SINGAPORE – 16 March 2022 – Today, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia & FromSoftware, Inc. announced that their new Action-RPG game ELDEN RING™ has reached 12 million units sold worldwide*, confirming a fantastic start for the new franchise.
“It’s astonishing to see just how many people have been playing ELDEN RING™. I’d like to extend our heartfelt thanks on behalf of the entire development team”, said Hidetaka Miyazaki, President and CEO/Director of FROMSOFTWARE. “ELDEN RING™ is based on a mythological story written by George R. R. Martin. We hope players enjoy a high level of freedom when adventuring through its vast world, exploring its many secrets and facing up to its many threats. Thank you for your continued support.”
“Co-development between FromSoftware and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment has brought to life this new Action-RPG, ELDEN RING™, which has surpassed 12M units in sales worldwide.” added Yasuo Miyakawa, President and CEO of BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc, “I would like to use this opportunity to give my thanks to all our fans who have brought ELDEN RING™ into their gaming life. I am very proud to have been involved in bringing such a wonderful and fantastic game to life with FromSoftware, under the guidance of Director Miyazaki, and with George R. R. Martin.
Much effort was placed into creating ELDEN RING™ in order to exceed the expectations of our fans worldwide. With a similar goal, we will continue our efforts in expanding the brand beyond the game itself, and into everyone’s daily life. We will continue to create enjoyment and fulfillment through entertainment, so that we can come closer and connect to our fans around the world.”
With ELDEN RING™, FromSoftware brings to life their signature carefully crafted universe and stories, as imagined by Hidetaka Miyazaki – creator of the influential DARK SOULS® video game series; and George R.R. Martin – author of The New York Times’ best-selling fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire.
Players will chart their own path in the vast and seamless world of the Lands Between, on foot or riding Torrent their trusted Spectral Steed. Exploration is endless in this world full of wonders, but dangers lurks around every corner.
Title: ELDEN RING
Platform: PS4, PS5, XB1, XB X|S, PC
Release Date: 25 February 2022
Copyright: ELDEN RING™ & ©BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. / ©2022 FromSoftware, Inc.
*Figures as of 14 March 2022.
**Players who purchase the PlayStation®4 version can upgrade for free to the PlayStation®5 version. Please note that players who purchase the physical disc version of the game cannot upgrade on the PS5™ Digital Edition, as it does not have a disc drive. Players who purchase the digital version for PS5™ on the PlayStation™Store can also download the PS4™ at no additional cost. In all cases, registration to the PlayStation™Network, sufficient storage space, and a fast internet connection (including data transfer fees) are required.
** Smart Delivery is supported for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. After purchasing the game once, players can play the game on the Xbox Series X and/or Xbox One.
Information is accurate as of the date of announcement.
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About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia Pte Ltd.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia Pte Ltd. part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN®, TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR®, NARUTO®, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN®, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA®, RIDGE RACER® and ACE COMBAT®. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.bandainamcoent.