Dark Souls II is an action role-playing video game set in an open world environment, developed for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 From Software also published the game in Japan, while Namco Bandai Games will do it in other regions.
Back in December 7, 2012, as the sequel to Dark Souls, Dark Souls II was announced at Spike Video Game Awards. Hidetaka Miyazaki stated there will be no direct story connection between Dark Souls and Dark Souls II, though they are set in the same world. The game uses dedicated multiplayer servers.
The story is about a cursed undead character trying to find a cure for his curse. It is emotional and involved in the fashion of Demon's Souls' story.
According to the game director, the sequel is not directly linked to its predecessor story-wise, although they are set in the same world. The story takes place in the land of Drangleic, full of souls to help undead maintain their humanity while fighting the curse of the undead.