Dark Souls II’s Final Network Test Starts On October 27

By Spencer . October 21, 2013 . 1:48am

darks2FromSoftware is running one more network test in Japan, which means some lucky warriors will get to play Dark Souls II before the game’s launch. The Dark Souls II beta test has three goals: test server load, test multiplayer with a large number of players, and test game balance.


The network test kicks off on October 27 and the beta page says it will be worldwide. If you have a Japan region PSN account you can register for a beta ticket, which gives you a chance to join the beta.

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  • So need to get in this beta.

  • Marcus

    It’s actually a worldwide beta. Players from NA and EU are also able to take part. Anyone who was in the previous round and has downloaded the client is already in. Others will need to get a code when they send out the next round.

    Not sure when / how that will go down, but I’d keep an eye on the DkS2 Facebook page for info.


    • Jaeger Knighty

      How do I increase my chances? I mean, I downloaded the ticket a good time before hand, but did not get in to the first… I guess what I’m really asking is, do I have to sign up again or do I have to wait and see if I make it this time?

  • Kornelious

    I NEED to get into this Beta. I got the code last time but I was to late :( I hope I’ll get the invitation a second time…

    • Atmey

      I think you can use the same key, that what I’ve been told when I played the first beta.
      Just make sure you download and install the game and the update before hand, PSN was absolutely slow that day took around 6 hours to download 2 GB on 30 mbps.

      • Kornelious

        Unfortunately no….But If it’s basically sending out the same invitations but with a smaller limitation, then I just have to keep my eye out :)

        • Atmey

          It says “join” not apply again. Try the same key, what do you have to lose?

          • Kornelious

            I did try the key again, it didn’t work :(

            Maybe it can’t be activated again yet.

          • Kornelious

            Woohoo! I got it!

  • Will John

    Got the key and missed the beta too, but from what the message said it was only for like 2 hours? it would have taken be at least 5 hours to download that game lol

    • Zeik56

      It was a pretty small download from what I remember. It wasn’t the whole game.

  • Areuto

    Why hasn’t owning a 360 done me a single favour?

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