Elden Ring resurfaces with new trailer, release date

Elden Ring, the long-waited for brand-new video game from Dark Souls designer FromSoftware, has actually lastly come out of hiding. Publisher Bandai Namco provided fans a makeover at the impressive dream role-playing video game throughout Thursday’s Summertime Video game Fest Kickoff Live stream.

The brand-new trailer for Elden Ring revealed gameplay for the very first time, gameplay that will look extremely familiar to fans of Dark Souls, Bloodborne, and Sekiro: Shadows Pass Away Two Times. We likewise got a release date — Jan. 21, 2022 — and platforms. Elden Ring is concerning current-gen and last-gen consoles, along with PC.

Elden Ring appears to have numerous components familiar to Dark Souls gamers: swords and sorcery, summonable allies, and huge legendary beasts to fight. However it likewise has something fans of FromSoftware aren’t accustomed to: horses!

Take a look at brand-new 4K pictures of Elden Ring in the gallery listed below.

The last time we heard anything about Elden Ring remained in June 2019, when Bandai Namco and FromSoftware formally exposed the video game. Elden Ring was pitched at that year’s E3 as FromSoftware’s “largest game to-date,” and is stated to be embeded in a “sprawling realm steeped in a rich and bloody history” crafted by Dark Souls developer Hidetaka Miyazaki and Video game of Thrones developer George R.R. Martin.

Miyazaki has actually stated that Elden Ring will be “full of things that we weren’t able to do in the Dark Souls series.” The video game will focus “more heavily on RPG elements,” Miyazaki stated 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 fans have actually because been wrecked with Elden Ring-info withdrawal, leading the neighborhood to fill deep space with its own, self-created tradition.

Elden Ring is concerning PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X next year.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.