well the PS3 version will have to hold me over until then.
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pre-ordered already

PS3 version is already leaked in the local store near my house
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Hmmmmmm, PS3 at launch or PC a month and a half later... decisions, decisions. That m+kb point has me hoping to god the game has ps4/360 support out of the box, something tells me you don't want to be stuck with the keyboard on this one.

I played Dark Souls with KB&M just fine, after DSMouse fix of course and a good quality (to me at least) Logitech G700 Mouse and sensitivity dropped to the floor.

People will always ask "how do you play that way" Well, you have to understand, I've always played that way, from near the beginning. Gamepad's didn't exist on the CoCo, 8088, C64, Tandy EX, etc. You just get used to it and then it becomes second nature. For me it's the reverse. How do you play with a gamepad?
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guess i'm prepared to respawn a thousand times..ahahahahaha..dark souls was awesome..but then again it was freaking hard..lols
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http://www.dsogaming.com/news/dark-souls-2-official-pc-release-date-announced/
On the plus side, I like that we're getting a version of Dark Soul that hopefully isn't completely broken like the last one.

But them using "Perfect keyboard and mouse controls" as a selling point worries me. wth.gif

Well controls are a very big part of the game and seeing how completely unplayable the first one was on mouse/KB I can see why they want to stress the fact that this time around the PC version will have an control scheme and UI that works on mouse/KB.

It will be interesting to see how well they managed to get it done. Even if the mouse/KB support is good I'm suspecting its still better played with an pad. But really that's an none issue IMO. Anyone having the mentality that mouse/KB is the only way to play games on PC is full of it. PC gamers have always used secondary controllers be it pads, wheels, joystick or whatever. Some games just lend them selves naturally to one control type over another.
    
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I played Dark Souls with KB&M just fine, after DSMouse fix of course and a good quality (to me at least) Logitech G700 Mouse and sensitivity dropped to the floor.

People will always ask "how do you play that way" Well, you have to understand, I've always played that way, from near the beginning. Gamepad's didn't exist on the CoCo, 8088, C64, Tandy EX, etc. You just get used to it and then it becomes second nature. For me it's the reverse. How do you play with a gamepad?

 

Same here. I'm on my third playthrough. :)

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