“Elden Ring,” the long-rumored collaboration between “Game of Thrones” author George R. R. Martin and “Dark Souls” creator Hidetaka Miyazaki, was unveiled at the Xbox E3 Briefing. The project’s existence was first confirmed on Friday as part of a large accidental leak on Bandai Namco’s website.
“Developed by FromSoftware, Inc. and Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., ‘Elden Ring’ is a fantasy action-RPG adventure set within a world created by Hidetaka Miyazaki, creator of the influential ‘Dark Souls’ video-game series; and writer George R. R. Martin, author of The New York Times best-selling fantasy series, ‘A Song of Ice and Fire,'” Xbox said in a press release. “Danger and discovery lurk around every corner in FromSoftware’s largest game to date.”
The annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, better known as E3, takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 11 to 13. As is tradition, however, things kicked off early on Saturday at 12 p.m. ET with Electronic Arts’ EA Play event, which was held at the Hollywood Palladium on June 8 and 9.
Microsoft had its big Xbox E3 2019 Briefing on Sunday, June 9, at 4 p.m. ET. Publishers Bethesda and Devolver Digital also hosted press conferences that same evening at 8:30 and 10 p.m. ET, respectively.
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E3 2019 is coming to Los Angeles on June 11 through 13, and we’ll cover all the highlights of the event here at Variety as well.