Bandai Namco and From Software announced today that the network test for the Switch version of Dark Souls Remastered will start on September 21 and ends at September 23.
To participate in this limited time network test, Switch owners can download the client on the Nintendo eShop, which is available now for download. Make sure you have at least 1GB of space available.
In the network test, Switch owners will be able to test out the first area of the game, which is the Undead Parish. Both single-player and multiplayer content will be available in this network test.
Here’s the complete schedule of the network test:
- September 21 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. PT
- September 22 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. PT
- September 23 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. PT
- September 21 from 19:00 to 23:00 CEST
- September 22 from 19:00 to 23:00 CEST
- September 23 from 19:00 to 23:00 CEST
- September 21 from 18:00 to 22:00 JST
- September 22 from 18:00 to 22:00 JST
- September 23 from 18:00 to 22:00 JST
Here’s a brief overview of the game, via Bandai Namco:
DARK SOULS: REMASTERED is full of trials, extreme battle, diverse weaponry and magic. Players can customise their character to exactly suit their desired gameplay, should it be a heavy armored merciless warrior or a frail but mighty sorcerer. The Nintendo Switch version of DARK SOULS: REMASTERED will allow players to face those challenges head-on everywhere! Switch players will be able to explore Lordran prior to release with the online network test. More information will be available soon.
Feature of Nintendo Switch version:
Resolution: TV mode : 1080p / Portable mode : 720p
Frame rate: 30fps
Online compatible players: 1～6
Online system: Specific game server
Dark Souls Remastered for Nintendo Switch will launch on October 19 alongside the Solaire of Astora’s ‘Praise the Sun’ Amiibo.
For those who have a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, the game is available now. Check back with us near the release date for our coverage of the Switch version of Dark Souls Remastered.