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Dark Souls is getting an official board game

Will launch a Kickstarter this month.

Dark Souls is getting an official board game courtesy of Steamforged Games.

The game is being licensed by Bandai Namco and a Kickstarter will launch for it later this month.

"As Dark Souls fans, we could not be more excited to be given the honour of developing a board game that embraces everything that makes Dark Souls the deep, compelling game experience that it is," said Steamforged in its announcement.

Steamforged's previous board game, Guild Ball, raised £93,691 on Kickstarter two years ago. It was based around a medieval version of football.

This isn't the first tabletop spin-off of a From Software franchise as last month game designer Eric Lang announced that he'd be making a Bloodborne card game.