Dark Souls III Release Date and Special Editions Announced

Posted on December 4, 2015 by
Dark Souls III Release Date and Special Editions Announced

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America, Inc. has recently announced the release date of Dark Souls III, as well as information on two special editions of the game. Dark Souls III will be released on April 12, 2016, and it will have a Day One Edition and a Collector's Edition.



The endless cycles of Light and Dark has left the world in ruin. The land is littered with ashen wastelands and ravaged kingdoms. The primordial Darkness is gaining power and going out of control. The Stone Dragons from before the time of Fire have started reappearing. Finally, someone or something is bringing back the fallen Lords of Cinder from ages past. It is up to the players to fight their way through powerful enemies to discover the truth of what is going on.

The Day One Edition of Dark Souls III will cost $59.99 and will contain:


  • The Dark Souls III software.

  • A Prima Starter Guide.

  • The official Dark Souls III Soundtrack.

  • Exclusive O-Sleeve packaging.


The Collector's Edition will cost $129.99 and will contain:

  • The Dark Souls III software.

  • A Prima Starter Guide.

  • The official Dark Souls III
  • An official art book.

  • A cloth game map.

  • A 10" Red Knight Statue.

  • A Collector's Box.


The Day One and Collector's Edition are exclusive to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of the game. They will be available at participating retailers while supplies last.