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Demon's Souls servers to stay online after all

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Dark Souls? What's that?

A few months ago, Atlus announced plans to shut down the North American servers for Demon's Souls at the end of May. As the date approaches, Atlus has announced that they won't be pulling the plug after all, and servers will stay alive for the "foreseeable future."

"While it originally seemed as though it would be unfeasible for us to continue to sustain the servers, a number of developments have made it possible for us to continue to invest in and support our fans as they have continued to invest in and support us and Demon's Souls," says Tim Pivnicny, VP of marketing and sales for Atlus. "For all the gamers who have yet to discover the game's amazing online experience, we're happy to say you can still log on and find out why Demon's Souls is still regarded by many as one of the finest games of all time."

Demon's Souls would still be playable without the servers, but it's good that new players will be able to try the full experience for a while longer.



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Staff article by Rhody Tobin (May 25, 2012)

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