Gamers Are Spending Hundreds On Elden Ring Beta Test Keys

Elden Ring Network Test Keys are currently being sold for hundreds on eBay. Worst still, people are spending big money.

Earlier this week codes were sent out to those lucky enough to be selected for this weekend’s Elden Ring Network Test. Not every one that registered for a code was selected. So, as you can imagine, there were a lot of disappointed gamers missing out.

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As a result, those desperate to take part in this weekend’s test are willing to pay hundreds just to get an early taste of Elden Ring. In a most recent advanced search, on the US eBay page, an Elden Ring code was sold for a whopping $510!

Unfortunately, it’s just as bad in the UK on eBay. At the time of writing the highest that an Elden Ring code has sold for is £400! Quite humorously, some listings don’t even include free P&P!

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Credit: eBay
elden ring test codes
Credit: eBay

Looking at the lowest priced Elden Ring codes being sold on eBay, if you’re one of those that have spent hundreds to play in the Network Test this weekend, you might want to look away now. In the US the lowest-priced code sold for $19.99 and for £25 in the UK.

Another way to look at the absurd prices some people are willing to pay, you could buy the awesome Elden Ring Premium Collector’s Edition for its RRP and still have hundreds leftover in spare change.

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The Network Test will take place from Friday, November 12th to Monday, November 15th. Dates and times on the Network Test can be found below:

  • 12/11/21: 10am GMT/12pm CET to 1pm GMT/3pm CET
  • 13/11/21: 2am GMT/4am CET to 5am GMT/7am CET
  • 13/11/21: 6pm GMT/8pm CET to 9pm GMT/11pm CET
  • 14/11/21: 10am GMT/12pm CET to 1pm GMT/3pm CET
  • 15/11/21: 2am GMT/4am CET to 5pm GMT/7pm CET

Elden Ring will release for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S on February 25th, 2022.


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