NPD Group Inc. this month said Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.’s Elden Ring for Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and the PC ranked as the best-selling software title in the latest domestic retail data.
In Feb. 2022, Elden Ring ranked as the No. 1 software title based on dollar sales.
Developed by FromSoftware and produced by Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., Elden Ring is an action RPG from Hidetaka Miyazaki (Dark Souls) and George R. R. Martin (A Song of Ice and Fire).
The title includes third-person melee combat against foes small and large.
In the Land Between, an open world of friends and foes can be explored on land or below in dungeons. The world map will expand when users acquire Map Fragments. In addition to traditional third-person weapon and magic combat, users can summons spirits to aid in battle.
The final game includes co-op, PvP, and invasions.