Dark Souls series developer FromSoftware and publisher Bandai Namco provide fans an update on Wednesday on Dangerous exploits found in the Windows PC version of the game, which resulted in the temporary closing of multiplayer between multiplayer across multiple titles. Teams say they have “identified the cause and are working to fix the issue,” but that many of those competitive players will not return. Dark souls, Dark Souls 2and Dark Souls 3 on PC until after the release of FromSoftware’s next game, Elden Ring.
Elden Ring Released on February 25th, and fans have expressed concern that the remote execution code (RCE) exploit discovered in the PC game Dark Souls could also appear in From’s next game. That exploit could be used to send malicious code to someone else’s computer, shut down the system, or steal sensitive data.
From and Bandai Namco said they have expanded their investigation of the exploit to Elden Ring “And have ensured the necessary security measures are in place for this title on all target platforms.”
Currently, Dark Souls players on PC will have to opt out of PvP for an indefinite period of time.
“Due to the time it takes to set up a proper test environment, online services for the Dark Souls series on PC will not resume until after its release. Elden Ring” The Dark Souls team said on the series’ official Twitter account. “We will continue to do everything we can to get these services back on as soon as possible. We will make an announcement as soon as we determine a schedule for the resumption of online services.”
The RCE exploit discovered in the Dark Souls games does not appear to extend to the console versions of each title. Elden Ring Coming soon to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.
https://www.polygon.com/22925195/dark-souls-pvp-exploit-pc-elden-ring-remote-code-execution Dark Souls PvP Exploitation on PC is being fixed and investigated in Elden Ring