Elden Ring is the fastest selling 'Souls' game so far | UK Boxed Charts

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Christopher Dring

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Elden Ring is No.1 in the GfK UK boxed charts this week, and has smashed the launch sales of previous ‘Souls-like’ games.

Elden Ring is a completely new IP by Japanese developer FromSoftware. The studio is famous for its challenging action RPGs including Dark Souls, Demon Souls, Bloodborne and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. Elden Ring is the latest in that line of titles.

The previous biggest ‘Souls’ game launch (at boxed retail) was 2016’s Dark Souls 3, but Elden Ring has beaten that title’s boxed launch by 26%. This is before we consider digital sales, and the download games

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