'Dark Souls 3' Ashes of Ariandel DLC update: Trailer released prior to Oct. 25 launch

(FromSoftware)"Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel" DLC gameplay screenshot.

The official trailer for the upcoming "Dark Souls III – Ashes of Ariandel" DLC update has been released, giving hints at what gamers can expect when it arrives on Oct. 25. Furthermore, a maintenance schedule has been posted, revealing the revisions included in the upcoming update version 1.08.

The trailer teases that the new DLC update will allow gamers to choose their own weapon and path. It also boasts that "The time has come to choose your allegiance."

The clip also gives emphasis on the major themes "Invade, Protect, Duel, Betray, and now, Battle." Gamers will once again "Embrace the Darkness" with the upcoming "Ashes of Ariandel" DLC update.

Meanwhile, the announcement posted on the Tumblr account of "Dark Souls III" says the current game will be modified on Friday, Oct. 21 to its latest version. The post also included the maintenance schedule for the various platforms which can be found here.

Gamers will be delighted to know that there would be lots of improvements on the current game. Topping the list is the "Adjusted poise values across the board. Poise is now more effective for heavier weapons and armor."

The upcoming version 1.08 features improvements on regular attack animations of various weapon categories such as the hammer, greatsword, axe, and fist. There will also be an improvement in the "Neck Swipe" weapon skill animation for scythe category weapons.

Various bugs on the current version were also declared "fixed" in the upcoming update. Moreover, the update also mentioned that it has "Adjusted the 'Onislayer' weapon skill hitbox timings for Onikiri and Ubadachi."

The weapon skill animation have also been improved for "Wrath of the Gods," "Blind Spot," "Shield Splitter," "Wolf Leap," and "Darkdrift."

Check out the upcoming "Dark Souls III – Ashes of Ariandel" DLC update on Oct. 25.