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Patches are changes to Dark Souls 2 (DKS2) and its mechanics that developers implement both before and after launch. Some patches tweak online connectivity, whilst others completely change the game's balance or add new content that is intended for DLC use. Below is a list of released Dark Souls 2 Patches.

 

DKS 2 Patches

Patches are specific and supposedly larger adjustments. Calibrations are server-side tweaks to game and its performance

Calibrations 2.02


See below for a full list of changes:
On Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Steam (DirectX 9), Steam (DirectX 11):
  • Fixed issue whereby weapon durability was decreased drastically when used on enemy corpses, friendly characters, etc. (Especially apparent for users running the game at 60 fps as the durability decrease rate was linked to the frame rate).
  • Fixed issue whereby actions requiring both button and stick controller input (Jump Attack, Guard Break) were not properly registering in-game.

On Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Steam (DirectX 11):
  • Fixed issue whereby summoning sign was displayed in Drangleic Castle and Throne of Want even though the player had defeated all bosses in the area.
  • Fixed issue whereby the moment of death replay for some blood stains weren’t being displayed online.
  • Fixed issue whereby client side may hang during the event movie for Laddersmith Gilligan in Earthen Peak.
  • Fixed issue whereby the Host may not be able to load their save data after stopping the game while waiting for matching to complete in online mode.

On Xbox One:
  • Fixed issue whereby game may quit suddenly if player pauses the system during online multiplayer.
  • Fixed issue whereby game may leave online multiplayer if the user pauses the system during online play then starts the game again.
  • Fixes issue whereby the game may hang if the user goes back and forth between different maps over and over again.
  • Fixed issue whereby the host may not return to normal offline play as intended when their network connection is cut off during online multiplayer.

On Steam (DirectX 9):
  • Fixed issue whereby, when playing online, it may appear that the player is sliding forward because the walking motion animation is not being displayed properly.

 


Patch 1.15


We want to thank you for your continued patronage and support of Dark Souls II! This message is to inform you of the changes coming in the next calibrations (1.15) update.

This update will be deployed at the following time -
4/1 2:00 AM PDT
4/1 5:00 AM EDT
4/1 10:00 AM CET
4/1 6:00 PM JST

See below for a full list of changes:

Weapons:


• Weapon “Thief Dagger” increase of the attack power

• Weapon “Broken Thief Sword” increase of the poise damage amount and decrease of the durability level.

• Weapon “Manikin Knife” addition of the bleeding effect

• Weapon “Royal Dirk” increase of the attack power of the counter attack, and the durability level

• Weapon “Red Rust Sword” increase of the poise damage amount, attack property changed to slash during the both-handed normal attack

• Weapon “Sun Sword” Menu display changed to “slash / thrust”

• Weapon “Drakekeeper’s Sword” increase of the durability level

• Weapon “Mail Breaker” increase of the damage amount at the fatal blow

• Weapon “Spider’s Silk” increase of the attack power of the counter attack

• Weapon “Espada Ropera” increase of the durability level

• Weapon “Manikin Sabre” addition of the bleeding effect

• Weapon “Melu Scimitar” increase of the durability level, increase of the necessary soul for repair

• Weapon “Washing Pole” attack property changed to thrust during one-hand strong attack, one-hand dash attack, both-handed dash attack

• Weapon “Chaos Blade”, “Blacksteel Katana” increase of the attack power of the counter attack

• Weapon “Thorned Greatsword”, “Moonlight Greatsword” increase of the durability level

• Weapon “Bluemoon Greatsword” decrease of the necessary soul for repair

• Weapon “Mirrah Greatsword” increase of the necessary skill level and the status correction value, decrease of the attack power and the durability level

• Weapon “Black Knight Greatsword” decrease of the necessary attunement

• Weapon “Old Knight Greatsword” decrease of the necessary strength, increase of the poise damage amount

• Weapon “Hand Axe”, “Battle Axe”, “Bandit Axe” increase of attack power

• Weapon “Infantry Axe” decrease of the necessary strength, the consumption of dexterity and stamina, and the durability level, increase of the poise damage amount

