Elden Ring Has Sold 12 Million Units Worldwide

A big congratulations!
A big congratulations! Banda Namco

The new action RPG game Elden Ring has sold 12 million units worldwide. Just released last February 25, this makes it a good start for a game that is sure to become a franchise.

Elden Ring was developed by FromSoftware and directed by Hidetaka Miyazaki, the creator of the Dark Souls franchise. The game was made in collaboration with George R. R. Martin, the one responsible for the materials for the setting of the game.

In a statement, Director Hidetaka Miyazaki shared that it was surprising to see how many people have been playing the game and he extends his heartfelt thanks. He added that he hopes everyone enjoys a high level of freedom as they go on an adventure in the game’s vast world.

Meanwhile, Bandai Namco President and CEO Yasuo Miyakawa said that he thanks all the fans who brought Elden Ring into their lives. He shared that he is proud to have been part of introducing a wonderful and fantastic game to life. Miyakawa went on to say that the effort put into creating the game was to ensure that it exceeded the expectations of fans. He added that they’re going to continue their efforts in expanding the brand beyond the game itself.

For those not familiar with this game, features include:

  • A Vast World Full of Excitement
    • A vast world with a variety of situations and huge dungeons with complex and three-dimensional designs that are seamlessly connected.
  • Create your Own Character
    • In addition to being able to customize the appearance of their character, players can freely combine weapons, armor, and magic that they equip.
    • Players can develop their character according to their playstyle, such as increasing muscle strength to become a strong warrior, or mastering magic.
  • An Epic Drama Born from a Myth
    • Experience a multilayered story told in fragments.
    • An epic drama in which the various thoughts of the characters intersect in the Lands Between.
  • Unique Online Play that Loosely Connects You to Others
    • The game supports a unique asynchronous online element that allows players to feel the presence of others.

Elden Ring is available on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.

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