Elden Ring Pushed to February, Closed Network Test Set for November
Bandai Namco and FromSoftware announced a month-long delay for the release of action RPG Elden Ring. The game will now release for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S on February 25, 2021.
In addition, the companies announced a closed network test will take place on the weekend of November 12-14, 2021. The closed network will be playable on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. It will include cross-generation multiplayer for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 and for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. Those interested in participating can apply through the game’s official website. The test will take place across five three-hour time blocks:
- November 12 — 3am to 6am PST
- November 12 — 7pm to 10pm PST
- November 13 — 11am to 2pm PST
- November 14 — 3am to 6am PST
- November 14 — 7pm to 10pm PST
Elden Ring is an action RPG set in the Lands Between, a world created by Souls series creator Hidetaka Miyazaki and A Song of Ice and Fire author George R. R. Martin. The game features the mysterious Elden Ring, a power sought by many adventurers that bestows the title of Elden Lord of the Lands Between. Combat can be tackled head on, by stealth tactics, or by calling on allies for an assist, with an assortment of weapons, skills, and magic to utilize during combat.