• Weapon “Gyrm Axe” increase of the durability level

• Weapon “Dragonslayer’s Crescent Axe” increase of the attack power of the counter attack

• Weapon “Butcher’s Knife” increase of the poise damage amount and the HP recovery amount during attack

• Weapon “Lion Greataxe” increase of the attack power

• Weapon “Giant Stone Axe” increase of the attack power and the poise damage amount

• Weapon “Gyrm Greataxe” increase of the attack power, the poise damage amount, and the durability level

• Weapon “Black Knight Greataxe” increase of the poise damage amount, decrease of the necessary attunement

• Weapon “Drakekeeper’s Greataxe” increase of the durability level, attack property changed to slash during both-handed strong attack

• Weapon “Morning Star” increase of the bleeding effect

• Weapon “Reinforced Club” increase of the attack power, decrease of the durability level

• Weapon “Handmaid’s Ladle” addition of the adaptation positive correction, increase of the attack power of the counter attack

• Weapon “Blacksmith’s Hammer” increase of the poise damage amount

• Weapon “Black Dragon Warpick” attack property changed to thrust

• Weapon “Aldia Hammer” attack property changed to thrust, increase of the necessary dexterity, and the status correction value

• Weapon “Pickaxe” attack property changed to thrust, increase of the attack power of the counter attack

• Weapon “Gyrm Great Hammer” increase of the attack power

• Weapon “Iron King Hammer” increase of the status correction value and the durability level

• Weapon “Malformed Skull” addition of the bleeding effect

• Weapon “Old Knight Hammer” increase of the poise damage amount

• Weapon “Drakekeeper’s Great Hammer” increase of the durability level

• Weapon “Sacred Chime Hammer” decrease of the stamina consumption amount

• Weapon “Spitfire Spear” increase of the durability level

• Weapon “Gargoyle Bident” increase of the necessary strength, status correction value, and the attack power of the counter attack, decrease of the necessary dexterity

• Weapon “Dragonslayer Spear” attack property changed to thrust during one-hand strong attack and both-handed strong attack

• Weapon “Heide Lance”, “Heide Greatlance”, “Chariot Lance” increase of the stamina consumption amount during dash attack

• Weapon “Grand Lance” increase of the stamina consumption amount and the durability level during dash attack

• Weapon “Great Scythe” increase of the attack power

• Weapon “Great Machete” increase of the attack power, decrease of the stamina consumption amount

• Weapon “Full Moon Sickle” increase of the attack power, the poise damage amount, and the durability level

• Weapon “Crescent Sickle” increase of the attack power and magic attack power

• Weapon “Scythe of Nahr Alma” increase of the attack power

• Weapon “Bone Scythe” increase of the attack power and , decrease the durability level and the status correction value

• Weapon “Scythe”, “Santier’s Spear” Menu display changed to “slash / thrust”

• Weapon “Mastodon Halberd” increase of the poise damage amount and the weight

• Weapon “Black Knight Halberd” increase of the Fire attack power, addition of the necessary faith

• Weapon “Old Knight Halberd”, “Knight Halberd”, “Old Knight Pike” increase of the poise damage amount, Menu display changed to “slash / thrust”

• Weapon “Drakekeeper’s Warpick” increase of the durability level

• Weapon “Claws” increase of bleeding attack power

• Weapon “Malformed Claws” increase of the attack power of the counter attack

• Weapon “Manikin Claws” addition of the bleeding effect

• Weapon “Whip” increase of the status correction value

• Weapon “Notched Whip” increase of the bleeding attack power and the status correction value

• Weapon “Bloodied Whip” increase of the attack power

• Weapon “Old Whip” decrease of the damage amount at the fatal blow

• Weapon “Olenford’s Staff” increase of the cast speed

• Weapon “Bell Keeper Bow” decrease of the attack power, the status correction value, the necessary strength, the necessary dexterity, and the weight

