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George R.R. Martin Happy To Give “Almost All the Credit” to FromSoftware Boss for Elden Ring Success

Published 03/01/2022, 12:19 PM EST

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FromSoftware’s Elden Ring is finally out now, and players across the globe are happy to have it after an extended wait of more than a year. Well, there’s one more person who’s extremely delighted about its release. And it’s none other than the celebrated author George R.R. Martin.

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In case you missed it, George R.R. Martin wrote the story of Elden Ring, although partially. In one of his recent blogs, the writer of ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ praised the open-world fantasy RPG. He also mentioned how Hidetaka Miyazaki had a deep contribution to its success, more than him.

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George R.R. Martin credits Hidetaka Miyazaki for Elden Ring!

All the gaming fans had been anticipating its debut for a long time. However, there were several uncertainties looming over the project when there was no word from the developing team temporarily. Fortunately, the wait ended last week when Elden Ring arrived on February 25.

Mostly, all the critics have given it a perfect score so far. In fact, on Metacritic, Elden Ring is featured as one of the best-rated games of all time.


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Amidst so much praise, its writer, George R.R. Martin also shared his views and thoughts on what was the most anticipated title of 2022:

“Music to the ears.

“Of course, almost all the credit should go to Hidetaka Miyazaki and his astonishing team of games designers who have been laboring on this game for half a decade or more, determined to create the best videogame ever.”

As per the author, the majority of the credit for Elden Ring goes to its director himself, along with the team members of FromSoftware.


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He also added that he was honored to meet the people at the studio known for various ‘Souls-like’, iconic titles.

Elden Ring is now available for the following platforms: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X and S, Xbox One, and PC via Steam.


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What are your thoughts on the fantasy RPG? Have you played it since its massive release last week? Also, what’s the best thing you have liked about this game? Let us know in the comments.

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Written by:

Mintu Tomar


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Mintu Tomar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. After completing his bachelor's in Philosophy, he has followed his passion for covering news as a budding journalist. He lives and breathes video games and is a die-hard Call of Duty fan.
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