What you need to know
- A launch trailer for the Elden Ring, FromSoftware's latest action-RPG, has been released online.
- This trailer gives a small glimpse at what monsters and locales the player will encounter in the game.
- Elden Ring will be released this week on Feb. 25 for Xbox, PlayStation, and PC platforms, and it supports Xbox Smart Delivery.
After many years of waiting, FromSoftware's open-world, action-RPG Elden Ring will be released on consoles and PC this week. To mark the occasion, Elden Ring's publisher, Bandai Namco, has uploaded a launch trailer for the game, showcasing locales and enemies that were either shown briefly or never seen before in previous trailers. You can watch the new trailer here.
Elden Ring has many awe-inspiring and horrifying surprises in store for players. Among these foes are hordes of fire-breathing dragons, a barbaric demigod named General Radahn who can rip the earth asunder with his greatswords, and horrific alien creatures that look like your worst nightmares come to life. From towering warriors to ancient beasts and eldritch horrors, this game will not hold back on anyone brave enough to venture into the Lands Between.
Do you have what it takes to beat these monstrosities and become the next Elden Lord? Muster your courage and find out when Elden Ring launches for the Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC via Steam on Feb. 25, 2022.
Preorders, along with preloads for the Xbox version, are available now. In addition, Elden Ring supports Smart Delivery for Xbox so players can own both the Xbox One and Series X|S versions of the game in one purchase.
The successor to Dark Souls
Elden Ring ... oh, Elden Ring!
Elden Ring is FromSoftware's next fantasy epic, featuring a focus on open-ended design in a universe created by both FromSoftware president Hidetaka Miyazaki and A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin.
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Alexander Cope is a gaming veteran of 30-plus years, primarily covering PC and Xbox games here on Windows Central. Gaming since the 8-bit era, Alexander's expertise revolves around gaming guides and news, with a particular focus on Japanese titles from the likes of Elden Ring to Final Fantasy. Alexander is always on deck to help our readers conquer the industry's most difficult games — when he can pry himself away from Monster Hunter that is!