Elden Ring managed to promote 13.4 million copies in simply over a month, firmly cementing it as FromSoftware’s most profitable recreation up to now.
The staggering gross sales have been revealed in Bandai Namco’s newest earnings name, spanning the primary 5 weeks of the sport’s launch. Around 12 million of these gross sales got here within the first three weeks alone. For comparability, Darkish Souls 3 was FromSoftware’s former bestseller, transport 10 million copies throughout 4 years. The Darkish Souls sequence as a complete is sitting at round 27 million copies, so for Elden Ring to already be nearing half of that’s no imply feat.
It is felt like essentially the most accessible Souls recreation but, with a ton of my mates who’d beforehand by no means thought-about choosing up a FromSoftware recreation diving straight in. There’s been tons of entertaining strats and speedruns over the previous two months—from folks clearing the sport in less than 10 minutes to the legend that’s Let Me Solo Her. Even for non-Elden Ring followers like myself, it has been nice seeing all of the alternative ways folks have been manoeuvring the Lands Between.
With the gross sales knowledge solely going til the top of March, who is aware of what number of extra copies have been bought all through April and the start of Might. I would not be shocked if Elden Ring is already shut or surpassed 15 million, and I am curious to see if it comes near hitting the 20 million mark by the top of 2022.