Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree release date speculation

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Want to know about Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree release date? This DLC is an expansion to FromSoftware’s fantasy RPG. Announced in 2023, FromSoft has kept quiet on when the DLC will be released.

It is unclear if Shadow of the Erdtree will be a standalone expansion to the game or if it will include a whole new area to explore as FromSoft has done in the past with Bloodborne and the Old Hunters DLC. As time goes on, the Shadow of the Erdtree release date is ever on people’s minds. Elden Ring was extremely popular when it first came out and continues to be.

For more Elden Ring, check our guides on all Elden Ring trophies and how to parry like the best of them. For now, here is everything we know about the Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree release date.

Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree release date speculation

There is no confirmed release date for Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree. While this is disappointing, the Elden Ring DLC was officially announced in February 2023. The news was shared along with an image on the game’s official Twitter page.

Some leaks are indicating the Elden Ring DLC will be released in February 2024, we suspect the game is much further away. We could probably hope to see Shadow of the Erdtree be released in 2025, which is sure to upset many if that’s the case.

FromSoft has remained quiet since the 2023 announcement, save for an interview with Game Watch in December 2023. The developers said that Shadow of the Erdtree would be bigger compared to Bloodborne’s The Old Hunters DLC, and that the DLC is “Still a little ways off, but progress is going well.”

Outside of this interview, all we have to go on while we wait for the DLC is the information tweeted out with the announcement: “Rise, Tarnished, and let us walk a new path together. An upcoming expansion for Elden Ring, Shadow of the Erdtree, is currently in development. We hope you look forward to new adventures in the Lands Between.”

Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree potential plot

Since we have nothing more than a single image to draw any conclusions, it is fairly impossible to guess what the story will be in Shadow of the Erdtree. Will it take place in the past? Will there simply be a brand new area to explore in the Lands Between? Based on the image, some are suggesting that the ashen-haired character we see could be Miquella, an important character in the lore who doesn’t appear in the base game.

However the DLC turns out, we will be sure to keep this page up to date with fresh information as and when we hear about it. That’s all we know about the Elden Ring DLC Shadow of the Erdtree release date for now. For more Elden Ring, check out our review of Elden Ring, our guide covering Millicent’s questline, and our Great Runes guide.