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19 Facts About Elden Ring
Elden Ring received critical acclaim for its open-world, gameplay systems, and setting, with criticism going towards technical performance issues upon release.
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Elden Ring is an action role-playing game played in a third person perspective, with gameplay focusing on combat and exploration.
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Spells in Elden Ring allow the player to enhance their own weapons, fight enemies from afar, and restore lost hit points.
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Weapons in Elden Ring can be improved using Ashes of War, obtainable items that grant weapons new capabilities.
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Elden Ring has a multiplayer system that allows players to be summoned for both cooperative and player versus player play over the Internet.
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Elden Ring takes place in the Lands Between, a fictional landmass ruled over by several demigods.
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When Marika eventually shattered the Elden Ring and disappeared, her demigod children began warring over pieces of the Ring in an event called the Shattering.
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Each demigod possesses a shard of the Elden Ring called a Great Rune, which corrupts them with power.
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Elden Ring explained that although the combat in Elden Ring has similarities to Sekiro, neither game directly inspired the mechanics of the other.
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The design team of Elden Ring focused on environmental scale, roleplaying elements, and storytelling as the core elements of the game.
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Elden Ring credited RuneQuest, The Lord of the Rings, and Michael Moorcock's novel The Eternal Champion as inspirations for the game's story.
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Elden Ring was revealed during the Xbox games conference at E3 2019.
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Elden Ring had performance issues at launch, with complaints of deficient frame rate being common.
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Elden Ring received "universal acclaim" according to review aggregator Metacritic and ranks as the fourth highest-reviewed game on OpenCritic.
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Similarly to FromSoftware's earlier Souls games, Elden Ring difficulty provoked much commentary, with reviewers both praising and criticizing its lack of easier modes as discouraging towards new players.
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The combat of Elden Ring was praised for offering options towards fighting enemies, while keeping the game challenging.
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Story of Elden Ring was noted by reviewers for lacking Martin's writing style.
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Elden Ring sold copies worldwide by the end of March 2022 and by the end of June 2022.
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