Actor Peter Serafinowicz is appearing in Dark Souls II. So is voice chat. The folks at PlayStation Access have returned from a special Dark Souls II preview event in London with a video packed with new features fans of the franchise might love. Or hate. It's complicated.

To an outsider, many of the new changes detailed for the upcoming death simulator sequel seem like a good idea. Voice chat? Great! For more seasoned players, it's a feature that might break down the experience completely, even if it's an opt-in thing.

The PlayStation Access folks are pretty upbeat about it. Going into more detail over at, Aoife Wilson calls out seven reasons series fans should worry about the game, based on the new features.

I leave the debate for braver adventurers than I.