Dark Souls video games on Steam listed as single-player solely – are the multiplayer servers by no means coming again?

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Back in January, Bandai Namco elected to close down the multiplayer servers for all of the Dark Souls video games on Steam as a result of safety considerations and hacking exploits. The assumption was that the servers would return as soon as these points have been resolved and it will be secure once more. However, Bandai Namco has been utterly quiet about its progress on the state of affairs, and now some are apprehensive that the servers aren’t coming again in any respect.

As noticed by The OuterHaven, the Dark Souls video games’ listings on Steam have been up to date and not point out on-line co-op or on-line PvP within the classes part. This applies to Dark Souls Remastered, Dark Souls 2, and Dark Souls 3, which at the moment are categorised as single-player solely titles. However, their descriptions nonetheless make point out of on-line performance.

It’s attainable that that is solely a brief measure till the servers are up and working once more. With on-line multiplayer not attainable in the intervening time, maybe Bandai Namco desires to keep away from falsely promoting to potential new gamers. However, Bandai Namco’s full lack of communication with gamers means it’s tough to inform what it’s pondering.

The firm may presumably be contemplating to not hassle sustaining the Dark Souls servers anymore and disable them completely, particularly with Elden Ring being the brand new hotness in the intervening time. Although this is able to most actually end in a backlash from gamers. For the time being, the servers for the console variations of the video games proceed to function.