Elden Ring is a dark fantasy action RPG. The game was developed by the Japanese studio From Software, known for the Dark Souls series. The project was led by Hidetaka Miyazaki, who played the same role in the production of Dark Souls, Bloodborne, Dark Souls III, and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. The development team was also aided by George R.R. Martin, an American writer and author of the book saga A Song of Ice and Fire, adapted as Game of Thrones TV series.