• Weapon “Smelter Sword”, “Drakewing Ultra Greatsword” attack property changed to thrust during both-handed strong attack

• Weapon “King’s Ultra Greatsword” increase of the poise damage amount, physical property damage reduction, dark property damage reduction and the durability level

• Weapon “Pursuer’s Ultra Greatsword” increase of the attack power of the counter attack

• Weapon “Drakekeeper’s Ultra Greatsword” increase of the durability level

• Weapon “Crypt Blacksword” increase of the physical property damage reduction

• Weapon “Black Knight Ultra Greatsword” increase of the fire attack power, addition of the necessary faith

• Weapon “Old Knight Ultra Greatsword” increase of the poise damage amount

• Weapon “Lost Sinner’s Sword” increase of the fire property damage reduction , attack property changed to thrust during both-handed rolling attack

• Weapon “Stone Twinblade” increase of the attack power of the counter attack

• Weapon “Twinblade” increase of the durability level

• Weapon “Benhart’s Parma” increase of the magic property damage reduction

• Weapon “Iron parma” increase of the reception ability

• Weapon “Llewellyn Shield” increase of the durability level

• Weapon “Drangleic Shield” increase of the magic property damage reduction

• Weapon “Shield of the Insolent” increase of the dark property damage reduction

• Weapon “Stone Parma” increase of the lightning and fire property damage reduction

• Weapon “Grand Spirit Tree Shield” increase of the fire and magic property damage reduction, decrease of the weight

• Weapon “Moon Butterfly Shield” increase of the physical property damage reduction, decrease of the weight

• Weapon “Slumbering Dragon Shield” increase of the physical, lightning, and cursing property damage reduction

• Weapon “Chaos Shield” increase of the physical, magic, lightning, and dark property damage reduction, decrease of the reception ability

• Weapon “Wooden Shield” increase of the magic and lightning property damage reduction and the reception ability

• Weapon “Drakekeeper’s Shield” increase of the durability level and the weight

• Weapon “Bone Shield” increase of the physical and magic property damage reduction

• Weapon “Drakekeeper’s Greatshield”, “Greatshield of Glory” increase of the durability level

• Weapon “Sunlight Parma” increase of the lightning and poison property damage reduction

• Weapon “Blossom Kite Shield” increase of the magic and poison property damage reduction

• Weapon “Wicked Eye Greatshield” increase of the physical property damage reduction

• Weapon “Bound Wooden Shield” Menu display changed to “Parry / Strike”

• Weapon “Transgressor’s Leather Shield” increase of the dark property damage reduction and weight

• Weapon “Vessel Shield” increase of the fire property damage reduction, decrease of the weight

• Weapon “Umbral Dagger” increase of the damage amount at the fatal blow

• Weapon “Retainer’s Short Sword” increase of the necessary attunement and the magic correction value, decrease of the necessary strength

• Weapon “Ice Rapier” increase of the attack power of the special attack during strong attack, decrease of the shot speed

• Weapon “Eleum Loyce” decrease of the necessary faith, increase of the durability value

• Weapon “Bewitched Alonne Sword” increase of the durability value, attack property changed to thrust during one-hand strong attack, one-hand dash attack, and both-handed dash attack

• Weapon “Drakeblood Greatsword” increase of the attack power and the attack power of the counter attack

• Weapon “Sanctum Mace” increase of the poison attack power

• Weapon “Yorgh’s Spear” increase of the durability level and the attack power of the counter attack

• Weapon “Rampart Golem Lance” increase of the stamina consumption amount during dash attack

• Weapon “Wrathful Axe” increase of the durability value, decrease of the dark correction value, Adjustment of the special attack triggering time during both-handed strong attack

• Weapon “Possessed Armor Greatbow” increase of the durability value and the status correction value

• Weapon “Sorcerer’s Twinblade” decrease of the necessary strength, the necessary dexterity, the necessary faith, and the stamina consumption amount, addition of the magic correction

• Weapon “Ivory King Ultra Greatsword” increase of the necessary attunement and the magic attack power, addition of the magic correction

