Dark Souls 3 Speed Run Contest Has $10,000 Prize

Competition is open to Australia and New Zealand.


Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced a Dark Souls III speed run competition open to residents of Australia and New Zealand. As the title implies, entrants can enter to showcase themselves finishing the game in the fastest possible time. The quickest time will score A$10,000 in cash.

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To enter the competition, players will need to complete a Dark Souls III run and upload or stream the entire session to their Twitch account with the accompanying hashtag, #DS310KSpeedRun. The time must then be posted on the Bandai Namco Australia Facebook page underneath the competition post. The contest runs until May 10, allowing for players to tweak and refine their best time and performance in their speed run.

The Bandai Namco Australia Facebook page will be updated regularly with a list of the top competitors. For more details, including the contest terms and conditions, be sure to check out the full post.

Dark Souls 3 launched on April 12 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game was positively received in GameSpot's review, scoring an eight out of ten. Thinking of attempting the speed run? Check out our guide with everything you need to know about the game before starting.

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