Elden Ring is an open world action RPG developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco.
It is directed by Hidetaka Miyazaki, and its world is built on lore written by A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin.
FromSoftware parent company Kadokawa Corporation says development on the expansion is going well, though there's still no word on a release date.
"This is an opportunity for us to truly widen the audience of the Armored Core games," says Bandai Namco Europe CEO Arnaud Muller.
FromSoftware says members of its 300-strong development staff fluidly switched back and forth between the two projects as needed.
FromSoftware's next game is going to be very different from what the studio has become known for over the last decade and a half.
It's been claimed that FromSoftware's original plan was to release two DLCs for the open world action RPG.
Kadokawa doesn't list the expansion for the rest of the fiscal year and instead has it under "medium to long-term direction."
Bandai Namco confirms that the acclaimed open world action RPG has sold an additional 500,000 copies since late February.
Progression is also massively altered, as players must defeat bosses and collect Keystones to access the Forge of the Giants.
The first paid expansion for FromSoftware's open-world Souls-like RPG has apparently been in the works for more than a year.
FromSoftware advises PC players experiencing unstable ray tracing performance to update their drivers and check requirements.
Valve has revealed that March 2023 for the Steam Deck was dominated by Hogwarts Legacy and Elden Ring.
We know nothing about the first expansion to FromSoftware's open-world action RPG, but there are plenty of things we'd like to see.
Running the action RPG on PC at 1080p resolution with High Ray Tracing and quality settings requires an RTX 3070 Ti (8GB).
Founding Rain of Stars, Determination and more are nerfed in PvP, but respawning in the Colosseum now has an invincibility period.
Live on PS5 and PC, it doesn't offer ray-traced reflections or Nvidia DLSS support. Indoor shadows are also reportedly unchanged.
The acclaimed action RPG is getting its first expansion in the future. Here are a couple of things we don't want it to have.
Since the game's launch, there have been over nine billion in-game deaths, more than one billion summons, and 5.9 billion boss attempts.
With just five weeks on the market, Avalanche Software and WB Games' open world action RPG has already surpassed Elden Ring's sales.
The expansion promises "new adventures in The Lands Between," with the first concept art showcasing a dark, twisted tree.
Just because Elden Ring was incredibly successful, doesn't mean that FromSoftware's future plans will be affected, says Hidetaka Miyazaki.
Elden Ring and Dark Souls director Hidetaka Miyazaki is interested in multiplayer titles, especially Escape from Tarkov.
Nearly one year after its launch, FromSoftware's acclaimed open-world action RPG continues to set massive sales milestones.
Bandai Namco has announced a special event to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the seminal open world action RPG.
Elden Ring director and FromSoftware boss said in December that the studio still wants to do "several more things" with the game.
They're followed by Madden NFL 23, God of War Ragnarok, and LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. Call of Duty was also the best-selling game for the month of December.
No game has won more Game of the Year awards than FromSoftware's Elden Ring, which has been given that honour 324 times.
The open world action RPG recently received the free Coliseum update, but it seems FromSoftware may have even more new content in the works.
The Colosseum is available in three locations, with Duel Mode and Spirit Ashes available. Five new hairstyles have also been added.
Fight against other players in duels, team fights and free-for-all battles in Leyndell, Caelid, and Limgrave when the update is live.
Santa Monica Studio's sequel is the second biggest boxed game launch in the UK this year, with 51 percent higher sales than its predecessor.
Stray, A Plague Tale: Requiem, and Xenoblade Chronicles 3 have also been nominated for the Game of the Year category.
Bandai Namco's Q2 fiscal year 2023 report revealed updated sales figures for the highly acclaimed open-world action RPG.
Dataminers have discovered quite a few details for what could be DLC for Elden Ring, including 30 new boss fight flags, new weapons, and even new NPCs.
The Ash of War's effect duration has been shortened due to causing a "greater impact on game balance" than initially expected.
You can now look forward to enjoying the epic soundtrack of Elden Ring through the lens of jazz, performed by a group led by Kenny Garrett.
Members of the Elden Ring community have already begun datamining the newest update, and their findings imply new content for DLC.
Balance changes to weapons, Skills, Spells and Incantations will no longer affect single-player or co-op balance going forward.
Critically-acclaimed RPG Elden Ring has gotten a manga adaptation. In an interesting twist, however, Elden Ring's manga is a comedy series.
