Elden Ring

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Elden Ring
Publisher(s)Bandai Namco Entertainment
FromSoftware (Japan)
Director(s)Hidetaka Miyazaki
Yui Tanimura
Producer(s)Yuzo Kojima
Designer(s)Yosuke Kayugawa
Ryu Matsumoto
Programmer(s)Takeshi Suzuki
Yuki Kido
Artist(s)Hidenori Sato
Ryo Fujimaki
Writer(s)Hidetaka Miyazaki
George R. R. Martin
Composer(s)Tsukasa Saitoh
Shoi Miyazawa
Tai Tomisawa
Yuka Kitamura
Yoshimi Kudo
SeriesElden Ring Edit this on Wikidata
Platform(s)PlayStation 4
PlayStation 5
Xbox One
Xbox Series X/S
ReleaseFebruary 25, 2022
Genre(s)Action role-playing
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Elden Ring is an action role-playing video game. It was published by FromSoftware in Japan and Bandai Namco Entertainment in the rest of the World. The game was developed by FromSoftware. Writer George R. R. Martin helped with the game. The game was released on February 25, 2022.[1] They released the game for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. It is similar to Dark Souls, making it a soulslike game.

In the game, the player travels the open World, trying to get Great Runes, which are shards of the Elden Ring. They have to defeat bosses to find them. The player tries to work their way up to becoming the new ruler of the kingdom and the Elden Lord.

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The game was very well liked by both game critics and players. Critics said that they liked how large the open world environment was and how the player could explore it.[2][3]

Since February 2024, Elden Ring has sold over 23 million copies worldwide.[4]

The game has also won many awards. It is the most awarded game in video game history.[5]

Among the awards won, it has been named Game of the Year by multiple different video game publications.[6][7][8][9]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Elden Ring Delayed to February, Announces a Console-Only Closed Network Test". IGN. Retrieved February 27, 2024.
  2. "Elden Ring Review". IGN. Retrieved February 28, 2024.
  3. "Elden Ring is FromSoftware's best, most approachable, and difficult game yet". Polygon. Retrieved February 28, 2024.
  4. "Elden Ring Sales Swell to an Incredible 23 Million". IGN. Retrieved February 28, 2024.
  5. "As Elden Ring beats The Last of Us 2's Game of the Year record, the two fan groups react in very different ways". GamesRadar. Retrieved February 28, 2024.
  6. "The Game Awards 2022 Winners: The Full List". IGN. Retrieved February 28, 2024.
  7. "The Best Game of 2022". IGN. Retrieved February 28, 2024.
  8. "Elden Ring Is GameSpot's Game Of The Year 2022". GameSpot. Retrieved February 28, 2024.
  9. "Game of the Year 2022: Elden Ring". PC Gamer. Retrieved February 28, 2024.

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