Sport of Thrones creator Gorge R.R. Martin contributed to the lore of the upcoming recreation Elden Ring, and now the author has mentioned the challenge in additional depth.
Posting on his blog, Martin stated From Software program’s Hidetaka Miyazaki and his workforce reached out to him “a couple of years again” to debate the potential of serving to the workforce work on Elden Ring for its backstory and historical past.
Martin acknowledged that video video games are “not likely my factor,” however the alternative to work on Elden Ring was “too thrilling to refuse,” he stated.
“Miyazaki and his workforce from From Software program have been doing groundbreaking stuff with beautiful artwork, and what they needed from me was only a little bit of worldbuilding: a deep, darkish, resonant world to function a basis for the sport they deliberate to create. And because it occurs, I like creating worlds and writing imaginary historical past,” Martin defined.
“So I did my bit, and handed off to my new associates in Japan, they usually took it from there. And years handed. Video video games are as huge as motion pictures as of late (larger, really)… and take simply as lengthy to create. However the day of Elden Ring is lastly at hand. And I’ve received to say, it seems to be unbelievable.“
Additionally within the publish, Martin stated among the video games he performed in prior to now have included largely technique titles reminiscent of Railroad Tycoon, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, and Grasp of Orion.
Following a delay, Elden Ring launches on February 25 on PS5, Xbox Collection X|S, and PC, in addition to PS4 and Xbox One.
Elden Ring is not the one challenge that Martin is hooked up to releasing in 2022. He is additionally engaged on the Sport of Thrones prequel present, House of the Dragon, which debuts this yr.