Namco Bandai have officially confirmed that Dark Souls, spiritual successor to the vastly successful PlayStation 3 exclusive Demon’s Souls, will be released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on October 7th across Europe, and October 4th across North America. Set in a rich, dark fantasy universe, Dark Souls features tense dungeon crawling, fearsome enemy encounters and ground-breaking online features which combine for a truly unique RPG experience.

The limited edition bundle of Dark Souls, which includes a limited edition art book, a strategy guide, behind-the-scenes videos, and the game soundtrack, is already available to pre-order at a number of online retailers. You can pre-order the bundle from for only £39.91 here.