It was bound to happen at some point: there's going to be a Dark Souls amiibo!

Specifically, and perhaps inevitably, it's an amiibo of everyone's favourite sun-loving crusader, Solaire of Astora. And yes, he's doing his iconic pose \o/

"With it," says Nintendo, "you can perform the popular 'praise the sun' gesture with reckless abandon". All together now:

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Tiny Solaire will launch alongside Dark Souls: Remastered for Switch on May 25th.

In related Dark Souls news, Nintendo also announced that the game will receive a beta-style network test sometime before launch. More details will be coming soon.

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