Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin Launch Trailer Journeys Into a New Darkness

April 2, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

To celebrate its release today in Europe and on Tuesday, April 7 in North America, Bandai Namco brought out the launch trailer for Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin today.

On PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and DirectX11 PCs, Scholar of the First Sin includes updated graphics and performance, new enemy placement, the new Forlorn invader, increased online multiplayer count, and additional gameplay enhancements. As well, all three pieces of Dark Souls 2 DLC (Crown of the Sunken King, Crown of the Old Iron King, and Crown of the Ivory King) are bundled in, along with new story elements and a new NPC found in the latest content update for Dark Souls 2.

On PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and DirectX 9 PCs, Scholar of the First Sin includes all three Dark Souls 2 DLC packs, as well as a new content update for current owners.

Bandai Namco talked about this new edition of Dark Souls 2:

With Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin, our Dark Souls franchise jumps to the latest generation of consoles. With upgraded graphics, new enemy locations, new NPCs and other enhancements; this is the perfect time to get into the Dark Souls universe and experience the uniqueness and depth of this acclaimed series.

In the United States, Scholar of the First Sin costs $59.99 on PS4/Xbox One and $39.99 on PS3/Xbox 360.

Will you be buying Scholar of the First Sin? Or are you too busy with Bloodborne?