‘Dark Souls 3’ DLC ‘Ashes of Ariandel’ Release Date, News & Update: Launch Details Revealed; New Features, Gameplay Details Unveiled

By Tim Armstrong , Updated Oct 05, 2016 08:35 AM EDT
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Video game fans are pretty excited following an announcement from game developer From Software and publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment that "Dark Souls 3" DLC "Ashes of Ariandel" will finally come out on Oct. 25. According to the team who are working on the game's first downloadable content, the new expansion will feature several exciting additions to the action role-playing video game including new weapons, bosses and a lot more. Although both companies have yet to provide concrete details with regard to the new additions, several pieces of information have recently emerged that could give fans an idea on what to expect once the DLC arrives.

As of now, players are already anticipating new ammunitions they could use during their battle against the new bosses brought by the new "Dark Souls 3" DLC "Ashes of Ariandel." It was previously revealed by the game director that there will be two different boss fights in the game once players download the new expansion. According to the report, the pair of bosses will be called Gravetender and Greatwolf; however, neither From Software nor Bandai Namco Entertainment has confirmed the claim.

The president of From Software and game director Hidetaka Miyazaki recently said during an interview that "Dark Souls 3" DLC "Ashes of Ariandel" is both mysterious and unique. He explained that their goal is give a "gothic flavor" to the game, which will be passed on to the title's second expansion. As of the moment, Miyazaki and the rest of the company have yet to provide the details of the sophomore DLC.

Meanwhile, speculations are strong suggesting that the third installment of the popular video game could be the last for the series. Although nothing is set on stone yet, many fans are hoping that the game developer will consider another title or more DLC packs to be released in the future. As of the moment, players will have to enjoy the new "Dark Souls 3" DLC "Ashes of Ariandel," which rolls out on Oct. 25.

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