Bandai Namco Teases New Elden Ring IP Developments
Bandai Namco, publisher of the latest Soulslike open-world game produced by FromSoftware and George R.R. Martin, says Elden Ring will have “various developments” as an IP.
FromSoftware’s Elden Ring is directed by Hidetaka Miyazaki. It comes after Demon’s Souls, Dark Souls, Bloodborne, and Sekiro, and is available now on all consoles except Nintendo Switch.
Elden Ring is a celebration of all the expertise FromSoftware has accumulated over the years. Fans and newcomers alike have praised the game. Elden Ring has one of the best Metacritic scores of all time and has sold over 12 million copies globally as of March 16, 2022.
Bandai Namco previews Elden Ring character spinoffs and IP extensions
Bandai Namco commented on Elden Ring sales in a press release on March 16, 2022, JST.
Bandai Namco’s success comments suggest media mix developments
Expect more Elden Ring expansions, not only as a game but also utilising the IP (such as characters) in various ways.
Bandai Namco president Yasuo Miyakawa stated that the company will “to keep developing Elden Ring so that it reaches various fields, not only games”.
Expectations for the future
Novels, manga, movies, stage plays, and live-action adaptations of characters from Elden Ring’s lore are all possible. Bandai Namco routinely has anime adaptations made for its games, so an Elden Ring anime is plausible. A sequel to Elden Ring is extremely likely.