E3 2021: The Highly Anticipated Elden Ring Trailer Reveal Seemingly Confirmed for the Event

Published 06/07/2021, 5:04 AM EDT


Elden Ring, from FromSoftware, has been one of the most anticipated action role-playing games lately. It was first announced at E3 2019, and fans have been eagerly waiting for more updates on the game ever since.

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E3 2021 is right around the corner, and it is the ideal platform for FromSoftware to finally reveal Elden Ring, to say the least. Even though the developer hasn’t opened up on the event at all, some prominent journalists and insiders seem confident that E3 2021 will be ground-breaking for the future of the title.

Geoff Keighley will showcase the trailer for Elden Ring at E3 2021

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Canadian video game journalist Geoff Keighley is one of the most trustworthy names in the gaming industry. He founded The Game Awards in 2014, and also hosts them every year.

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Fans of Elden Ring world had sky-scraping expectations from the 2020 edition of The Game Awards. They were expecting Geoff Keighley to reveal the game, but to their disappointment, the host did not show any footage related to it.

This incident led to the community making memes on Geoff that claimed him to be in a ‘gamer prison.’

Interestingly, Keighley recently tweeted that he’ll finally break free. While a majority of his followers couldn’t understand this random statement, loyal fans of Elden Ring took no time to decipher the reference.

For context, this is the viral ‘gaming prison’ post from 2020:

Geoff Keighley is not the only insider who’s excited about Elden Ring. Prominent video games journalist Jeff Grubb has also talked about the game frequently.

This explains Grubb’s reaction to Keighley teasing an Elden Ring trailer at E3 2021:

Popular YouTuber Jacksepticeye seems to be another huge fan of FromSoftware and its next big game:

What to expect from Elden Ring’s reveal at E3 2021?

When it comes to single-player action RPGs, FromSoftware is easily one of the best developers in the world. Over the years, it has released titles like Bloodbourne, Sekiro, Demon’s Souls, and Dark Souls 3, among others. All these games have defined the genre, and are all-time classics.

Elden Ring can either combine the best aspects of FromSoftware’s most successful titles, or end up being an entirely new experience. The best way to clear such doubts will be a trailer, and fans wouldn’t want to settle with anything less at E3 2021.

YouTuber Games four days talked about Geoff Keighley and his aforementioned tweet in YT video.

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It is worth noting that the Elden Ring has been in the works for a long time. Hence, many believe that FromSoftware should also confirm the release date for its upcoming title at E3 2021.

What are your expectations from Elden Ring at E3 2021? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Aakrit Sharma is an eSports author at EssentiallySports, and has written over 600 articles for their eSports division. He is an undergradate student at Delhi University. From getting chased by The Dahaka while playing Prince of Persia Warrior Within, to sweating his way up in ranked Apex Legends matches, he developed his consuming passion for the massive world of gaming and now writes about it with the same enthusiasm.

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