Dark Souls 3 has been in the works for two years

By Brenna Hillier, Thursday, 18 June 2015 03:13 GMT

The Bloodborne team is not responsible for Dark Souls 3.


Dark Souls 3 caught us by surprise. Oh, not the inevitable sequel, but word that Hidetaka Miyazaki would be leading the project. Surely it follows a bit too closely on Bloodborne’s heels…?

As it turns out out, Miyazaki worked on both Bloodborne and Dark Souls 3 simultaneously, but the rest of the Dark Souls 3 development team didn’t.

Speaking to VideoGamer, Miyazaki confirmed that Dark Souls 3 has been in the works for two years with a separate team.

“None of the Bloodborne team members joined the Dark Souls 3 development team,” he said.

This isn’t super surprising; FromSoftware is a big studio, and more than capable of fronting multiple teams. Moreover, Bloodborne was developed in collaboration with SCE Studio Japan.

In otherSouls 3 news, Miyazaki has confirmed that Dark Souls 3 is not the end of the series and that design wise it will be closer to Dark Souls 2 than Bloodborne or the original Dark Souls.

Dark Souls 3 is coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One in early 2016.

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