After years of anticipation, we now have a full trailer and launch date for Elden Ring, the upcoming motion RPG from developer FromSoftware (Darkish Souls, Demon Souls, Bloodborne, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice…) and A Music of Ice and Hearth creator George R.R. Martin. First introduced in 2019, this full reveal comes as part of the Summer Games Fest Kickoff livestream, which began earlier in the present day and is working all through the month. Elden Ring involves PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X|S, and PC on January 21, 2022.
Based mostly on the above trailer, Elden Ring appears like what we’ve come to count on from FromSoftware, with environments equal elements intricate and infinite, a gothic aura, colossal monsters, and grueling fight. As well as, it seems that the sport will function FromSoftware’s distinctive multiplayer factor that permits gamers to leap into video games and help fellow heroes, in addition to depart useful (or maybe mischievous) messages for different gamers to learn.
Nonetheless, it’s clear Elden Ring might be fairly a bit larger than their earlier entries, making us further grateful for the flexibility to experience mounts whereas traversing the doomed-looking land stuffed with werewolves and different large baddies. With Recreation of Thrones’ George R.R. Martin aiding with the sport’s narrative, we’re anticipating much more deep lore and tragedy than ever earlier than, which is saying rather a lot. And hey, right here’s hoping the sport’s not-so-far-off launch date means Martin is now freed as much as get again to A Music of Ice and Hearth, the key phrase right here being “hoping.”