Publisher Bandai Namco has confirmed new sales figures for the universally acclaimed FromSoftware-developed open world action RPG.
Balance changes have been made to Greatsword, Curved Greatsword and Great Hammers while Bloodhound's Step has seen some nerfs.
F1 22 debuts at 12th place, Mario Strikers: Battle League takes No. 3, and Final Fantasy 7 Remake leaps back into the top 10.
Creative director Paul Gooch talks about offering an "optimal path" for each starting class to engage new and veteran players.
FromSoftware's Hidetaka Miyazaki confirms that development on one of the studio's unannounced projects is "currently in the final stages".
Evil Dead: The Game debuted in fourth place, while on the hardware front, the Nintendo Switch dominated in terms of both unit and dollar sales.
It turns out that Elden Ring's update 1.04 has nerfed twin boss fights such as the likes of Mad Pumpkin Head and Twin Crystalians.
Tired of hitting every single wall to find a secret area? Here are all of the illusory walls discovered in The Lands Between thus far.
Elden Ring was the second best-selling title in the US for April and remains the best-selling title of the year to date.
FromSoftware's highly acclaimed open world action RPG has sold 13.4 million units as of March 31, publisher Bandai Namco announces.
The Lands Between is home to a number of different characters, both pure and twisted. Here's how to complete its myriad of quests.
Some bosses would also die at unintended times - this update corrects the same, along with fixing the effect duration of Cerulean Hidden Tear.
A new bug following a recent update has seemingly made one of Elden Ring's hardest bosses even harder for players to beat.
Colossal Swords and weapons gain increased attack speed, lowered recovery time and increased two-handed damage in this update.
Dr. Serkan Toto also talks the company's valuation which was "well below $30 million" in 2014 and "very likely a total joke back then."
While FromSoftware's title topped UK game sales charts for the second month, Xbox Series X/S sales were up by 61 percent compared to February.
Dream Mist would have been central to a quest that would have tasked players with capturing the dreams of sleeping enemies.
As per GSD's charts for weekly digital sales in the UK, Elden Ring has reclaimed the No. 1 position, while FIFA 22 climbs into second place.
A bug from update 1.03 resulted in some of the boss's attacks having their attack power reduced but this should now be fixed.
There's a lot to collect and find in The Lands Between but some items are important for progressing. Here's how to find them all.
FromSoftware's action RPG has sold over 12 million units since releasing last month on PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC.
A dataminer has unearthed a set of images that indicate that a full-fledged bestiary for Elden Ring may have been in development at some point.
The new patch for the game fixes the softlock for the Nepheli Loux questline, along with fixes for a bug in the multiplayer.
More details regarding the recent major Dark Souls exploit have been disclosed by one of the people behind its initial discovery.
Players have discovered a new type of illusory wall in Elden Ring, and it apparently requires 50 hits of a weapon to open up.
Facing the various threats of FromSoftware's latest action RPG can be rough but these weapons provide a much-needed edge.
Other major nerfs include Bloody Slash, Mimic Tear Ash and Sword of Night and Flame. Various Sorceries have received buffs though.
FromSoftware says to look forward to more of the IP, including its characters, in the "hopes of expanding beyond the realm of games."
FromSoftware's newest game was the biggest seller in Europe last month, ahead of games such as Horizon Forbidden West, Pokemon Legends: Arceus, Dying Light 2, and more.
Other major new releases like Dying Light 2 Stay Human and Horizon Forbidden West also debuted within the top 10.
In a recent interview with Famitsu, Elden Ring director Hidetaka Miyazaki talked about his mental state during the time of the game's launch.
Elden Ring has instantly become the best-selling game of 2022 so far, while Horizon Forbidden West sets a record for the biggest launch month for a PS5 game in the US.
Gran Turismo 7 debuted in second place with 57 percent of sales being digital. It's also the third biggest PS5 game launch in the region.
Players can actually pause the action in Elden Ring by selecting the Menu Explanation option in the inventory menu.
Polyphony Digital's racing game overtakes FromSoftware's Elden Ring to take the top position on its debut in the UK.
There are dozens of different vendors and NPCs to keep track of in The Lands Between. Here's where to initially find them all.
Whether you're getting rolled by enemies or simply want a comfortable spot to farm Runes, these methods come highly recommended.
Having a tough time knowing where is what in The Lands Between? Uncover the entire map with the locations of all Map Fragments.
A new patch has been released for FromSoftware's open world RPG, dedicated to fixing issues with controller connectivity.
