Bandai Namco has delayed the launch of the highly anticipated RPG Elden Ring. The game will now launch on February 25, 2022, a delay from January.
Explaining the delay, the developers said, “The depth & strategic freedom of the game exceeded initial expectations. Thank you for your trust & patience.”
Important message:ELDEN RING will release on Feb 25, 2022, as the depth & strategic freedom of the game exceeded initial expectations. Thank you for your trust & patience. We look forward to seeing you experience the game in the Closed Network Test in Nov.The #ELDENRING Team
— ELDEN RING (@ELDENRING) October 18, 2021
The publisher also announced a closed network test for Elden Ring, and it begins very soon. The closed network test begins on November 12, and you can register now for a chance to get in.
Xbox boss Phil Spencer told us last year that he had already been playing Elden Ring, describing it as director Hidetaka Miyazaki’s “most ambitious game.” It’s set for release on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S. A free upgrade will be available for PS4 players to the PS5 version, while the Xbox versions will offer Smart Delivery support. For more, check out our Elden Ring preorder guide.
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