Elden Ring’s DLC was lastly unveiled on the finish of February, after a protracted 12 months of hypothesis, rumors, and leaks. Followers had been determined to search out out if it was coming, and if it was, what it might be. Shadow of the Erdtree, nonetheless, got here as a shock, particularly because it was dropped on a random Tuesday, but it surely’s been proper underneath our noses this whole time.
As found by u/markymark9000 on Reddit, there was an Elden Ring tweet on March 11, 2022, that stated, “You’re the hope of the Golden Order, Tarnished. Your selections will form the way forward for all who dwell within the shadow of the erdtree.”
Slightly below a 12 months later and Shadow of the Erdtree was revealed to be the DLC identify. However all alongside, there was an innocuous tweet teasing the DLC proper after Elden Ring launched. And on condition that it was so quickly after its February 25 launch, it is no surprise that no one was instantly pondering of DLC.
The DLC has clearly been in improvement for a very long time, so FromSoftware seemingly has recognized its identify for a very long time – even when it wasn’t finalised. Provided that it seemingly had the identify all alongside, it is sensible, particularly understanding FromSoft, that it might drop a obscure trace in a tweet proper after launch that no one would even suspect was a touch, with out ever mentioning it once more. It is the Twitter equal of scouring merchandise descriptions and discovering a lore bombshell.
Possibly there’s extra tucked away in these random tweets that we will not presumably find out about. Or possibly this was only a weird one-off. At any charge, we have nonetheless received a while earlier than the DLC drops, and in accordance with a report from earlier this month, now we have Armored Core 6 to look ahead to first.
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