Elden Ring Will Get a Day 1 Patch That Adds New Content

Bandai Namco and FromSoftware revealed via a series of tweets that Elden Ring will receive a day one patch which will add more content to the game. This includes a Recent Items tab in the inventory which shows items you recently picked up. Additionally, Active Summoning Pools will now carry over to New Game Plus, and Individual Summoning Pools can now be enabled / disabled in the newly added Map Functions Menu. Only active Summoning Pools will be selected when using the Small Golden Effigy. Lastly, the game will also receive five new hairstyles that can be selected during character creation, using the Clouded Mirror Stand or using Rennala’s Rebirth feature. Elden Ring launched on February 25, 2022 worldwide for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. The game’s DLC Shadow of the Erdtree, will launch on  June 21. 

The expansion’s details via Bandai Namco:

Winner of hundreds of accolades including The Game Awards Game of the Year and Golden Joystick Awards Ultimate Game of the Year, Elden Ring is the acclaimed action RPG epic set in a vast, dark fantasy world. Players embark on an epic quest with the freedom to explore and adventure at their own pace.

The “Shadow of the Erdtree” expansion features an all-new story set in the Land of Shadow imbued with mystery, perilous dungeons, and new enemies, weapons and equipment.

Discover uncharted territories, face formidable adversaries, and revel in the satisfying triumph of victory. Dive into the riveting interplay of characters, where drama and intrigue intertwine, that create an immersive experience to savor and enjoy.

Base Editions

“Shadow of the Erdtree” Expansion – The standard version of the expansion, available digitally on all platforms.
Elden Ring: “Shadow of the Erdtree” Edition – Special packaged bundle including the Elden Ring base game (disc) and the “Shadow of the Erdtree” expansion (digital); physical retail versions are available only for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S; available digitally on all platforms.
Premium Editions

Premium Bundle – Includes the “Shadow of the Erdtree” expansion expansion and comes with digital art book and digital soundtrack bonus content for the expansion. Available digitally on all platforms.

Deluxe Edition – Includes the Elden Ring base game, the “Shadow of the Erdtree” expansion, and comes with digital art books and digital soundtracks for both the base game and the expansion. Available digitally on all platforms.
Collector’s Edition (Limited Quantity)
Elden Ring: “Shadow of the Erdtree” Collector’s Edition – Includes a single voucher code of the selected platform for the “Shadow of the Erdtree” expansion and comes with an approximately 18-inches (46-centimeters) statue of “Messmer the Impaler,” 40-page physical art book, and digital soundtrack. Quantities are limited, and exclusive to the Bandai Namco Entertainment Store (shipping is restricted to the United States and Canada.)

Exclusive Merchandise Pre-Order (Limited Quantity)

Available only in the Bandai Namco Entertainment Store in very limited quantities, pre-orders are now available for the Elden Ring “Shadow of the Erdtree” Helmet of Messmer the Impaler. This exclusive item includes a one-of-a-kind display piece made for the most discerning, distinguished, and dripped out Tarnished. This elaborate replica helmet of the imposing Messmer the Impaler is crafted with precise detail and comes with a numbered certificate of authenticity. This item is available only while supplies last and will ship beginning June 28 (shipping is restricted to the United States and Canada). This is a collectible item only and does not include any game content.

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