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FromSoftware's Elden Ring features a massive open world with thousands of areas to explore, secrets to discover and enemies to fight. It is also beautiful, with great views. It's the perfect candidate for a video game art book, which is why Udon Entertainment gave it two. In fact, the Official Elden Ring Artbook is now available for pre-order in two volumes, 432 and 384 pages.
You can pre-order Elden Ring. Official Art Book Volume I here on Amazon and Volume 2 here on Amazon for $59.99 each with a July 25th release date. Please note that there is no cost to you until the books are shipped and you will automatically receive the biggest discount available during the pre-order period. Chances are the price will drop 10% or more, and if/when that happens, you'll get an offer.
Check out the Elden Ring art books on Amazon
According to the descriptions, "Volume I contains core material from the game's original cinematography, concept and art for the development of the large open world and claustrophobic dungeons, as well as many of the game's characters and armor," while "Volume II contains stunning. images of enemies large and small that threaten to end the player's journey, the weapons used to kill them, and even a list of the many items found in the game."
By the way, Future Press recently released the Elden Ring books Volumes 1 and 2, which reveal all the mysteries of the game in 1024 hardcover pages. Volume 1 was released in November but has been out of stock on Amazon for a while. However, Amazon is again accepting orders at a 13% discount and promises to ship them as soon as they become available. Note that you won't be charged until it's shipped, and it'll probably go back to "Sold" at some point. A synopsis and pre-order information for each book can be found below.
Volume I: The Lands Between includes all Elden Ring gameplay, maps, and NPCs. Pre-orders are available now here on Amazon for $42.38 (15% off). From the official description of Future Press:
Volume I: The Lands Between is a comprehensive account of the underworld, dungeons, and underworld of the Elden Ring; wherever you go, every inch is carefully crafted, its mysteries revealed. Endings as well as simple paths that highlight places and details you might miss while exploring. The NPC quests are well defined and each has basic dialogue. Finally, the lore section helps piece together the game's hidden history."
Buy the Official Elden Ring Strategy Guide Volume 1: Between the Amazon Lands
The second volume . Pre-orders are available here on Amazon for $39 (22% off starting March 31st). From the official description of Future Press:
"Every creature you encounter is cataloged, dissected, and analyzed in Volume II; Thoroughly tested battle strategies will help you defeat even the toughest opponents, from the most hapless villains to the Shardbearers themselves. It then introduces the arsenal of spells and equipment you can use against these enemies, and all stats and effects are fully explained. All of this data is used to suggest truly optimal builds as well as development paths to get the perfect gear. ".
Buy The Official Elden Ring Strategy Guide Volume 2: Shards of Destruction from Amazon
Given the size of the Elden Ring, even the most seasoned player will likely discover something new in these guides. However, the biggest selling point of these books is that previous Future Press guides to FromSoftware games, like the Dark Souls trilogy, have become prized collectibles in recent years. These Elden Ring guides are likely to follow.