Possibly one of the most anticipated games of all time, Elden Ring had a lot of expectations and it lived up to them. The game puts you in the shoes of one of the Tainted, a wandering vagabond seeking to restore grace to the Interearth.
With an open world and plenty of nooks and crannies, Elden Ring is a challenging timekiller for newbies and veterans, history buffs and finishers alike. While many of you won’t mind how long you play this game, some will benefit from knowing just how long it really is.
How long is the story in Elden Ring?
While this answer will depend on what kind of player you are, users HowLongToBeat the main plot of the game is considered to be a little over 42 hours long.
Whether this figure will be accurate for you depends on a number of factors, such as how quickly you master the combat system and whether you thoroughly explore the huge areas of the game. Another factor might be whether you use guides (like our incredibly helpful and detailed ones!) to help you navigate a complex world.
According to HowLongToBeat, users who completed more than just the main story spent an average of 65 hours playing the game. Perhaps this is a more accurate figure for those who want to see at least a little of everything that the game has to offer.
How long will it take to complete Elden Ring?
If you’re really into the world of Elden Ring, maybe you’re one of those fans who have been looking forward to this game, then maybe you just want to get the most out of it to the last second. HowLongToBeat claims that the game will take an average of 99 and a half hours to complete.
Let’s just round it up and say it will take you 100 hours to complete the game – more than four days – and remind you to remember to drink and remember to take breaks during your adventure in the Interearth.