Four Years In, the Quest to Uncover the "Real" Version of 'Dark Souls II'


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Every game holds secrets, but only a handful maintain the attention of fans for years after release. Shadow of the Colossus is one of the more famous examples, but every entry in FromSoftware’s Souls series, from Demon’s Souls to Bloodborne, has digital excavators who continue to mine code for what it might be hiding. Dark Souls II is especially guilty of this because of the game’s rocky development, where the game was rebooted midway through, prompting fans to continue digging around for evidence of what the game might have been.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article/7xqp3q/four-years-in-the-quest-to-uncover-the-real-version-of-dark-souls-ii