Elden Ring is getting a digital lore, as well as a building a new world “primer” before the game is released.
Manga and graphic novel expert Yen Press recently revealed(opens in a new tab) “The Overture of Elden Ring,” the book that the publisher describes as the “primer packed with info you won’t find anywhere else.” The book is scheduled to be released in digital formats next week on the 3rd of February.
It appears that a large part of the book’s material outlines the locations and characters from Elden Ring’s test of the network’s limitations. The book also features a rare interview with director of the franchise And FromSoftware President Hidetaka Miyazaki. In an Tweet(opens in a new page), Yen Press said that the game contains “new details on gameplay mechanics” also and we’re sure it’s not simply a lore dump but we wouldn’t be complaining in the event that it were.
Overall, The Overture of Elden Ring promises “greater detail about the game’s depth, scale, gameplay, and the gorgeous landscapes that players can explore.” The book contains a few pages about Dark Souls and Bloodborne, with pictures from “enemies and locales” from each game appearing on occasion, possibly to serve as comparisons or as inspirations for Elden Ring’s settings or creatures.
We were given a few additional Elden Ring information at the recent FromSoftware Taipei Game Show presentation. Producer Yasuhiro Kitao reaffirmed that Elden Ring can be “perfect” for people who felt overwhelmed by Dark Souls, and briefly talked about the way Elden Ring’s brand new game functions, including the Roundtable Hold where NPCs gather and The studio’s efforts to create a day one update now that the game has been made gold.
What Elden Ring fans used an ancient Chinese dialect to interpret their game’s layout