Dark Souls 3: Ashes of Ariandel review

If Dark Souls 3 learned some lessons on its combat from FromSoftware’s 2015 hit Bloodborne, the Ashes of Ariandel downloadable content goes one step further, borrowing that spin-off’s whole aesthetic.

In that sense, Ashes of Ariandel seeks to improve upon many of the key complaints players and reviewers (like myself) had with Dark Souls 3. And it largely succeeds, pulling players into a gorgeous and original new area that feels better designed than the core game — if over all too soon.

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