Elden Ring continues to show signs of its overwhelming success, surpassing giant franchises like Call of Duty in sales.
In an impressive display of financial success, Elden ring defeated Call of Duty: Vanguard in US sales. for those who know Elden ring‘s widely supported among critics and fans alike, this may come as no surprise considering the title has become almost a household name for gamers.
Elden ring was released on February 25th of this year and instantly achieved legendary status in the gaming industry. Getting near-perfect scores from countless reviewers, FromSoftware’s latest Soulslike open-world RPG has captured the attention of millions of gamers. Elden ringThe brutal yet fair challenges, expansive and picturesque landscapes, intriguing story and strong co-op community are all reasons why it has such a large number of concurrent players every day. Only on Steam, Elden ring saw 950,000 concurrent players with similar crowds emerging from console communities.
As a result of this success, Elden ring has outsold some of the biggest names in the gaming industry. According to sales figures collected by the NPD group for April, Elden ring surpassed sales Call of Duty: Vanguardmaking the three-month megahit the best-selling game of the last 12 months. Elden ring was right behind Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga in sales for the month, which was another highly anticipated and largely successful launch. Call of Duty: Vanguard is actually one of the best-selling titles in the franchise, falling far behind Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War and Call of War modern weaponry. Elden ringbiggest commercial threat call to action franchise can really come from the next Call to action: modern war 2 restart.
Despite the relative niche style of FromSoft’s notoriously difficult RPGs, they are consistently met with impressive sales and critical acclaim. It’s popular dark souls The franchise has racked up nearly 30 million sales and has taken on an important role in gaming culture as a basis for comparison whenever a particularly challenging game is discussed, not to mention spawning an entire subgenre of “Soulslike” titles. With over 13 million sales in its first five weeks, Elden ring was set from the start to become another triumphant release for FromSoft, thanks to its more accessible and expansive design, Breath of the Wild-esque open world exploration.
Being less than half of the year, Elden ring It still has plenty of time to break new sales records and is certainly on its way to being named Game of the Year. With the possibility of upcoming Elden ring DLC, FromSoft’s masterpiece is likely to continue to grow in popularity.
Elden ring is now available for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.
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