A listing for the Dark Souls 3 Network Stress Test Ver. has poped up on the PlayStation Store shopping website. The product is exclusive to PlayStation Plus members and will require 2.9 GB of free space on the HDD of the PlayStation 4.
The product description revealed that the stress test is for the online servers in addition to the balancing and tuning of the multiplayer gameplay. You can check out the product description from the listing below:
This is the DARK SOULS III Network Stress Test. Our intent for the network testing is to have players play and test a portion of the game prior to its official release. By carrying out large scope network stress testing, we hope to better prepare for the game’s online system functionality.
Our aim is for improved game play experiences based on this test, and the part taking of this test play will be for free. We really appreciate the support and assistance provided.
[Main testing features]
- Server stress tests
- Multiplayer game play tests
- Improvements towards game balancing/tuning
The final version of Dark Souls 3 will be released for the PlayStation 4, as well as the Xbox One and PC, in April of 2016. If you haven’t done so already, you can preorder the third mainline Dark Souls game with this link from Amazon.