Elden Ring players adventure beyond demo’s bounds, get mauled by giant bear


A fortunate wee rabble of players received a peep at Elden Ring final week due to a limited-time technical take a look at. While some had been content material to be mullered by the slew of bosses on provide, others determined to squeeze themselves out of bounds to find content material that wasn’t as a consequence of be shared. They have discovered oodles of issues, however one of many extra widespread issues to do is go to a giant bear who would moderately you didn’t depart the demo’s supposed play space, thanks (cheers, Kotaku).

Players discovered the giant golden striped bear in a forest to the precise aspect of the center of the playable zone, which is near the out of bounds exploit space. Players swiftly shared the bear’s location to Reddit, which meant a convention swiftly fashioned of visiting the bear to get slapped up. There are common bears, too, although they’re not too pleased to see you both.

Players discovered different neat, much less aggressive issues, too. There’s a brand new service provider who seems to be loads like Santa Claus. They’re not very jolly, although, and are largely simply actually hungry, which is a bit harrowing and considerably relatable. You’ve additionally received hearth slug enemies and a boss who doesn’t fairly load in but, although players have an thought who it’s.

Here’s one participant’s journey to be mauled by a giant bear:

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One of the saddest issues we noticed isn’t to do with what a participant discovered, however extra what they didn’t. One fan managed to pinpoint the placement Alexander the Pot Boy needs to be hanging round in, however alas, he wasn’t there. Maybe he, too, was mauled by a bear.

We performed Elden Ring’s tech take a look at ourselves and reckon it could possibly be the “best game demo” we’ve ever performed. The Elden Ring launch date is ready for subsequent yr, so it gained’t lengthy earlier than you, too, can bug some bustling bears and hang around with Pot Boy.