Developer FromSoftware and publisher Bandai Namco have given a name to the long-promised story expansion Elder ring: it will be called Shadow of the Erdboom.
With the announcement on the officially Elder ring Twitter account, FromSoftware released a single piece of concept art, which depicts a pale figure in a white robe with long, blond hair riding a horse through a desolate, ghostly landscape. In the distance, an apparently dying Erdtree is silhouetted against a gloomy sky.
“Rise up, Tarnished, and let’s walk a new path together,” the announcement reads. “An upcoming expansion for Elder ring, Shadow of the Erdboom, is currently under development. We hope you look forward to new adventures in the Lands Between.”
Rise up, Tarnished, and let’s walk a new path together.
An upcoming expansion for #ELDENRING Shadow of the Erdtree, is currently under development.
We hope you look forward to new adventures in the Lands Between. pic.twitter.com/cjJYijM7Mw
— ELDEN RING (@ELDENRING) February 28, 2023
That’s it as far as the announcement goes, with no further details on the expansion on offer and no release date. The games official Japanese site confirms that Shadows of the Erdtree coming to all versions of the original game: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC via Steam, Xbox One and Xbox Series X.
Last week, just before the first birthday of Elder ring‘s release on February 25, 2022, Bandai Namco revealed that the game had been sold 20 million copies worldwide – a huge hit by any standards.