Dark Souls III DLC Ashes of Ariandel Expands on Lore

Dark Souls 3 first DLC is announced as Ashes of Ariandel that features a new area, boss, and items.

Dark Souls III is set to receive its first DLC on October 25, 2016 on all platforms. Titled Ashes of Ariandel, the DLC is priced at $14.99. Because it's included in the season pass, along with one more unannounced DLC to be released in 2017, you can receive both expansions for $24.99.

Taking place in the new frozen land of Ariandel, Ashes of Ariandel introduces new enemies, a new boss, and challenges specific to the new setting. The DLC also includes new magic, weapons, and armor sets to help players in the defiled environment. New lore is also included, expanding Dark Souls III's storyline and the overall storyline of the Dark Souls world.

Tasked with destroying the evil that has corrupted Ariandel, hours of content is what Ashes of Ariandel brings to Dark Souls III. Along with the single player content comes new features for competitive multiplayer. The expansion will be released on October 25, 2016

Will you be playing Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel when it comes out?


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Published Aug. 25th 2016

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