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‘Dark Souls 2’ PC multiplayer servers are back online after a nine-month outage

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players will be able to team up again and compete against each other on PC after the servers are reactivated. The studio and publisher have disabled the online components for all Dark Souls games on PC to address a security issue that allowed hijackers to take over players’ systems. Nine months later, From and Bandai Namco restored online features for the DirectX 11 version of Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin. The company said it will reactivate the servers for the DirectX 9 version at a later date.

On the other hand, don’t expect to see the online modes of the Dark Souls: Prepare to Die edition again on PC. “We have determined that we cannot support online services for the PC version of Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition released in 2012 due to an outdated system,” on the Dark Souls Twitter account, as spotted by , is reading. “We apologize for the long wait and ask for your understanding in this matter.” That being said, to bring back co-op and player-vs-player modes for 2018 Dark Souls Remastered on PC, but there’s no timeline for that yet.

As regards , From and Bandai Namco restored the servers in August. They were originally intended to revive online services for all Dark Souls games by the time they came out in February, but in their efforts to meet that deadline.

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