Elden Ring: Release Date, Gameplay, Trailer & More

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Elden Ring is one of the most hyped RPGs of 2022. After receiving an official release date last year, lots of questions were left unanswered. If you want to answer them yourself, you might just have to give it a go. Here's what you should know before release.

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After years of waiting, Elden Ring's release is finally almost here. Parts of the world are now mere hours away from playing the game.

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If you have the game preordered, you can preload it right now.

Gameplay Reveal

In a 20-minute preview live stream, we saw a huge reel of gameplay and new footage for Elden Ring.

The reveal had all fans of the game hyped and did the unthinkable... It left everyone happy!

Elden Ring Delayed

In an announcement made on 18 October 2021, Elden Ring will now release on Friday, 25 February 2022.

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The delay comes as a surprise given how confident From Software seemed of their initial date and how long it too to commit to a release date at all.

Release Date

Elden Ring will launch on January 21, 2022. It's been a long time since it's original reveal at E3 in 2019, but it certainly looks to be worth the wait.

Time will tell if players get a chance to try the game sooner, or when preorders will open.

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Trailer

We've got a serious look at Elden Ring thanks to its new gameplay trailer, which premiered at Summer Game Fest on June 10.

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It shows off the game's engaging art style, action-packed combat, and immersive world-building.

Check out the massive trailer below:

Platforms

Elden Ring has been confirmed for the following platforms:

  • PC
  • PS4
  • PS5
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox Series S
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  • Xbox Series X

This is fantastic news for gamers from all console families, though it's a miss for Nintendo Switch hopefuls.

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Gameplay

Elden Ring will follow along with the Souls genre, being created in part by the genre's creator, Hidetaka Miyazaki.

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It features a dark fantasy universe that also follows along with the Souls genre, and mixes in some flair from A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin.

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This will create an epic, powerful, and violent gameplay experience for players, where skill is the only separator from success and crushing defeat navigating challenging fights and bosses.