Updated: Oct 27, 2021
Elden Ring is an upcoming action game announced on June 11, 2021, on YouTube. The game is developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The game is a collaborative between game director Hidetaka Miyazak and novelist George R.R. Martin from the famous TV Series Games Of Throne.
Release Date of Elden Ring
Elden Rings will be Release on January 21, 2022, for PC, PlayStation 4. PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One.
Gameplay And Features Of Elden Rings
Director Hidetaka Miyazak explained, Elden Ring played as a Third Person as well as gameplay focusing on combat and exploration.
1. The game is a Vast Open-World map, in the map including six main areas for freely explore the Lands like castles, fortresses, and catacombs. The map looks hand-drawn style and looks amazing.
On this map, you can see the mountain, dessert, and enormous ocean with ships, rowboats, and ocean creature signs. Also from FormSoftware, you can set markers to help with exploration and visit the unexplored place to contain crafting ingredients or defeat dangerous enemies. The map showed pillars of light in the distance, helping you move toward them. To expand the map collect "map fragment" to build out loot table here, to encourage dungeon diving. Once you discovered the location you can easily fast travel there.
2. The Grace Checkpoints, Grace is a ray of light that pointing you toward your main objective. At a point of Lost Grace, You can Summon the firekeeper of Elden Ring. First is she materializes like spirit, second is has light pinkish with blonde hair and has olive eyes. Her name is Melina and offer to you accord.
You can also level up and Customized like weapons, spirit summons, and refill this game equivalent of an Estus Flask.
3. After Leaving the grace, the player starts running and summons their mount while moving fast. when you are in mid-combat you can use spirit speed. During the presentation, From Software made clear that you might prefer the term of horseback combat to fight on horseback against larger foes where hit and run tactics are effective and dismount to encounter multiple enemies. Sprinting doesn't consume stamina while out of combat, this will help you explore the world.
On horseback, you can easily fire arrows, use the fire of socery and swing your weapons.
4. After understanding horseback combat in the fight against enemies and you can also combat with giants and Bosses. FromSoftware is calling boss is Field Bosses and mini- bosses varying in difficulty that can be fought in the open world. when you defeat felid bosses, it leaves a grace checkpoint behind.
5. Another section of Gameplay is Combat. Elder Ring will introduce a stealth system and mounted combat; these new features are expected to encourage players in strategizing their combat approach with each unique enemy they encounter. In this you can use binoculars to scout out an enemy camp below, planning their assault. You also quietly incapacities enemies from distance, allowing you to sneak past without having to kill them the sleep arrow. you can use melee and ranged attacks in mid-air, like Sekiro. SKILLS can be discovered around the world and can be applied to any weapon alongside equipment, magic abilities, and items players can craft using materials found within the world. The character of the game also performs a wind blast from a scimitar and a thunder strike from a polearm. There is more item hidden around the deferent area of the world for unlocking. Resurrection mechanics after in-game death won't be available, however, some elements were added to ensure the player's progression within the game.
6. Another set of things you can find hidden around the world are Spirits of the Deceased or Spirit Summoned. This helps unlock different sets of summons. Can be summoned in the difficult area while you dealing with high damage. According to FromSoftware, Spirit Summons use the FP (mana) System at obelisks you'll remember from Dark Souls, Stronger summons uses more FP, and weaker summons uses less FP. If you summoned spirit, you might not access to your spell and skills. Spirit Summons are very powerful.
7. The game will also feature summoning mechanics, where players can summon a large variety of collectible spirits hidden throughout the game's world map, including previously defeated enemies, as allies to assist them in battle.
8. The other section of Elden Ring is a very exciting showcase of CO-OP similar to the Souls series. FromSoftware, previously mentioned that they want to reduce the friction required for co-op removing requirements like having humanity more. Make it easy to bring our friends into our world. You can summon max 2 in co-op, cannot use steed and invasion during co-op.
9. We are making to Stormvale Castle the legacy dungeons of this first open world. If the open world of Elden Ring is Dark Souls with a horse, then legacy dungeons are dark souls with a jump. In this castle, they're way more vertical than before, with multiple paths left and right, up and down.
In the game, our character talks to an NPC as soon as they arrive then NPC recommends we take the back way to the castle. The player has the option for the main gate and is instantaneous shot down by ballista arrow fire. Our player quickly changes their mind and take the back way to castle. Like Sekiro you can use jumps to get over rubble, avoid guards that signal the alarm, and use sleep arrows to sneak past giant's enemies.
10. Elden Ring Will Be Made Up Of 6 Demigod-Ruled Dungeons, you Can Tackle In Any Order.
You can defeat armed demigods with multiple counter-attacks. When you block an attack Elden Ring with weapons, it seems like you can quickly do with a unique counter-attack. In the previous game in Dark Souls, it was usually always terrible idea to block with your weapon, as stamina and chip damage was high. But now in Elden Ring, there is an offensive benefit to blocking an attack in-game.
In Conclusion. Elden Ring is kind of Big Dark Soul and Sekiro Souls. Also, Elden Ring is still in mystery. We learned about world structure, world map, legacy dungeons, summons, Grace, Combat, Customization, Bosses, and Demigods. But, you already know some little points about this game after reading the full article.