Dark Souls III will be a bigger hit if Dark Souls II keeps the difficulty

#1RykoLibrePosted 12/8/2012 11:31:16 AM
Dark Souls II will be a huge hit. A mega hit. This will be the game that makes the Souls series mainstream (for better or for worse). The developers surely know this and Dark Souls II is destined to sell like hot cakes. However, if the developers were to decrease the difficulty they will destroy the hardcore appeal to the series. Hardcore gamers carry with them majority of the hype. I truly feel that if they release an easier Souls game with Dark Souls II, the series will hit its climax in terms of sales, and only continue to drop from there. However, if they were to maintain the difficulty or even increase it a tad, they will have a very long lasting profitable franchise.

Thoughts?
#2YoozayPosted 12/8/2012 12:12:29 PM
I agree 100%, keep the difficulty or turn it up a notch, we're all happy campers.
#3OohehePosted 12/8/2012 12:22:04 PM
petition!!!
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#4params7Posted 12/8/2012 2:17:35 PM
Yeah DS2 will be a blockbuster guaranteed, but it will also determine the future of the series. If its casual in any way whatsoever, I hope people don't buy the game.
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#5Edwin LimPosted 12/8/2012 2:22:00 PM
Am I the only one who find Dark Souls not that difficult?
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#6DevirukiPosted 12/8/2012 2:26:22 PM
Oohehe posted...
petition!!!


No need, they already said they weren't going to decrease the difficulty.
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#7Luminis88Posted 12/8/2012 2:26:55 PM
Edwin Lim posted...
Am I the only one who find Dark Souls not that difficult?

It isn't very difficult once you understand how it works. If you resorted to gather information from outside sources, such as wikis or forums, the game becomes very managable.

Getting to that point, however, is where the difficulty is.
#8CocoDollfacePosted 12/8/2012 3:11:35 PM
They've said it plenty of times in all the DkSII press so far that it will retain the difficulty and darkness of the previous games.