Elden Ring celebrates 20 million sales before its first anniversary

Elden Ring celebrates 20 million sales before its first anniversary

Elden Ring, the highly anticipated action role-playing game, has taken the gaming world by storm since its release in 2022. The game, developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment, has garnered immense praise and attention from players and streamers alike. In this article, we’ll explore the game’s success and why it’s considered one of the best games of 2022.

Over 20 Million Copies Sold

Elden Ring has achieved remarkable success since its launch, with over 20 million copies sold worldwide. Bandai Namco Entertainment recently confirmed this figure in an announcement made on February 22, 2023 – just three days after the game’s first anniversary. The game’s popularity has only continued to soar, thanks to its engaging gameplay, stunning graphics, and immersive storytelling.

Game of the Year 2022

Elden Ring’s success has not gone unnoticed, with the game winning several awards, including the highly coveted Game of the Year award at The Game Awards 2022. The game has also won over 400+ awards from various outlets and player choice polls. Its success has been so phenomenal that it’s been considered the closest thing to a unanimous pick.

Participation of George RR Martin

One of the key highlights of Elden Ring’s success is the participation of George RR Martin, the renowned author of A Song of Ice and Fire, in the making of the game. His involvement has brought a new level of storytelling and world-building to the game, making it an even more immersive experience for players.

Legacy Dungeon in DLC?

While the game’s DLC release date is not yet known, data miners believe it will add at least one legacy dungeon to the game, likely involving the enigmatic god Miquella in some way. While this information is not official, it’s an exciting prospect for fans of the game.


Elden Ring’s success is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the game’s developers and publishers. The game’s popularity is due to its engaging gameplay, immersive storytelling, and stunning visuals. It’s no wonder why it’s considered one of the best games of 2022, with over 20 million copies sold worldwide and numerous awards under its belt. Elden Ring is a game that deserves all the recognition it has received and will undoubtedly continue to receive in the future.

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