Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree Expansion Details Revealed

With the highly anticipated release of FromSoftware's Shadow of the Erdtree expansion for Elden Ring just days away, the studio has officially shared the release times and PC specifications needed to run the DLC. Scheduled to launch on June 21, 2024, Shadow of the Erdtree is set to be one of the year's most significant gaming events, inviting players back to The Lands Between and introducing new, uncharted areas.

Elden Ring, released in early 2022, quickly became the crown jewel in FromSoftware's game collection. It represents the culmination of the studio's expertise gained from developing titles like Bloodborne, Demon's Souls, the Dark Souls trilogy, and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. The game received widespread acclaim for its detailed open world, diverse enemies, and challenging bosses, with characters like Malenia being regarded as some of the most difficult foes in the studio's history.

Shadow of the Erdtree Release Times

FromSoftware has revealed the official rollout schedule for the Shadow of the Erdtree expansion. For console players, the DLC will be available on June 20 at 9 PM PT and 11 PM CT, and at 12 AM for other time zones. PC players will see a staggered release based on their location:

PC Release Times:

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PC Specifications for Shadow of the Erdtree

The official Elden Ring Twitter account also shared the recommended PC requirements for the expansion.

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Players will need the following specifications for the best experience:

Recommended PC Specifications:

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What to Expect from Shadow of the Erdtree

Elden Ring's popularity and success are set to continue with the Shadow of the Erdtree expansion, which promises to add substantial new content to the game. The base game already offers a rich experience, and the upcoming DLC will introduce new areas, weapons, items, and, most importantly, new enemies and bosses.

Earlier this year, FromSoftware and publisher Bandai Namco released the official trailer for Shadow of the Erdtree, showcasing some of the exciting new content. As the release date approaches, fans eagerly anticipate diving back into the expansive world of Elden Ring to explore everything this new expansion has to offer.