• Weapon “Aged Smelter Sword” increase of the durability level, attack property changed to thrust during both-handed strong attack


Armor:
  • Armor “Astrologist’s Robe”, “Astrologist’s Gauntlets”, “Astrologist’s Bottoms” decrease of the weight

• Armor “Mask of Judgment”, “Manchettes of Judgment”, “Tights of Judgment” increase of the resistance to poison

• Armor “Black Witch Veil” increase of the resistance to magic and curse

• Armor “Black Witch Domino Mask” decrease of the HP decreasing rate

• Armor “Peasant Hat” addition of the faith positive correction, addition of the attunement negative correction

• Armor “Peasant Attire”, “Peasant Long Gloves”, “Peasant Trousers” addition of the adaptation positive correction, addition of the attunement negative correction

• Armor “Syan’s Helm”, “Syan’s Armor”, “Syan’s Gauntlets”, “Syan’s Leggings” increase of the resistance to fire

• Armor “Singer’s Dress” increase of the resistance to magic, fire, lightning, and dark

• Armor “Vengarl’s Helm” addition of the vitality positive correction

• Armor “Rusted Mastodon Helm”, “Rusted Mastodon Armor”, “Rusted Mastodon Gauntlets”, “Rusted Mastodon Leggings” increase of the resistance to dark

• Armor “Old Knight Helm”, “Old Knight Gauntlets”, “Old Knight Leggings” increase of the toughness

• Armor “Looking Glass Mask” addition of the faith positive correction

• Armor “Agdayne’s Cuffs” addition of the faith positive correction

• Armor “Llewellyn Armor”, “Llewellyn Gloves”, “Llewellyn Shoes” increase of the toughness

• Armor “Creighton’s Steel Mask”, “Creighton’s Chainmail”, “Creighton’s Chain Gloves”, Creighton’s Chain Leggings” increase of the resistance to bleeding

• Armor “Cale’s Helm” addition of the dexterity positive correction and the endurance positive correction

• Armor “Bell Keeper Helmet”, “Bell Keeper Bellyband”, “Bell Keeper Cuffs”, “Bell Keeper Trousers” increase of the resistance to lightning

• Armor “Mad Warrior Mask” addition of the adaptation positive correction

• Armor “Targray’s Helm”, “Targray’s Armor”, “Targray’s Manifers”, “Targray’s Leggings” increase of the resistance to lightning

• Armor “Retainer Robe” increase of the resistance to fire


Spells:
• Spell “Soul Appease” working to anything else other than Hollows.

 


Calibration 1.14


Updated Mar 1, 2015 8:44 am

Calibration 1.14

February 21 at 8:32am ·

A quick update has been applied to the PS3 and Steam versions of Dark Souls II addressing the following issues -


If either of the above issues were affecting you, please leave the map and return to the affected area after applying 1.14 Calibrations

  • Issue where attacks dealing heavy damage were doing more than intended on the 2nd or 3rd play through.

This update will roll out to the Xbox 360 version on the first week of March.

 


Regulation 1.10


Patch 1.10

This is the Scholar of the First Sin patch for Xbox, PS3 and DX9 versions of the game. The re-release with all the DLCs will have some extra features NOT ADDED on this patch.

Scheduled maintenance for this update (Xbox 360, PS3, Steam):
  • 2/4 6:00 AM - 9:00 AM PST
  • 2/4 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
  • 2/4 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM GMT
  • 2/4 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CET

