Skip to main content
  1. Tech
  2. Games
  3. Consoles

‘Dark Souls 2’ 1.02 patch release date, fixes and more revealed

See also

The first details have been revealed regarding the 1.02 patch for the recently-released multiplatform video game, “Dark Souls 2.” According to a report from Gameranx on March 17, the new title update is now available in the Japanese region for the PS3. From Software has not yet revealed when the same patch will be released for the Xbox 360 and in western countries.

More Photos

The title update apparently fixes one of the online elements in the open-world action role-playing game. Players were getting error messages when trying to summon others while connected to the internet. The “Souls” series feature a somewhat unique cooperative system in which you can bring other users into your world to help you for a limited amount of time by activating signs placed on the ground.

For “Dark Souls 2,” From Software decided to use dedicated server support in order to improve over the peer-to-peer connections from the previous installment. However, it appears that the sequel is suffering from launch issues when it comes to online multiplayer.

“Dark Souls 2” came out for the aforesaid PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles on March 11. The multiplayer problems should, hopefully, be resolved by the time the PC version of the same title is released on April 25. You can find some screenshots from the recently-released multiplatform software product with the slideshow to the left of this article.

You can order the product from Amazon in the following link: “Dark Souls 2.”

Advertisement

Don't Miss

  • Unity
    'Assassin's Creed Unity' preview: Ubisoft comes home to its urban origins
    Games Preview
  • Smart vending machine
    This smart vending machine will recommend drinks for you based on your gender and age
    Video
    Tech Buzz
  • Destiny
    The 'Destiny' beta: 7 things we absolutely love about Bungie's new franchise
    Games Feature
  • Wi-Fi
    Find out how to stretch your Wi-Fi signal where it has never gone before
    Tech Tips
  • Unity Exclusive
    'Assassin's Creed Unity' exclusive: Tell the world, 'I'm coming home'
    Games Interview
  • Gamer ghost
    Gamer finds and plays with ghost of deceased father on a classic game
    Video
    Headlines