Dark Souls fans have a real taste for punishment. As if Dark Souls II wasn’t hard enough as it is, now a fan has created a mod that let’s you play the game in the first-person perspective.
It seems a little cobbled together. Basically, the mod just tells the game’s camera to stay zoomed in all the way. Modder Benzoin-Gun explains that it places the camera slightly behind the character’s head, so you’ll sometime notice your character clip through the camera, as you can see here when lighting a torch. More importantly, you can turn the camera in a different direction than your character is facing, so you need to remember to move forward to keep them aligned, and that when fighting, your character is locked to the enemy. You’ll also want to play this mod with the higher turn sensitivity of a mouse and keyboard as opposed to a controller.
Check out the video’s description on YouTube to find out more and download the mod. And in case you missed it, you can grab the Steam version of Dark Souls II from the official Bandai Namco store today for $20.
What do you think is harder, finishing Dark Souls II in first-person or with a Rock Band guitar controller? Let us know in the comments below.
Emanuel Maiberg is a freelance writer. You can follow him on Twitter @emanuelmaiberg.
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