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'Dark Souls’ on Switch delayed until summer

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David Lumb, @OutOnALumb
April 17, 2018
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If you were all set to re-experience Dark Souls Remastered on Nintendo's flagship console, you'll have a bit longer to wait. Originally slated to come out on May 25th, the Switch port of the infamously difficult game -- as well as its paired amiibo -- have been delayed until later this summer. Lucky for everyone else, the remaster is coming out on-time for PC, PS4 and Xbox One owners.

Seems like the team needed more time to port the game to the Switch's unique mobile-console experience. "The new release timing gives the development team the time needed to make sure Nintendo Switch players can fully appreciate the true 'Dark Souls' experience anytime and anywhere, thanks to the unique portable nature of the Nintendo Switch console," Bandai Namco said in a press release, according to Variety. The company didn't specify when it

It's amazing that Nintendo welcomed the grim, violent game in the first place given its family-friendly branding. Dark Souls Remastered headlined January's Nintendo Direct and almost took the spotlight away from the Mario Tennis announcement.

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