Dark Souls 3 will release in early 2016 following its reveal at E3 next week, according to a new report.

IGN claims to have received "official" artwork featuring the game's name and release window, which it says will be formally revealed by Bandai Namco next week.

"The unreleased, official art... displays an armored hero covered tattered cloth and flames, as well as the suggested launch frame of "Early 2016', the site says.

The leak follows a rumour by VG247 last week claiming that Dark Souls 3 will be announced during next week's show, and a host of alleged screenshots.

There has been some speculation over the legitimacy of the screenshots, however, which appear to contain some similarities to the original Dark Souls and spiritual successor Bloodborne.

Bandai Namco has yet to comment on the leaks.

Source: ign.com

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