Peter Serafinowicz, actor, comedian, Tweeter and huge fan of Dark Souls, will voice a brand-new character in Dark Souls 2, Namco Bandai has announced.

Peter will voice a new character named Mild-mannered Pate, who players will encounter during his journey in search of treasure. He may teach players a few tricks of his own in order to survive during their quest.

"We cannot wait to have players all around the world experiencing the challenging yet addictive universe of Dark Souls 2," said Hiroaki Ochiai, senior vice president of IP Strategy at Namco Bandai Games Europe. "On top of that, everyone is eager to witness the awesome work the cast of actors -and especially Peter Serafinowicz- made to create the great game that players deserve!"

Dark Souls 2 will be released March 14 for Xbox 360 and PS3. The PC version will be released at a later date.

Source: Press release