The Dark Souls 2 Community will bring the annual Return to Drangleic replay event earlier than scheduled starting in 2022.
Kodoani.com – Community Dark Souls is a surprisingly tight-knit group of video game players, drawing together through their own shared experiences. However, there is a black sheep in the game library like From Software’s Soul. Dark Souls 2, which was not directed by Hidetaka Miyazaki like other From Souls games, was much more heavily criticized. And so, Dark Souls 2 there’s also a more dedicated fan base, one that is once again gearing up for the annual Return to Drangleic replay event.
Return to Dragon, as the name implies, is an opportunity for fans of From Software games, Dark Souls, or anyone curious to join the community, joining the flood of players all playing Dark Souls 2 at the same time. at the time. It’s been hosted by the Dark Souls 2 fandom every year since 2017, originally aiming to create the same positive multiplayer experience as it was when it first launched in 2013. Return to Drangleic will return in 2022, but its schedule will be different than usual.
For the past few years, Return to Drangleic has kicked off in late February. However, that will change in 2022. The team of community members running the event have changed the Return to Drangleic start date to January 16. The event will still run as usual, around 16 day. The event will officially end on January 16.
As for why the Return to Drangleic team decided to move the event up a month and a half earlier than planned, From Software fans already know the answer. From the next game, Elden Ring, officially launches on February 25. Moving Return to Drangleic to mid-January will allow everyone who wants to play Dark Souls 2 with the community a lot of time to participate. It will also allow plenty of time afterward for players who may not have enough time to finish within the 15-day timeframe.
Everything else about Return to Drangleic will be as expected. Dark Souls 2 players are encouraged to create a new character to play with in the game. Players are also encouraged to participate in as much co-op and PvP as possible. After entering the game, the player should post a message that says “Don’t give up the skeleton!” by the Majula bonfire, if only to share a message of camaraderie with other players.
Dark Souls 2 may not be a favorite among even From Software’s biggest fans, but the community of fans of titles like Souls still honors it once a year. For fans both new and old, those worried about the Elden Ring, and those who want to try Dark Souls 2 for the first time, it’s a rare and very exciting opportunity.
Dark Souls 2 is out now on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.