An SNES version of Elden Ring has been introduced on YouTube, impressive and beautiful for gamers who like nostalgia.
While remakes or remasters of an old game can breathe new life into that game, a demake gives gamers a more nostalgic feel, as it showcases current titles. What it will look like on older consoles. With so many YouTubers and indie programmers sharing demake videos and even playable games, it still seems like a lot of gamers are eager to make new titles look like they belong. on classical systems. With Elden Ring being one of the most popular titles of 2022, it’s no surprise that it has received a few demakes of its own.
The latest Elden Ring demake comes from YouTuber 64 Bits, who has previously made other retro video games like showing what a cross between Mass Effect and Advance Wars would look like. Now, they’ve created a short video showing what The Lands Between looks like on the SNES. Even with only about 90 seconds of gameplay footage, this demake is impressive as it completely re-imagines the Elden Ring for the SNES.
The 16-bit pixel graphics style has replaced the modern look of Elden Ring, starting with a top-down view before switching to a landscape view as players battle through several areas of the game. The game’s map is not an open world, but instead the player runs on an actual map in the Elden Ring like the style of old Final Fantasy games. Of course, footage of boss battles was also shown, which is what makes FromSoftware the brand.
The space in which the player fights Radahn is covered with a red cloud in the atmosphere, the fight with Malenia looks just as difficult as in the actual Elden Ring game. Even with all this impressive content, 64 Bits has stated that the video is just that, and has no intention of making a full demake of Elden Ring. Many gamers will be disappointed by this news, but there are also other Elden Ring demos planned to be playable, such as the Game Boy version of Elden Ring.
There have been several Elden Ring demos shared with fans since the game’s release, with one showing what the game would look like in PS1 style. Other FromSoftware games have also received demakes in recent times, for example Bloodborne even has a playable PSX version. Hopefully the Elden Ring SNES sometime in the future will come true for the gaming community to enjoy.
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