The online petition at Change.org calling on Namco Bandai to bring Dark Souls II to the Wii U is picking up steam. The petition today crossed 10,000 signatures, a marked improvement over the 3,000 it had earlier this week.
The creator of the petition says the Wii U is a worthwhile platform for Dark Souls II for two main reasons. The first, he said, is that the Wii U's GamePad would open up beneficial inventory management options.
The second major reason Dark Souls II should come to the Wii U, he said, is the console's "affordability" relative to the PC and PS3, as well as online fees associated with Xbox Live. Online access for the Wii U is free, with the exception of a 50-cent charge for minors
Dark Souls II will feature a new hero, a fresh storyline, and an "unfamiliar" setting. "Epic battles with gruesome enemies" are promised, as well as a revamped server-based multiplayer mode that aims to "put a distinct Dark Souls II twist on the concept of playing with others."