Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Latest News

Dark Souls defeats the Games For Windows Live dragon at last

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Players of From Software's ever-popular fantasy action RPG Dark Souls can now opt to transfer the game's multiplayer functionality from the much-maligned Games For Windows Live over to Steamworks.

The optional update will let you keep both your save data and achievements, and the service is available from December 15 to February 16.

Dark Souls' Games for Windows Live migration delayed until December

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Dark Souls was intended to shed its much-maligned Games for Windows Live online functionality in favour of moving across to Steam this November, but the date's now been pushed back a month.

The news was revealed in a post on the game's Steam community page, with Bandai Namco promising to keep fans updated over the coming weeks.

Locked Steam achievements suggest Dark Souls is on the verge of ditching Games For Windows Live

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Dark Souls has taken the rotting dragon that is Games for Windows Live down to its final health bar, and is on the verge of moving entirely over to Steamworks.

From Software's title has a bunch of new Steam achievements (though they're locked right now), which suggests that the action RPG is about to make the final jump across to Valve's retail platform.

Dark Souls Producer Hidetaka Miyazaki appointed as new From Software President

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Good news for fans of the work of Dark Souls Producer Hidetaka Miyazaki, as he's been promoted to President of From Software by new company owners Kadokawa Games.

Former president Naotoshi Jin will apparently take on an advisory role at the company.

Dark Souls developer From Software reportedly bought out by Kadokawa Games

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Dark Souls 2 developer From Software has reportedly been purchased by major Japanese publisher Kadokawa Games. Gamebiz.jp is reporting that Kadokawa will acquire 80% of the company.

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