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Bloodborne demo defeats players at PAX Prime, TGS

Recent public playtests indicate that From Software's Dark Souls series successor Bloodborne is shaping up to be just as difficult as its predecessors, DualShockers reports.

During Tokyo Game Show last week, producer Masaaki Yamagiwa and marketer Yasuhiro Kitao revealed that less than one percent of players at PAX Prime were able to complete the Bloodborne demo. Only 20 out of approximately 3,500 players were able to kill the Cleric Beast boss and complete the quest at PAX Prime. Around 40 out of 1,250 attempts at TGS were successful.

Dark Souls fans who thrive on challenge may take these results as a positive sign, as the series has traditionally focused on gameplay that require patience, preparation, and a willingness to learn through failure. Bloodborne launches exclusively for the PlayStation 4 on February 6, 2015.

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