The latest Elden Ring patch is available just hours before the launch of the eagerly awaited DLC for Shadow of the Erdtree.

Everything needed for Erdtree The game has now been patched ahead of the imminent launch and we’re all hoping for a smooth arrival of FromSoftware’s latest addition to its epic adventure.

Let’s pick out some of the key highlights, and if you want to catch up on the full patch notes, you can do so at Bandai Namco website here.

Elden Ring – Patch Notes version 1.12

The main addition is of course the additional support for Shadow of the Erdtree. On top of that we have:

  • Five new hairstyles have been added to the game. They can be selected during character creation, using the Clouded Mirror Stand or using Rennala’s Rebirth feature.
  • Added “Map Function List” to the map menu.
  • New summon pool features:
  • Active summon groups will now be moved to NG+.
  • Individual summoning groups can now be enabled/disabled in the list of newly added map functions.

We also get some much appreciated new inventory features including:

  • Newly acquired items will be marked with a “!”.
  • A new tab called Recent Items has been added to review recently acquired items.
  • Display settings can be changed from the Display tab in the System menu.
  • Added a new feature to summon the Spectral Horse during the Elden Beast boss battle.
  • A new feature has been added to the Colosseum: crafted consumables used during battle will regenerate at the end of your session.

And if you’re playing the game on Steam, there are some Steam-only tweaks and changes you should know about.

  • New keyboard/mouse settings:
  • Added ‘Change Lock Threshold’ setting for mouse controls.
  • Added a setting to change the behavior of cursor movement in the map menu.
  • Added key mappings for opening the map in the Key Settings menu.


All the balance tweaks are too numerous to list here, so if you want to see what’s changed in terms of weapon stats, armor and the like, click the link at the top of the page and check them out at your leisure.

If you want to play Elden Ring online, this is the patch you need.

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