Dark Souls III ‘Ashes of Ariandel’ DLC launches October 25

Second expansion due out in early 2017.

Dark Souls III

Bandai Namco has officially announced Dark Souls III‘s first of two downloadable expansions, “Ashes of Ariandel,” will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on October 25. It will cost 14.99. A season pass including the second expansion, which is due out in early 2017, will cost $24.99.

Here’s an overview of the first expansion, via Bandai Namco:

Return to the world of Dark Souls III and uncover a terrible secret that lies within the frozen land of Ariandel. Players will find themselves steeped in a brand new environment filled with terrifying new enemies, challenges, and exciting lore to expand the overarching Dark Souls III storyline.

Players are tasked to enter the land of Ariandel and defeat the evil within to 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, armor sets, and magic for players to discover and experiment with, as well as new features for the game’s wildly popular competitive multiplayer mode.

Watch the trailer below. View the first screenshots at the gallery.

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