Bandai Namco today confirmed when the first Dark Souls 3 DLC release is going to take place. Titled Dark Souls 3: Ashes of Ariandel, this is the first of two planned downloadable expansions for this popular game. Players will be returning to the world of Dark Souls 3 to uncover a terrible secret that lies within the frozen land of Ariandel.

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This DLC will take players to a brand new environment that’s filled with terrifying new enemies, challenges, and exciting lore that expands the overall Dark Souls 3 storyline.

Players will be required to enter the land of Ariandel to eliminate the evil inside so that they can uncover the mystery of what caused the land to become defiled in the first place.

Aside from adding a new environment to the game, the Ashes of Ariandel expansion also brings new weapons, armor sets, and magic for players to take advantage of. New features for the multiplayer component are also onboard.

Bandai Namco has said that Dark Souls 3: Ashes of Ariandel expansion is rated “M” for Mature, and that it will be available for download on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam on October 25th for $14.99.

A season pass can be purchased for $24.99 and aside from offering this DLC, it will also offer the second planned DLC for Dark Souls 3 that’s expected to be released early next year.

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