Everything we know about ‘Elden Ring’ – George RR Martin’s latest excuse to not finish writing Game of Thrones

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Old mate Rail Roads is at it again. Just last month he said that he should be locked up if he doesn’t finish the next Game of Thrones by next year.

Well, now he’s writing the backstory and world-crafting an entire game with Dark Souls creator Hidetaka Miyazaki so there’s a good chance he’ll be behind bars.

In development for two year, Elden Ring was unveiled at Microsoft’s E3 briefing despite the fact the title will be coming to PC, PS4 & Xbox. The beautifully rendered trailer (embedded above) gives little away, talking of an “Elden Ring” broken by someone or something.

The trailer itself is already be the subject of a million theories and explainer videos but is largely a someone smashing a ring, presumably the Elden one, and a bunch of weird medieval set horror. Think Red Woman without her necklace but her hair is forging a hammer or she is the hammer. Who the fuck knows.

This game is so far away there’s little point in analysing it much further but we can at least pass on the information given to us during a press briefing.

Elden Ring is the most ambitious game ever made by From Software and Bandai Namco.

The game is an action RPG, that takes place in an open-world full of danger. According to Miyazaki the definition of open-world is open to interpretation so don’t expect it to the GTA of Dark Souls.

The world has been created by the critically acclaimed game director, Hidetaka Miyazaki and world-renowned writer George R R Martin.

Together they’ve worked on the character stories as well as the world’s mythology.

So there you have it. Basically fuck all, with little more likely to come for a year or more.

It really doesn’t matter to me. I, along with thousands of others just need either of those two names attached to a project to warrant me checking it out (and likely buying it).

As long as I’m not playing Bran or the Three-Eyed-Boring-Bowl-Cut or whatever his name is I’m down.