  • Added new character, The Scholar of the First Sin.
  • Additional item description text.
  • Choosing to enter the Covenant of Champions will now allow enemies to continue to respawn after being defeated.
  • Choosing to enter the Covenant of Champions will now cause enemies to inflict more damage to the player.
  • Players will gain access to a new item: The Agape Ring. When players equip the new Agape Ring, souls collected from kills during online play will be absorbed by the ring rather than the player. This allows players to control their online matchmaking experience by limiting their total souls collected.
  • Increased effect of Rusted Coin.
  • Awestones now dropped more often.
  • The bonfire warp selection screen will now highlight the top three areas where players will have the best chance to connect with other players online.
  • White phantoms will remain in other players’ worlds for longer periods of time.
  • White phantoms will no longer return to their world if time runs out during a boss battle.
  • Players on their first play through can now match with players on their 2nd or further play through.
  • Made it easier for players to match online in general.
  • Made it so that invading players cannot use items which invite more enemies.
  • NPC conversation text is now displayed more prominently than online notices.
  • Players may now choose to cancel out the effect of the Human Effigy at bonfires.
  • When a player cannot take part in online play due to the effect of the Human Effigy, made it so that the player can still write signs. (They still cannot summon during this period.)
  • The Imitation (Chameleon) spell now affects normal enemies.
  • The Hush spell is now more effective on normal enemies.
  • Load times shortened (PS3 only).
  • Calibrations no longer saved each time before the title screen.
  • Fixed issue causing map name listed on save data and actual map name after loading to not match.
  • Made it possible to skip the ending sequence the 2nd time through and beyond.
  • Removed the blur effect used when looking through the binoculars.
  • Rouge Water, etc.: Fixed issue causing the user not to recover spell usages for spells only able to be used once.
  • Made Old Iron King’s Crown’s effect function consistently throughout the game.
  • Adjusted price for Crown of the Ivory King, Ivory King Armor, Ivory King Gauntlets, Ivory King Leggings.
  • Fixed Issue whereby the sign in the Iron Keep was not displayed as intended once the player spoke to Lucatiel of Mirrah in Harvest Valley.
  • Corrected issue whereby users could not use Bonfire Ascetics at Undead Crypt Entrance Bonfire.
  • Adjusted timing for Licia of Lindeldt to become the player’s enemy.
  • Adjusted conditions for lighting Majula map from “Defeat Nashandra” to “Defeat Throne Defender and Throne Watcher.”
  • To prevent invasion after defeating area bosses, made the Human Effigy effect function in this situation automatically.
  • Made it possible to get the reward items after defeating area bosses even if your inventory is full at the time. (Items will drop in front of the player.)
  • Made it possible to get the reward items after using Crushed Eye Orb and defeating Licia of Lindeldt even if your inventory is full at the time. (Items will drop in front of the player.)
  • In Black Gulch, made it possible to receive Forgotten Key after defeating a Giant when the player has 99 Souls of a Giant.
  • In Grand Cathedral, made it possible to still receive the item you are supposed to get when talking to Alsanna, Silent Oracle even if your inventory is full.
  • At the Ending, if the player has fulfilled the conditions to receive Illusory Ring of a Conqueror and Illusory Ring of the Exalted but their inventory is full, made it possible to receive the rings properly. (Players will receive the rings as soon as space is opened in their inventory.)
  • Adjusted rewards in online play:

(Normal Online Play)

  • Host vanquishes invading dark phantom or arbiter spirit: Human Effigy
  • Host vanquishes a dark phantom summoned through red sign: Human Effigy
  • Host vanquishes invading grey spirit (Bell Keeper): (1 of the following) Titanite Chunk, Titanite Slab, Twinkling Titanite, Petrified Dragon Bone.
  • Vanquish host you invade at the covenant “Rat King” area: Added Smooth & Silky Stone in addition to Pharros’ Lockstone
  • Summoned phantoms can only receive lifegems from enemy drops. (Must be tested in Ivory king boss fight if Loyce Souls still drop) (Previous statement is now false, summons can get other enemy drops. such as allone knight armor,charred loyce armor,and other DLC enemy drops.)

(Covenant “ Blue Sentinels”)

  • Vanquish dark phantom when summoned as help by a Way of Blue host: Devotion to covenant up +1.

(Covenant “ Rat King”)


(Covenant “ Bell Keeper”)


(Covenant “ Pilgrims of Dark”)


(Covenant “ Brotherhood of Blood”)

  • When invading, vanquish Blue Sentinel summoned as help: Devotion to covenant up +2.

