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'Bloodborne' developer could be working on 'Dark Souls 2' for PS4 and Xbox One

Photo courtesy of Sony Computer Entertainment, used with permission

From Software may be working on another next-generation title aside from the PS4 exclusive game, "Bloodborne." According to a report from Gen Game on July 11, Tesco listed that "Dark Souls 2" will be ported to the PS4 and Xbox One. The two versions were posted with a placeholder release date of Dec. 31, 2014.

"Dark Souls 2" was released on March 11 for the PS3 and Xbox 360 current-generation consoles while the PC port came out six weeks later on April 25. Similar to the previous "Souls" games, the sequel got favorable reviews. Despite strong interests from fans about a potential next-generation version, Form Software previously stated they had no initial plans to port the video game to the PS4 and Xbox One. Based on the retailer listing, however, it appears that the company may have changed their stance.

At E3 2014, Sony Computer Entertainment confirmed that "Bloodborne" is coming exclusively to the PS4. The publisher's Japan Studio will be collaborating with From Software on the project. The new intellectual property is being directed by Hidetaka Miyazaki, the director of "Demon's Souls" as well as the first "Dark Souls."

"Bloodborne" features some changes to the core elements found in the previous games. The combat should flow much better due to the more aggressive enemies and the lack of a shield option. The visual also got a big jump due to the extra hardware provided from the PS4 next-generation system.

The new intellectual property was confirmed at Electronic Entertainment Expo to come out during the early months of next year. From Software could take advantage of the hype of the upcoming title by releasing "Dark Souls 2" on the PS4 and Xbox One beforehand. Several members from the development teams are still working on three upcoming DLC packs for sequel. A "Bloodborne" screenshot from the official Facebook page of Sony Computer Entertainment can be seen near the top of this article.