Demon’s Souls gamers discover new clues in locked door thriller puzzle

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Demon’s Souls players find new clues in locked door mystery puzzle

The Demon’s Souls remake for PlayStation 5 introduced with it a brand new thriller: a secret, tightly locked door that wasn’t within the unique PlayStation 3 sport. There’s some type of treasure behind that door, however gamers haven’t discovered a approach to open it up. What they have discovered is one other new layer to the puzzle, one which exhibits developer Bluepoint Games gained’t make this thriller simple to unravel.

Here’s the place the hunt for solutions stands: Shortly after the PS5 and Demon’s Souls launched on Nov. 12, gamers discovered a brand new door within the sport. That locked door was behind an illusory wall, and gamers have tried dozens of options in an try and open the door. One of the prevailing theories concerned using Gold Coins, a brand new merchandise in Demon’s Souls. (Bluepoint’s remake of Shadow of the Colossus had an analogous puzzle, and that required 79 collectible cash to open.)

But amassing a bunch of cash and presenting them to the door in Demon’s Souls hasn’t labored. Nothing has — not even making an attempt to get to the treasure by breaking through the boundaries of the game world.

In current days, nonetheless, gamers have found one thing else new. Upon finishing the sport, a brand new possibility referred to as Fractured Mode turns into accessible, which mirrors your entire sport world horizontally. In Fractured Mode, gamers have found one other new merchandise: the Ceramic Coin. This explicit coin solely exhibits up within the sport when gamers attain Pure White or Pure Black Tendency ranges whereas in Fractured Mode. Those Ceramic Coins are nicely hidden, usually below breakable bins.

Here’s the place Ceramic Coins get extra attention-grabbing: Bluepoint has made it unimaginable to duplicate them via a conventional methodology in Demon’s Souls, during which on-line gamers can drop gadgets for others to select up. If gamers try and dupe a Ceramic Coin, it breaks (however curiously retains its usefulness as a nominal therapeutic merchandise). That would presumably imply that Bluepoint doesn’t need gamers to cheat their approach to amassing Ceramic Coins, probably within the pursuit of buying a certain quantity of them. (There are 10 recognized Ceramic Coins on the earth.)

Players have additionally reported that they’ve been in a position to efficiently commerce Ceramic Coins to Demon’s Souls’ avian service provider, Sparkly the Crow. Offering a Ceramic Coin to Sparkly, who prefers shiny and sparkly gadgets, will merely give the participant again a Ceramic Coin in return. That change has led gamers to consider {that a} sure variety of these cash will have to be traded to get one thing fascinating — maybe a key — again from the crow.

While the answer to Demon’s Souls’ puzzle stays unclear, one factor is definite: Bluepoint is having fun with watching gamers try and unravel its new thriller, as illustrated by this tweet concentrating on well-known members of the “Soulsborne” group.

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