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The owner of FromSoftware revealed how the development of the “Shadow of the Erdtree” add-on for Elden Ring is progressing

The addition of Shadow of the Erdtree to FromSoftware’s fantasy action role-playing game Elden Ring seemed to have been forgotten after it was announced in February, but not because of any issues with development.

    Image source: Steam (Dethrone)

Image source: Steam (Dethrone)

The Japanese stake in Kadokawa Corporation (owner of FromSoftware). Financial report For the second quarter of the current fiscal year, he mentioned the development progress of Shadow of the Earthtree.

As parent company FromSoftware notes, the production of Shadow of the Erdtree “Progressing smoothly”, although the release date for the highly anticipated expansion has not yet been announced. The addon has been in development since at least April 2022.

“We are currently hard at work developing DLC ​​for Elden Ring, but a release date has not been announced at this time.”added Kadokawa Corporation during a question and answer session.

    The first and so far only illustration for Shadow of the Erdtree (Image source: FromSoftware)

The first and so far only illustration for Shadow of the Erdtree (Image source: FromSoftware)

In the same report, Kadokawa reported sales of the action game Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon in Japan. Since its release, 700,000 copies have been sold in the domestic market, which is a record for the series (previous games have sold less than 230,000 copies).

In mid-October, Armored Core VI voice actor Ryo Shimokawa reported, citing data from FromSoftware saidthat worldwide sales of the game exceeded 2.8 million copies.

Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon was released on August 25th on PC (Steam), PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S. Shadow of the Erdtree is not expected to be released on the same platforms until April 2024 at the earliest.

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