The Elden Ring gameplay reveal answered — and raised — plenty of questions.
Elden Ring’s short delay to February 2022 may be disappointing, but FromSoftware’s recent gameplay preview suggests it’ll be worth the wait.
FromSoftware games have always had friendly NPCs, but they may be a bigger part of Elden Ring.
Remember the pot boys from Elden Ring’s earlier trailer? Here’s their big brother, a voiced NPC who the player initially has to save from a tight spot, not unlike Siegward in Dark Souls.
FromSoftware is making multiplayer easier. It seems they’re doing away with their usual, unreliable summoning signs and letting players call in friends near checkpoints instead.
By abandoning linear paths, Elden Ring opens the door for secrets and shortcuts hidden all over its map.
Elden Ring is taking cues from Sekiro, not Dark Souls, when you need to go quiet.