As a quick reminder, Dark Souls 2 for the PC will be out on April 25. If you were wondering when Steam was going to offer a pre-order, your wait is now over.

You can pre-order Dark Souls 2 from Steam for $49.99 (USD). In doing so, you get early a ccess to 10 weapons and shields (detailed below) along with the game's sound track, digital artbook, and digital comic book.
10 early access weapons and shields:
- Black Flamestone Dagger
- Black Flamestone Parma
- Yellow Quartz Longsword
- Yellow Quartz Shield
- Bound Hand Axe
- Bound Wooden Shield
- Homunculus Mace
- Homunculus Wooden Shield
- Transgressor's Staff
- Transgressor's Leather Shield