3-minute Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree trailer reveals story details

FromSoftware is getting ready for launch
FromSoftware / Bandai Namco

A new trailer for Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree will debut on May 21, 2024, and give players a taste of what the open-world RPG’s DLC will have to offer in terms of story. “After a brief countdown, this presentation will be 3 minutes long,” the game’s official account on X stated.

Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree story trailer – watch here

You can watch the Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree story trailer at 8am PT. Check below for what that means in your timezone:

  • May 21, 8am PT
  • May 21, 10am CT
  • May 21, 11am ET
  • May 21, 4pm BST
  • May 21, 5pm CEST
  • May 21, 8:30pm IST
  • May 21, 11pm CST
  • May 22, 12am KST/JST
  • May 22, 1am AEST
  • May 22, 3am NZST

FromSoftware and Bandai Namco will debut the trailer on Bandai Namco’s YouTube channel. We’ve embedded the video below for your convenience, so you can watch it right here:

Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree is set to be released on June 21, 2024, for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. It’s poised to be the first and only expansion to the Soulslike, which broke records in its year of release in regards to award wins.

Marco Wutz


Marco Wutz is a writer from Parkstetten, Germany. He has a degree in Ancient History and a particular love for real-time and turn-based strategy games like StarCraft, Age of Empires, Total War, Age of Wonders, Crusader Kings, and Civilization as well as a soft spot for Genshin Impact and Honkai: Star Rail. He began covering StarCraft 2 as a writer in 2011 for the largest German community around the game and hosted a live tournament on a stage at gamescom 2014 before he went on to work for Bonjwa, one of the country's biggest Twitch channels. He branched out to write in English in 2015 by joining tl.net, the global center of the StarCraft scene run by Team Liquid, which was nominated as the Best Coverage Website of the Year at the Esports Industry Awards in 2017. He worked as a translator on The Crusader Stands Watch, a biography in memory of Dennis "INTERNETHULK" Hawelka, and provided live coverage of many StarCraft 2 events on the social channels of tl.net as well as DreamHack, the world's largest gaming festival. From there, he transitioned into writing about the games industry in general after his graduation, joining GLHF, a content agency specializing in video games coverage for media partners across the globe, in 2021. He has also written for NGL.ONE, kicker, ComputerBild, USA Today's ForTheWin, The Sun, Men's Journal, and Parade. Email: marco.wutz@glhf.gg