Want to see Dark Souls on PC? Although
far from official, a Namco Bandai staff member indicated a PC version
could have a shot at happening if fans can produce a petition proving
there's an actual demand for the port.
to requests for a PC adaptation of From Software's punishing action
role-playing game in Namco Bandai's forums, an administrator by the
name of Shoupinou told one fan a show of community support may
actually make a difference, writing, “There
is always possibilities to have games adapted on PC and the good news
is that Dark Souls is not a 100% typical console game so the
adaptation is possible. Now to make things happen, let's say the
demand has to be properly done. someone to make a successful
Paper, Shotgun recently responded to the challenge by setting up its
own online petition, which at time of publishing has ballooned to
over over 47K signatures. Unfortunately, Namco has caught wind of
Shoupinou's suggestion and is calling the possibility of a PC port
nothing more than a “rumor” for now.
or not the petitioning goes anywhere is anyone's guess, but at least
Namco Bandai has shown it's listening. That said, if you're still determined
to get your ass handed to you on PC, it can't hurt to sign on the virtual line.