Though Elden Ring will ship gamers on a quest to revive the titular ring after it will get destroyed, we gained’t truly be capable to equip any rings. Based on creator Hidetaka Miyazaki, rings will play a unique function in FromSoftware’s upcoming title in that they’ll be distinctive story gadgets and might be related to particular character occasions.
Talking to EDGE journal (subject 367, by way of Wccftech), Miyazaki mentioned:
There are a few causes for this alternative. The primary is that, sure, we explored rings as equippable gadgets rather a lot in our earlier video games — Darkish Souls, significantly — and so talismans this time allowed us to method these concepts another way, with a better number of designs. And the second cause is that, in fact, rings do exist as bodily ‘finger rings’ on this sport, however extra as distinctive gadgets which might be concerned within the story and distinctive character occasions. So we needed them to have a particular positioning inside the world of Elden Ring and in addition to be one thing completely different from a design standpoint in relation to the talismans.
Elsewhere within the interview, Miyazaki promised a good time for the curious souls who discover. The George R. R. Martin-created world apparently comprises loads of mysterious and engaging issues for gamers who go off the crushed observe.
Elden Ring will launch on February 25, 2022, for the PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Sequence X/S, and PC. Based on knowledge extracted from PlayStation servers, the sport will weigh round 45 GB on the PS5 and not using a day-one patch.[Source: EDGE via Wccftech]