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Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree release date, preload date and file size

When does Shadow of the Erdtree come out?

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The Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree release date is almost here!

Announced back in February of this year, Elden Ring DLC Shadow of the Erdtree sends you to Shadow Realm - a land covered in, well the Erdtree's shadow. (Who saw that coming...) Here is where the Queen Marika the Eternal is said to have first appeared and here is where Miquella of the Haligtree travelled to.

If you're ready to travel beyond the Lands Between, then look below to learn the Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree preload date and file size. This way you'll be ready to adventure again once the Shadow of the Erdtree release date and time arrives.

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Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree release date and time

The Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree will be released on Friday 21st June.

The global release times for Shadow of the Erdtree have now been announced. Before we get to them, however, it's important to note that the PC and console release times differ in every region. In some regions, the PC version of Shadow of the Erdtree will release before the console version but, in others, it's release afterwards. For this reason, we highly recommend checking the map below for when the Elden Ring DLC launches in your country.

On console, Shadow of the Erdtree will be released at:

  • UK - Midnight (local time) on Friday 21st June (BST)
  • Europe - Midnight (local time) on Friday 21st June (CEST)
  • East Coast US - Midnight (local time) on Friday 21st June (EDT)
  • West Coast US - 9pm on Thursday 20th June (PDT)

On PC, Shadow of the Erdtree will be released at:

  • UK - 11pm on Thursday 20th June(BST)
  • Europe - 12am on Friday 21st June (CEST)
  • East Coast US - 6pm on Thursday 20th June (EDT)
  • West Coast US - 3pm on Thursday 20th June (PDT)
The global console and PC release times for Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree.
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Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree preload date and time

You'll be able to preload the Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree on Wednesday 19th June, which means you'll be able to preload it soon! Just keep an eye out for when the option becomes available on your platform of choice.

Thank you to PlayStation Game Size over on X (formally Twitter) for the help with this information.

We recommend preloading Shadow of the Erdtree as it will ensure you can start playing the DLC the moment it's released! It's also the perfect opportunity to ensure you have enough room on your console or PC for the DLC before it launches. That way you can get that boring file management out of the way before Shadow of the Erdtree is released.

So, what is the Elden Ring DLC file size?

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Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree file size

The Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree file size will be 16.5 GB on PlayStation 5. Thank you again to PlayStation Game Size over on X for the help with this information.

At the time of writing, we're unable to confirm the file size for the DLC on Xbox and PC. Yet, we wouldn't be surprised if Shadow of the Erdtree is of a similar size on those platforms.

If you're playing on PC, it's also important that you know the Elden Ring DLC system requirements.

Since the Elden Ring base game is 51.16 GB on PlayStation 5, this means the total space it and the DLC will take up is around 67 to 70 GB. Remember - there may be additional patches and small updates added to this total file size. It may also be different on PC, Xbox and PlayStation 4.

Good luck in Shadow of the Erdtree!

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