It was more than obvious that Elden Ring is being a success on many levels, from critics to commercially, and that is why finally FromSoftware and Bandai Namco have revealed the most anticipated data by users: know the number of copies they have sold. Specifically, with just over a week to go until its first month of release, the game already accumulates over 12 million copies soldthus being the greatest success seen by both the studio and the developer.
This has already caused them to speak out and advise that the Elden Ring IP will expand beyond gaming into “other forms of entertainment“.
“It’s amazing to see how many people have played Elden Ring.
I would like to say a heartfelt thank you on behalf of the entire development team.
“Elden Ring” is based on a mythological story written by George RR Martin. We hope that players will enjoy a high level of freedom as they venture through its vast world, explore its many secrets, and face its many threats.
Thank you for your continued support,” said Hidetaka Miyazaki, President and CEO of FromSoftware, Inc.
“The joint development of FromSoftware and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment has resulted in the new action RPG ELDEN RING, which has sold over 12 million units worldwide.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the fans who have brought ELDEN RING into their gaming life. I am very proud to have been involved in creating such a wonderful and fantastic game with FromSoftware, under the direction of director Miyazaki, and with George RR Martin.
A lot of effort has gone into creating ELDEN RING so that we can exceed the expectations of our fans around the world. Similarly, we will continue to strive to expand the brand beyond the game itself, and into everyone’s daily lives.
We will continue to create fun and satisfaction through entertainment so that we can get closer and connect with our fans around the world,” said Yasuo Miyakawa, President and CEO of BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.