 


Regulation 1.09


Patch 1.09

Dark Souls II Version & Calibrations Update

We would like to thank everyone for your patronage and support of Dark Souls II. The third DLC in The Lost Crowns trilogy,
This message is to inform all users of the refinements to gameplay that have been made with the Version and Calibrations update recently applied to the PlayStation3 and STEAM versions,
and soon to be applied to the X360 version of Dark Souls II.


Update Schedule:


  • PlayStation3 & STEAM Already Updated
  • Xbox 360 Update planned for October 17th

Once users have downloaded and installed the updates, you will see the following displayed in the upper right corner of the Title Screen:

  • PlayStation3 & Xbox 360
Ver. 1.09
Calibrations 1.12

  • STEAM
Ver. 1.07
Calibrations 1.12

Keep in mind that the Version numbers for STEAM and the PlayStation3/Xbox 360 differ, but that the content of the games is equivalent.

The following fixes, changes, and refinements are included in the update:
in Brightstone Cove Tseldora and having him pardon your sins. Players may now have their sins pardoned once at a cost of 0 souls.
  • Bug Fix: Users equipped with the Ivory King Ultra Greatsword were able to cause damage by performing a cancel roll near an enemy, this will no longer be possible.

 


Patch 1.07


Patch 1.07 Calibration 1.10

Patch size: PS3 - 933 MB

Update Schedule:

- PlayStation3 & STEAM versions: 8/25 7:00 to 10:00AM GMT
- Xbox 360: 8/25 7:00 to 11:00AM GMT

When the online server goes back online, all Versions and Calibrations will be updated. Once users have downloaded and installed the updates, you will see the following displayed in the upper right corner of the Title Screen:
- PlayStation3 & Xbox 360
  • Ver. 1.07
  • Calibrations 1.10
- STEAM
  • Ver. 1.05
  • Calibrations 1.10

Keep in mind that the Version numbers for STEAM and the PlayStation3/Xbox 360 differ, but that the content of the games is equivalent.

The following fixes, changes, and refinements are included in the update:

  • Undead Crypt: Fixed the bell not ringing if you continuously attack the bell that appears after Ledia’s shaman appears.

Adjustments

(players cannot use the effects of these spells in conjunction with other effects from spells they cast on themselves)
  • Spells “Numbness” and “Resonant Flesh
    • Casting this on one’s self will now diffuse all support effects
    • Casting spells on yourself to create other support effects after having these used will diffuse the effect of the above spells
(players cannot use the effects of these spells in conjunction with other effects from spells they cast on themselves)

Notes

  • The Effect of Unleash Magic lasts now for two minutes instead of one although nothing is mentioned about this in the Patch Notes
  • Crystal Soul Spear occupies now two slots while giving you only one extra charge, @ATN99 that's six instead of five with Hexer's Hood.

 


Patch 1.06


 


Patch 1.05


Regulation 1.06

-regulation ver.1.06 note from official site-

[schedule]
June 2, 2014 (Monday) at 17:00

  • Fixed so that the poison damage of the weapon “Bat Staff” occurs only during the close distance attack.The poison damage doesn’t occur when the spell is used.
  • The motion, damage amount, and balance during reinforcement of the weapon “Avelyn” are adjusted.
  • The motion, damage amount and balance of the weapon “Syan's Halberd”are adjusted.
  • The damage amount, damage amount to the stamina, and balance during reinforcement of the weapon “Santier’s Spear” are adjusted.
  • The motion of the weapon “Pursuer's Greatsword” is adjusted.
  • The parameters of the armor “Cale’s Leather Armor” and “Cale’s Shoes” are adjusted.
  • The hexes correction value of the ring “Abyss Seal” is adjusted.
  • The damage amount balance of the spell “Great Resonant Soul” is adjusted.
  • The damage amount balance of the spell “Wrath of the Gods” is adjusted.
  • The damage increasing amount of the spell “Resonant Weapon” is adjusted.
  • The damage increasing amount of the spell “Flame Weapon” is adjusted.
  • The motion of the Thrusting Sword category weapons is adjusted.
  • The Dual Wield attacking motion of the Greataxe category weapons is adjusted.
  • The Parry motion of Curved Sword category weapon is adjusted.
  • The balance of the weapon enchant by spell is adjusted.
  • The affection degree to the spell effective time is adjusted to fluctuate depending on the status value.

