Bandai Namco has announced Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel, the first of two downloadable expansions to Dark Souls III for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. Return to the world of Dark Souls III and uncover a terrible secret that lies within an unnamed frozen land. Players will find themselves steeped in a brand new environment filled with terrifying new enemies, challenges, and exciting lore to fill out the overarching Dark Souls III storyline.
Players are tasked to enter this new world and defeat the evil within and uncover the mystery of what has caused the land to become defiled. In addition to adding a new environment to Dark Souls III, the Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel expansion will also include new weapons, armour sets, and magic for players to discover and experiment with, as well as new features for the game’s wildly popular competitive multiplayer mode.
Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel will be available for download on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam on October 25, 2016. A season pass for Dark Souls III, includes Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel and a second expansion expected to be released in early 2017, is available to purchase for all versions of the game.