Elden Ring will intersect with transmedia, comics and possible shows

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Kadokawa Group, the Japanese multimedia giant that owns FromSoftware, confirms that Elden Ring will expand with transmedia content.

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With 16.6 million copies soldElden Ring is an incredible hit that took the gaming world by storm in early 2022. The RPG made a lasting impression with its incredible and unique environments, meaningful exploration, hard-fought boss battles, and social engagement. .. it’s so big that Bandai Namco has recognized it as an official franchise.

Now, according to the Kadokawa Group, which wholly owns Elden Ring developer FromSoftware, the historic fantasy franchise will move into other media. In a recent first quarter earnings reportKadokawa briefly mentions that he “maximize the lifetime value of Elden Ring with a media mix,” strongly indicating that the series will get its own crossover media.

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The game lends itself incredibly well to many different mediums, including comics and manga, animated or CGI movies, and even books that expand the lore (remember that the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, George RR Martin, helped set the framework for the series’ lore).

This isn’t the first time Elden Ring transmedia has been mentioned. Bandai Namco said something about non-game related content Elden Ring in March 2022:

“Please look forward to more “ELDEN RING” as IP (characters and other intellectual properties) in the hope of expanding beyond the realm of games,” the editor said at the time.

FromSoftware also just raised over $250 million in capital to help fund new games and its self-publishing ambitions. Sony and Tencent bought 30% of FromSoftware’s total shares for $259.5 million.

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