Bandai Namco Entertainment and FromSoftware’s blockbuster
In a press release, Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc. recently announced that Elden Ring, jointly made with FromSoftware Inc, has sold more than 20 million units. Elden Ring has shipped over 20 million units worldwide and sold over 20 million digital copies. As of June 30, 2022, the open-world action RPG shipped 16.6 million units and recently sold an additional 3.4 million units. The game launched on the 25th of February 2022, and since then, the action RPG got famous. Fans played the game so much that it grabbed the Game of the Year title at The Games Award 2022. Now it has captured another outstanding achievement.
Our heartfelt thanks for your support and companionship on this journey.#ELDENRING pic.twitter.com/S8eqiNk0Uv— ELDEN RING (@ELDENRING) February 22, 2023
About the game
FromSoftware made Elden Ring available with the same action system implemented in the Dark Souls series, and Elden Ring got the action systems from there. But the development team put up a strong emphasis on creating a good story for Elden Ring. The game consists of a fantasy plot where players can control the fate of the World. Thanks to the help from Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin. Players came across various characters, each with goals and potential effects on the game’s plot growth and progress. By revealing the mysteries and myths, players could control the course of the cursed land throughout the game.
The release of games on platforms like PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox X|S, Xbox One and Steam. It was available to North America, LATAM, EU, Middle East and Africa, Oceania and Asia, including Japan. Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc. sold the game overseas, and FromSoftware, Inc sold the game in Japan.
Developers appreciate the fans
Since its release on February 25, 2022, millions of fans have backed the game. It has shipped more than 20 million units globally, combining the development skills of FromSoftware and Bandai Namco Entertainment’s international network. The Game Awards 2022 was one of them. The companies sincerely thank everyone who has played the game.
It’s an outstanding achievement for the game and the developing companies as the game has lived up to the moment and has sold an enormous number of units worldwide. It is about to complete one year from its release date.