We’re excited to announce that we’re joining the Closed Network Test for Elden Ring’s February 2022 Delay! This means that we’ll be able to help out with testing the game and providing feedback to the developers.
What is the reason for the delay?
The major cause for the delay of Elden Ring’s February 2022 release date is the necessity for more time to improve the game’s development. A final network test, according to the game publisher, was required to guarantee that all parts of the game were correctly developed and ready for release. This restricted network test was supposed to take place in December 2021, however it has now been pushed back to February 2022.
The additional time will enable developers to ensure that all components of the game, including gaming mechanics, visuals, sound, performance, narrative elements, and other features, are thoroughly optimized before releasing it globally. Most AAA video game developers employ this method to ensure a successful launch with no significant technical difficulties or bugs that might disturb players’ enjoyment. With an additional two months of development and testing, Elden Ring’s team can ensure that their product has no bugs or malfunctions when it opens in February 2022.
Elden Ring delayed: How to join Elden Ring Closed Network Test
Due to Elden Ring’s February 2022 delay, creators FromSoftware and Bandai Namco are now conducting an exclusive Elden Ring Closed Network Test. This is a closed test with a small number of players to assist with the evaluation process.
To participate in this closed test, gamers must first register on the official website or the PlayStation Store. Players may then opt to get an email notice when the registration period opens, or they can simply wait until they receive an email confirming their admittance into the closed network test from FromSoftware or Bandai Namco. Once confirmed, players will have access to all Elden Ring Closed Network Test features, including the ability to participate in feedback surveys and other activities.
Those who successfully complete this limited network test will also be rewarded with special benefits such as:
- in-game stuff
- early access delights