Dark Souls 2 screens introduce new characters, items and locations

Friday, 17 January 2014 00:48 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Dark Souls 2 has spewed forth a batch of lovely new screenshots, with loads of interesting new details to puzzle over.

Namco Bandai sent along the following descriptions of what you’ll see in the screens below:

New characters:

  • Three old ladies and the Housekeeper: Milibeth.
  • Emerald Herald, the mysterious lady.
  • One of the few Drangleic survivors who wanders endlessly with his furniture on his back: Merchant Hag Melentia.
  • A cursed lost undead blacksmith: Blacksmith Lenigrast.
  • Maughlin the Armourer, a Merchant from the West.
  • A cursed Knight from Mirrah: Lucatiel of Mirrah.
  • An apostle called blue knight: Blue Sentinel Targray.

New items, features and places:

  • The Deep Pit, a complicated three dimensional map.
  • An Iron-Barred Gondola that will lead the player to new adventures.
  • Majula, a place at the extremity of Drangleic.
  • A Human Effigy, an item that could save more than one life.

Cor. Dark Souls 2 is coming to PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in March. Unfortunately, ports to PS4 and Xbox One aren’t on the cards.