After applying the regulation, the following will be displayed on the upper right corner of the
title screen. Regulation [1.05 ⇒ 1.06]

 


Patch 1.04


PlayStation 3: April 25th 2014
Xbox 360: April 29th 2014

As posted on the Dark Souls 2 website:

  • Bug Fix: Resolved an issue where Shrine of Winter doors would not open even after satisfying the conditions, blocking progression.
  • Bug Fix: Resolved an issue where players would become unable to trade items with others.
  • Bug Fix: Resolved an issue where external parties from co-op such as dark spirits could obtain items in the world of the host
  • Bug Fix: Resolved an issue where in some areas players would not be able to see or retrieve their bloodstains upon returning


Soul Geyser was nerfed to half damage, longer casting speed, and increased stamina expenditure.


Patch 1.03


Patch 1.03 Notes


Patches >>
As posted on the Dark Souls 2 website: HAV HAV HRRRR - Garip Kont

  • Successful Online coop with white / small sign stone will now revive you back to human
  • Bug where entrance door to Drangleic Castle did not open has been fixed
  • Failing to create multiplayer session no longer disables use of online items such as white soap stone
  • Starting boss fight with Mirror Knight while summoning coop player no longer fails / cancels summoning process
  • Deathmatch error at the Undead Purgatory has been fixed
  • Players cannot remove covenant-related rings while being summoned
  • Bug which dropped items were not be able to picked-up again due to the ‘inventory is full’ message has been fixed
  • Dialog will now pop up when you enter the coffin at the Things Betwixt
  • Fixed bug where, at certain areas blood stains, illusions and messages were not displayed
  • Bug which location of object and item were reset has been fixed
  • Display response time at character making has been improved
  • Bug where angle of the tattoo chosen at the character making screen did not display correctly has been fixed
  • Response time of start menu / bonfire menu has been improved
  • Certain items not being available at the shops in NG+ and later has been fixed
  • Summoned players no longer fall under the ground at Earthen Peak
  • Bug which caused souls to be lost while equipping the Ring of Life Protection has been fixed
  • Bug which caused face icon displayed at the summon sign to be of different player has been fixed
  • “Holding Down the Fort” trophy icon fixed
  • Controller now vibrates when guarding
  • Equip menu information on dark magic has been fixed
  • Bug which caused player to fall through elevator while using binoculars and casting spell has been fixed
  • Now unable to cast buffs on certain weapons, (e.g. Crystal Magic Weapon, Hidden Weapon on Moonlight Greatsword)

 


Patch 1.02


Patch 1.02 Notes


Patches >>

  • Patch fixes online issues when players try to summon a White Phantom in online play.
  • This patch was originally designed for Japanese region PS3 players.



Players reporting to have connection issues since the patch. Namco is currently working to fix this issue.

 


Patch 1.01

  • pre-release, details unknown



    • Anonymous

      Summon sign problems29 Aug 2016 10:59  

      Can u fix the summon sign connection on ps4. All of a sudden I can't summon anyone but NPCs. my friend can see me just fine. my sign shows up within a minute. I'm even using guidance but all to no avail. Heard other people are having this issue, please patch. Would like to play but currently this is unplayable. I'm only playing with my friend and would like to see this game to the end.

      • Anonymous

        Can i play on my character on previous patch ig i updated my dark souls 2 on ps3 to newest version?29 Aug 2016 10:59  

        I updated my dark souls 2 ans played on my mail character about 80 hours is it possible to delete patches and play before soul geyser nerfs on my main character? I tried deleteing downloaded patches but then i couldnt play on character created on newest patch.

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