FromSoftware's latest is the biggest game launch in the UK outside of the Call of Duty and FIFA series since 2018's Red Dead Redemption 2.
The female actor, who recently starred in The Book of Boba Fett, talks about the challenges facing a Tarnished in The Lands Between.
FromSoftware's newest open world action RPG sold over 278,000 units at launch across PS5 and PS4, making it the developer's best Japanese launch to date.
Elden Ring receives a new update on PlayStation 5 and PC, fixing issues such as proper GPU utilization on PC and changes to save game progression on PS5.
In a recent interview with The New Yorker, FromSoftware president Hidetaka Miyazaki shed more light on the studio's iconic and brutal approach to difficulty.
Some Xbox players had previously reported the inability to access PvP, co-op and player messages due to a version mismatch.
FromSoftware's latest is the third biggest retail launch of 2022 for the UK. Physical sales are also 26 percent higher than Dark Souls 3.
A bug that caused "unexpected" game closures on PS5 has also been fixed, along with reducing the files needed for loading into a new area on PC.
Some Xbox players haven't been able to update to Calibrations Ver. 22.214.171.124 and App Ver. 1.02, and thus can't connect online for co-op or PvP.
Bandai Namco has acknowledged the lingering issues in Elden Ring, and promises fixes for the same are on the way.
Though there's no word on exactly when this update will arrive, Bandai Namco has confirmed that when it does, it will enable ray tracing in the action RPG.
FromSoftware's highly-anticipated action RPG saw over 764,000 concurrent players at its peak on Steam on its first day.
As you venture forth into The Lands Between, make sure to keep these handy pointers in mind.
FromSoftware has released a new patch for their upcoming action RPG Elden Ring, which brings in various fixes, such as improving controls, balance adjustments, and more.
Souls-like in an open world? Count me in.
FromSoftware's open world action RPG epic is finally out on February 25th for Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and PC.
"Please be mindful of spoilers for those who wish to experience The Lands Between for the first time with unclouded eyes," FromSoftware says.
Pre-loads are currently available for all Xbox platforms. Steam and PlayStation players must wait till 48 hours before release time for pre-loads.
Learn more The Lands Between and the various conflicts that await the Tarnished ahead of the game's release on February 25th.
FromSoftware's next magnum opus is nearly upon us. Here are all of the fun - and violent - things we can't wait to do when it's out.
FromSoftware continues its streak of reveals, as two more character classes are revealed from the upcoming action RPG Elden Ring.
Recommended requirements include a Core i7-8700K or Ryzen 5 3600K, 16 GB RAM, and a GeForce GTX 1070 or Radeon RX Vega 56 with 8 GB VRAM.
FromSoftware reveals two more classes players can play as in the upcoming action RPG Elden Ring, both being proficient in their own disciplines, adding more gameplay variety.
If the prematurely released requirements are anything to go by, Elden Ring's going to be a surprisingly demanding game.
Plenty of new details have emerged on FromSoftware's upcoming open world action RPG ahead of its imminent launch.
Various impressions based on seven hours with the final game are now live, providing tons of new details on enemies, bosses and more.
Here's what we know about the Elden Ring bosses that have been revealed so far.
Players can also come across seemingly normal structures that lead deep underground when the action RPG launches on February 25th.
The client will start up when loading the game and scan one's system for any signs of cheating. The data will then be used to identify and ban cheaters.
Hidetaka Miyazaki says he "rediscovered [his] love for making poison swamps" during Elden Ring's development.
Combat and an intriguing side objective that leads to a massive mine are showcased ahead of the game's release on February 25th.
New gameplay footage reveals a new mini-dungeon called Castle Mourne. Located in the Weeping Penninsula, it's teeming with deadly enemies.
"We want players to use their cunning, study the game, memorize what’s happening, and learn from their mistakes," says Hidetaka Miyazaki.
FromSoftware's biggest game yet launches on February 25th. Here's everything you need to know about it, from the combat to the open world setting.
Several clips have emerged showcasing various magic attacks, weapon arts, and ashes of wars from the upcoming FromSoftware open-world action RPG.
However, there's "many dozens more hours' worth of gameplay" as per producer Yasuhiro Kitao who also confirmed New Game Plus.
Development is going smoothly and the open world action RPG will be "ready for sale on February 25th" according to producer Yasuhiro Kitao.
