Dark Souls Remastered Amiibo for Switch Unlocks Praise the Sun Emote Early

Praise the sun!

Today's Nintendo Direct showed off a bit more of what to expect for the Nintendo Switch version of Dark Souls Remastered, including details of a new Dark Souls amiibo to go with the upcoming remaster.

Nintendo announced that there will be a Solaire amiibo coming to the Switch alongside Dark Souls Remastered. The amiibo, when paired with the game, will apparently let players do the "Praise the Sun" emote from the start of the game, which doesn't sound like a whole lot for a game as hard as Dark Souls, but is a kind gesture nonetheless. It is afterall, the unofficial salute of jolly cooperation.

Nintendo also announced that it will be hosting a free Network Test before launch, so players on the Switch can try out Dark Souls on the Switch for free. If it's your first time playing Dark Souls, it will be a good opportunity to check out the game and see if it's right for you.

Dark Souls Remastered was announced earlier this year for the Nintendo Switch, alongside the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. While the latter two versions feature high-resolution graphics, the Switch version will deliver the very first portable version of Dark Souls.

Dark Souls on the Switch will be available on May 25.

Tagged with Amiibo, Dark Souls, FromSoftware, News, Nintendo, Nintendo Switch.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Read this next

The 10 Best Cosplays We Saw at PAX East 2019

Welcome to PAX East. Normal clothing is entirely optional.

Dark Souls Remastered Switch Guide - Tips, Tricks, Controls, Character Creator

Here's everything you need to master Dark Souls Remastered, including tips, controls, how to parry, how to save, as well as full boss guides, now with the Nintendo Switch version.

Dark Souls Remastered Review - Nintendo Switch Update

From Software finds a classic sitting next to a forgotten bonfire. This review now includes impressions of the Nintendo Switch version of Dark Souls Remastered.

Dark Souls Remastered for Nintendo Switch Release Date Set for October

And there's an online network test before release.

Early Bloodborne Concepts Discovered in Dark Souls Remastered, Viewed in... GTA 5

Modders have uncovered a certain area from Bloodborne, hidden deep within the files of Dark Souls Remastered.

More News

Destiny 2 Daily Active User Count Surges as Interest for Series Returns

The player count hit over one million for the first time in a while.

Nier: Automata Fan Art Forces Elon Musk Off Twitter

Elon Musk felt the weight of the world.