Dark Souls on PC moving from GFWL to Steam
Publisher confirms saves and achievements will transfer
Publisher Bandai Namco Games has announced that next month it will be possible for players to migrate their copy of Dark Souls: Prepare to Die on PC from the Games for Windows Live platform to Steam.
Users will be able to redeem their Games for Windows Live Tokens on Steam to get Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition at no additional cost. In the month of November, there will be a period by which Games for Windows Live Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition users will be able to transfer their Save Data (characters + progress) and Achievements over to their Steam accounts.
After the migration period ends, players will still be able to transfer their copy of the game; but game Save Data and Achievements transfer functions may not be available. The specific migration start and end dates will be available soon; however the migration period will begin sometime in November 2014 with more specific dates to come.
Games for Windows Live Multiplayer Rankings will not be transferred to Steam.