Producer Yasuhiro Kitao discusses the fundamentals of the game, from its open world design and character customization to the dungeons.
For all the obvious reasons, and more.
A leaked clip shows one of the enemies called Crucible Knight Floh in action, going against the player character in the upcoming FromSoftware open world action RPG Elden Ring.
A newly leaked clip shows the upcoming FromSoftware open world action RPG's character creation features in action.
Ahead of its February launch, newly leaked gameplay clips have offered a look at previously unseen enemies from Elden Ring.
"Our graphics-systems team and our programmers have been pushing a lot of new features to create the best-looking games we’ve ever made.," says Hidetaka Miyazaki.
Director Hidetaka Miyazaki also states that the open world action RPG offers more freedom to players than FromSoftware had initially planned.
Elden Ring's director feels that the game's open world setting and the freedom that brings has allowed it to become his "ideal game"- or close to it, at least.
FromSoftware's upcoming open world RPG is going to be a little bigger than the studio's past games- but still not awfully large.
The Game of Thrones author talks about his experience crafting the "deep, dark, resonant world" that served as the game's foundation.
FromSoftware's Elden Ring shoed up at The Game Awards 2021 with a cinematic trailer detailing the game's lore, story, and more.
Publisher Bandai Namco is projecting a strong start for FromSoftware's upcoming open world action RPG where sales are concerned.
Elden Ring is shaping up to be an ambitious culmination of everything FromSoftware has done over the last decade.
Elden Ring runs smoother on the PS5 when running the PS4 Pro version via backward compatibility than the native PS5 version itself.
Thanks to a recent round of media hands-on previews, a bunch of new gameplay footage for Elden Ring has recently become available.
Invites for Elden Ring's closed network test have started rolling out, and many selected participants are selling them at exorbitant prices on sites like eBay.
Invitations for Elden Ring's closed network test will be rolling out shortly to selected participants, as revealed by FromSoftware in a recent post on Twitter.
An updated page for the game on the Xbox Store confirms that you'll need approximately 50 GB of free storage space for Elden Ring.
Bandai Namco has released full details on what to expect from Elden Ring's performance and resolution across all platforms.
From the Guiding Light to a proper world map and events, FromSoftware's next action RPG looks to be its biggest game yet.
There will be five classes to choose, from the Warrior with its agility and dual blades to the Enchanted Knight with its spells.
Listings for the game's Collector's Edition claim that it will feature a Performance Mode for 60 FPS gameplay and a Graphics Mode for 4K resolution on the new-gen consoles.
There's also the Premium Collector's Edition which includes a 1:1 replica helmet along with all of the Collector's Edition content.
Various quirky NPCs, mounted combat and a boss fight against Godrick the Golden adorn the extensive new gameplay preview.
The Collector's Edition includes a special box, 40 page hardcover art book, exclusive steelbook and a statue of Malenia, Blade of Miquella.
The gameplay preview will run for 15 minutes, though its content is currently unknown. A closed network test is also slated to start next week.
To go along with its brief delay, Bandai Namco and FromSoftware have also announced a closed beta for Elden Ring for mid-November.
In an official tweet, the development team noted that the "depth and strategic freedom of the game exceeded initial expectations."
An allegedly leaked gameplay clip shows about thirty seconds of an in-development build of FromSoftware's upcoming action RPG.
The latest game from FromSoftware is apparently aiming to be even bigger than the developer's previous smash hit series.
FromSoftware's open world RPG seems to be on track for its planned January 2022 launch for PlayStation, Xbox, and PC.
Much like Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Elden Ring will have tutorials that pop-up and provide details on the various mechanics.
FromSoftware's Yasuhiro Kitao also confirms no level requirement for Legacy Dungeons, though special items may be needed to enter.
Though Martin created Elden Ring's world and lore, the actual in-game text is still written by director Hidetaka Miyazaki.
Multiple paths with a complex layout and different approaches define this dungeon, which is akin to Boletarian Palace from Demon's Souls.
Players will venture across various regions, including a flooded city and swamps, while battling foes like dragons and falcons.
With the game launching in January of 2022, pre-orders for FromSoftware's open world action RPG should be going live soon as well.
FromSoftware finally unveiled gameplay and new details for its upcoming dark fantasy RPG. Here's what you need to know about The Lands Between.
George R.R. Martin says that while he did a lot of background work for From Software, but hasn't worked on the game in years.
