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How long is Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree?

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Elden Ring‘s first and only expansion, Shadow of the Erdtree, brings a heap of new content to From Software’s highly acclaimed open-world RPG. Not only is there an entirely new map to find and uncover, but players also receive a fresh story, tons of additional weapons and spells to use, and a variety of all-new bosses to take down along the way as they make their way to the end of the journey. It’s quite a lot to explore, so it’s understandable if you’re curious about how long it’ll take to see all of this new content. Your mileage will vary, naturally, but we’ve got estimates below regarding how long it’ll take to beat Shadow of the Erdtree.

How long is Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree?

It goes without saying that, due to the inherent difficulty of Elden Ring, your skill level within the game will play a significant role in the amount of hours you’ll spend completing Shadow of the Erdtree. The average player just seeking to see the main story of this new expansion can expect to spend between 20 to 30 hours reaching its conclusion.

Those looking to take in everything Shadow of the Erdtree has to offer, however, will spend a lot more time with the DLC as they navigate the new map, checking every nook and cranny for new gear, spells, and well-hidden secrets. If that sounds up your alley, you can count on up to 50 hours of exploration and combat in the Land of Shadow.

Shadow of the Erdtree is available June 21 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X, and PC.

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