‘Dark Souls 3’ DLC Release Date, News & Updates: Ashes Of Ariandel Introduces New Map, Weapons, Armor Sets, PvP Arena; More Details!

By Mark Jason Alcala , Updated Oct 24, 2016 09:51 AM EDT

The new "Dark Souls 3" DLC release date will finally arrive tomorrow. A host of exciting new features will be introduced when the Ashes of Ariendal DLC release date arrives which include new weapons, shield, spells, dedicated PvP map and more.

Early 'Dark Souls 3' Ashes Of Ariandel DLC Download For Xbox One

While the "Dark Souls 3" Ashes of Ariandel DLC release date is slated to arrive tomorrow, October 25, many players were last Friday when they can already download the DLC, reports EuroGamer. As widely reported, the download works just fine for owners of the Xbox One console who have the season pass.

Gamers who tried the download first received an 850MB update file. This was then followed by the actual "Dark Souls 3" Ashes of Ariandel DLC which is 1.5BGB in size.

'Dark Souls 3' DLC Patch Adjusts Poise Stats

It was previously reported that "Dark Souls 3" developer Bandai Namco released an update set to make adjustments to the game prior to the arrival of the "Ashes of Ariandel" DLC. Aside from the bug fixes in contains, the update patch will address one of the most least understood stats in the game - the poise stat, reports Polygon.

The poise stat as defined in the game is the resistance to stun. However, the poise stat in "Dark Souls 3" did not work in the same way it did in previous games leading some players to conclude that it might have been deactivated. The patch is said to fix or adjust the stat as well as its effects.

'Dark Souls 3' Ashes of Ariandel DLC Details

Players will have access to the Painted World of Ariandel with the arrival of the "Dark Souls 3" Ashes of Ariandel DLC release date. There, players can then start on the numerous quests that await.

Aside from the quests in the new map, a host of new "Dark Souls 3" equipments will be unlocked for the players as well. The new weapons include Valorheart, Onyx Blade, Crow Quills, Millwood Battle Axe, Earth Seeker, Quakestone Hammer, Crow Talons, Follower Javelin, Friede's Great Scythe, Milwood Greatbow, Follower Torch, Pyromancer's Parting Flame, Rose of Ariandel and Follower Sabre.

There are also five new "Dark Souls 3" armor sets that will be unlocked. These are the Follower, Millwood, Slave, Vilhelm and Ordained sets. The Ashes of Ariandel DLC will likewise make available four spells namely; Frozen Weapon, Snap Freeze, Floating Chaos and the Way of White Corona.

In addition, the "Dark Souls 3" DLC will introduce a new area dedicated for PvP matches. Called the Hollow Arena, players can arranged for a one on one match or a free for all.

The "Dark Souls 3" Ashes of Ariandel DLC release date is slated tomorrow, October 25, 2016. Stay tuned to GamenGuide for additional news and updates.


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