The Dark Souls II PlayStation 3 closed beta test will begin on October 12 in North America, Europe, and Australasia, Namco Bandai has announced.
A closed beta registration ticket has been made available on the PlayStation Store. Players who qualify will receive a product code to download the beta.
Following the initial wave on October 12, a second wave of beta participants will be accepted on October 27.
Dark Souls II is due out for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC in March 2014.