Elden Ring, the long-awaited new sport from Dark Souls developer FromSoftware, has lastly come out of hiding. Publisher Bandai Namco gave followers a brand new have a look at the epic fantasy role-playing sport throughout Thursday’s Summer Game Fest Kickoff Live stream.
The new trailer for Elden Ring confirmed gameplay for the primary time, gameplay that can look very acquainted to followers of Dark Souls, Bloodborne, and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. We additionally received a launch date — Jan. 21, 2022 — and platforms. Elden Ring is coming to current-gen and last-gen consoles, in addition to PC.
Elden Ring seems to have many parts acquainted to Dark Souls gamers: swords and sorcery, summonable allies, and big legendary monsters to battle. But it additionally has one thing followers of FromSoftware aren’t accustomed to: horses!
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The final time we heard something about Elden Ring was in June 2019, when Bandai Namco and FromSoftware formally revealed the sport. Elden Ring was pitched at that yr’s E3 as FromSoftware’s “largest game to-date,” and is alleged to be set in a “sprawling realm steeped in a rich and bloody history” crafted by Dark Souls creator Hidetaka Miyazaki and Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin.
Miyazaki has mentioned that Elden Ring might be “full of things that we weren’t able to do in the Dark Souls series.” The sport will focus “more heavily on RPG elements,” Miyazaki mentioned in an interview from 2019, and “will include a wide variety of weapons, magic, and ways to engage enemies, that make it possible to provide users with a style of gameplay and strategy that suits them.”
FromSoftware followers have since been wracked with Elden Ring-information withdrawal, main the neighborhood to fill the void with its personal, self-created lore.
Elden Ring is coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X subsequent yr.