E3 2015: Dark Souls 3 Officially Announced For PS4, Xbox One And PC

By Mike Sousa on June 15, 2015, 3:16PM EDT

Although Namco Bandai had confirmed the existence of the game a bit ahead of time, the official announcement took place during Microsoft's press conference. The game was officially announced for PS4, Xbox One and PC.

After skipping Dark Souls 2 to work on Bloodborne, series creator Hidetaka Miyazaki is now back to direct the development of the game that will take players "across a wide variety of locations in an interconnected world of unrelenting challenge and deep RPG gameplay as they search for a way to survive the coming apocalypse". Dark Souls 3 might also be the last title in the franchise, as Namco Bandai describes it as the "final episode".

"The DARK SOULS brand became a phenomenon thanks to amazing work from our dear partners FromSoftware and our very own BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment teams," said Namco Bandai. "But above all, we are blessed to have such a supportive and loving community, and we are happy to dedicate this final episode to them!"

Dark Souls 3 launches in early 2016.

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