Elden Ring YouTube video beats GTA 5 launch record

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People really wanted to know how to beat Margit (Picture: Bandai Namco)

within just two months, Elden Ring related videos have collectively garnered 3.4 billion views, which is almost twice as many GTA 5 videos.

It was always safe to assume that the Elden Ring would be a success as its director also did the Dark Souls series and featured noted author George R.R. Martin.

was anyone expecting it to happen This Popular though? Not only has it become one of the best-selling games in the US, it also enjoyed one of the biggest launches on YouTube.

Collectively, Elden Ring videos published within the first 60 days of the game’s release garnered a staggering 3.4 billion views, according to YouTube’s own findings.

That’s almost double what Grand Theft Auto 5 achieved during its launch and considering how popular the game is, Elden Ring’s management to outperform it to such an extent is impressive.

While this doesn’t break down the numbers further, YouTube highlights specific YouTubers for their contributions, such as Fextralife, the most popular fan wiki for guides and tutorials, and VaatiVidya, which focuses on Elden Ring’s lore and characters. and explains.

Why Elden Ring has proven so popular on YouTube is likely to have to do with the fact that it was the first FromSoftware game for many players.

Given how notoriously popular FromSoftware’s games are, newcomers were probably looking for guidance on how to play and the Soulsborn community was there to oblige with tutorials and playthroughs.

Perhaps that’s why, in terms of videos about specific boss fights, Fell Omen, featuring Margit, was the most popular, as she’s one of the first really tough encounters in the game, thus a great deal on how to beat people. Motivated to see strategies. Him.

The famed Melania, Blade of Mikaela surprisingly finished second, considering her reputation so tough that a common strategy is to call for assistance from another player.

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Considering how successful Elden Ring has been, we’re surprised that Bandai Namco still hasn’t announced any DLC plans for it. Other than the occasional new side quest, there’s been no sign of a new expansion – despite all previous games being there.

Director Hidetaka Miyazaki has said that the game will continue to receive updates in the near future, but he did not elaborate on whether it will include new content or just more patches.

Elden Ring is available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5 and PC.

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