Software President Hidetaka Miyazaki Explains Why He Won’t Play Elden Ring

Elden Ring easily one of the most anticipated games of 2022. Not only has its dedicated fan base gone for years with no news, but as soon as it was revealed, everything seemed was successful. It comes as no surprise given the pedigree and history of the developer FromSoftware as the creator Dark souls franchise and lots of fans are waiting for February 25th—Elden Ringrelease date.

Before that though, fans can expect even more news in the weeks before that. The latest set of revelations appeared in Edge Magazine (in issue 367), which recently interviewed FromSoftware President Hidetaka Miyazaki about Elden Ring. More details are likely to be revealed in the coming days, but already, this interview has revealed why the game won’t have rings (Amulets are more varied and Rings play a role) important in the story), that Elden Ring won’t force the player to ride a horse, and most interestingly, why wouldn’t Hidetaka Miyazaki himself play Elden Ring.


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This might come as a surprise at first, as someone not playing the game they did seems like an odd premise. However, for Miyazaki, not playing his own game was “something like [his] personal policy. “It’s not that he’s worried about Elden Ring or anything like that; in fact, he also describes it as “something very close to [his] Ideal game. “For Miyazaki, Elden Ring just no surprises.

Close-up of the Warrior class from the Elden Ring looking down at the valley filled with mist and trees

“You know, I probably won’t end up playing Elden Ring because it’s a game I made myself… You won’t get any of the unknowns that new players will experience. Like I said before, it won’t be like playing. But if I did, this would be close to the ideal game I wanted. With this personal policy, it makes sense. Part of any The success of the game Soulslike is that it plays an important role in the storytelling of the environment the pieces came together like a jigsaw puzzle, and for Miyazaki, he already knew all the pieces.

Miyazaki also explains that he’s not approaching it like this, like he’s trying to create his ideal game, but “it’s just the open world that enriches this ideal experience.” [he’s] try to achieve. “So, it will be interesting to see these the influence of open-field or open-world elements Elden Ring.

As many people know, A Song of Ice and Fire author George RR Martin was instrumental in building the world of Elden Ring. He doesn’t seem to have played it or seen it behind closed doors but recently praised the game, calling the art “groundbreaking” and “beautiful”, also adding that he believes Elden Ring “It looks amazing.” Luckily, for fans of Elden Ring, it’s only a few months away and they’ll see how the work of Miyazaki and Martin come together.

Elden Ring Releases February 25, 2022 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.

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The source: Edge magazine (through the Wccftech)

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