Dark Souls II Getting PS3-Exclusive Closed Beta

In case you are a PlayStation 3 owner and interested in Dark Souls II, you might want to know that the game is getting a closed beta phase on the platform this October. Details are still vague for now, but fans are advised to keep an eye on the official Facebook page from September 5th onward. Here's the full press release, courtesy of GamesThirst:
Namco Bandai Games To Invite Hardcore Gamers To Take-on Dark Souls II Beta This Fall

Namco Bandai Games is excited to confirm a special Closed-Beta-Test for Dark Souls II, scheduled to begin on October 5, 2013 for players in North America and Europe on the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system via the PlayStation Network. Anxious fans will want to pay close attention to the Dark Souls Facebook page beginning September 5th for continual Dark Souls II news and updates regarding the registration process and details pertaining to the Dark Souls II Closed-Beta.

The depth of the Dark Souls II Closed-Beta experience will truly test players' skill, intestinal fortitude, and their sheer will to survive. The Dark Souls II Closed-Beta will delve into one of the most treacherous areas of the Dark Souls II world; players will not only get an opportunity to explore an entirely new area of the game, but also experience overwhelming enemy encounters, diabolical challenges, and the unrelenting difficultly that only the developers at FromSoftware can deliver.

Dark Souls II will be launching in the Americas in March 2014 on the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PCs.