The game's open world nature, greater freedom in crafting your own character builds, multiplayer, and more will make it more accessible than previous From titles.
Miyazaki gives us some more details about some of Elden Ring's systems that first appeared in an interview with Famitsu.
The Tarnished represent those exiled from The Lands Between, who return after the Elden Bring breaks into several shards.
There will also be more resources for recovering health and "fighting for a longer time than before' as per Miyazaki.
The action RPG provides a "much higher" degree of freedom than Dark Souls with optional bosses as per director Hidetaka Miyazaki
Each area has its own mainline dungeon map but players will find "a wide variety of catacombs, castles and fortresses" throughout the map.
Bandai Namco and FromSoftware have finally pulled back the curtain on the highly anticipated Elden Ring- here is everything that we've learned about it.
Whether it's charging headfirst into foes or using stealth to assassinate them, there will be a number of choices for players.
As a war called The Shattering breaks out over the Elden Ring's shards, the Tarnished arises to become the Elden Lord.
Bandai Namco has confirmed that FromSoftware's upcoming RPG will offer free PS4 to PS5 upgrades, and support Smart Deliver on Xbox.
FromSoftware's next big action RPG has received its first gameplay and will also be coming to Xbox Series X/S and PS5 along with previous-gen platforms.
Journalist Jeff Grubb says that FromSoftware's upcoming RPG might be getting its long-awaited update during the Summer Game Fest imminently.
From Software's eagerly awaited Souls-like could be closer to a reveal than many expect, according to noted insider Omnipotent.
Neither will Everwild, Hellblade 2, or Hideo Kojima's new game.
The six second clip was taken from an existing 3D environment showcase video.
The long-awaited RPG might release after April 2022.
Journalist Jeff Grubb believes the recent Elden Ring leak has led to a change in plans for Bandai Namco.
A well-known insider source says a lot will be familiar to Souls fans.
Still far from the optimal way to get a look at the game though.
Could this be the month we finally see Elden Ring's official re-reveal?
The COVID-19 pandemic has reportedly had a big impact on development.
Horseback combat and boss fights are reportedly showcased in it.
Xbox marketing GM Aaron Greenberg sets expectations in the wake of rumors.
"It's not going to pull a Winds of Winter," says Bloomberg's Jason Schreier.
Yep, that happened in 2019.
Take this with a grain of salt for now.
Journalist Jeff Grubb says it's not going to be "months and months and months" before we see the game.
Take this with a grain of salt, but FromSoftware might be ready to finally show their next game.
The head of Xbox seems to-Hold up, he's played a lot of what now?
"We hope you look forward to it," says the developer.
This game still exists.
FromSoftware's upcoming action RPG continues to elude the general public.
"Better chance of Bakugan" appearing tomorrow, as per VentureBeat's Jeff Grubb.
More rumors from a well-known insider point to big things for the game's narrative.
A FromSoftware veteran will be part of the RPG.
FromSoftware and Bandai Namco will "talk about it when they're ready."
If a Bloodborne sequel happens, it won't be anytime soon, according to insider Omnipotent.
The game's world takes inspiration from some unexpected places.
The game's systems will be more active than previous FromSoftware titles.
FromSoftware's upcoming action RPG will be present at the show in some capacity.
FromSoftware's next game might be out earlier than we expected.
FromSoftware's next title is seemingly MIA at the conference.
The next action RPG from FromSoftware will finally get shown behind closed doors.
Publisher Bandai Namco confirms FromSoftware's open world title won't be seeing the limelight just yet.
From's Masanori Takeuchi specifically mentions Guillermo del Toro and his work on Pacific Rim.
FromSoftware are really doubling down on the game's open world elements.
Don't expect a vibrant world.
Game director Hidetaka Miyazaki feels Martin's contribution to writing the game's lore instead of its direct narrative will be in the best interests of all involved.
Here's everything you need to know about Miyazaki and Martin's new creation.
Gotta go back to actually reading the item descriptions.
Game director Hidetaka Miyazaki promises memorable boss encounters.
Souls fans should find the game familiar.
So what is an Elden Ring?
There will be a "wide variety of weapons, magic and ways to engage enemies", as per Hidetaka Miyazaki.
The Elden Ring has been shattered and the world is in ruins (as usual).
Featuring a new world, this will be "FromSoftware's largest game-to-date," as per leaks.
When you play the game of rumors, you live or you get debunked.
With a Norse mythology setting and focus on horseback open world exploration.