How To Access Elden Ring DLC – Colosseum

protagonist looking at a colosseum in Elden Ring

Elden Ring’s latest Colloseum DLC had one of the most hyped trailers for its announcement. The DLC features various PvP-focused game modes with their own unique arenas and gimmicks to provide an exciting experience. 

The DLC was added to the game recently, and this guide discusses how you can access all the exciting content the colosseums offer.

Elden Ring DLC – How to Access the Colosseums

After downloading the Colosseum update, you can access them quite easily. You will have to unlock each colosseum arena one by one. There are three colosseums spread out across the Lands Between. You just have to head to a colosseum and open its gates. Once you’ve done this, you can access all Coloseums from a Statue of Marika in the Roundtable Hold.

How Many Colosseums are there in Elden Ring?

There are three colosseums, and each has its own special set of rules. The colosseums and their respective game modes are as follows:

  • Leyndell’s Royal Colosseum
  • Limgrave Colosseum
  • Caelid Colosseum

How To Get To Leyndell’s Royal Colosseum in Elden Ring

Map of Leyndell in Elden Ring
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The Leyndell Royal Colosseum is the largest Colosseum in the game. It’s located in the Atlus Plateau inside the city of Leyndell. Head to the location where you find Goldmask and Brother Corhyn. You will have to navigate a few trees to reach the colosseum.

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How To Get To Limgrave Colosseum in Elden Ring

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The Limgrave Colosseum can be found very early on if you head north from the Warmaster’s shack Site of Grace near the broken bridge in Limgrave.

How To Get To Caelid Colosseum in Elden Ring

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The Caelid Colosseum is found in the early northern part of Caelid behind the Giant Jar Warrior. This colosseum is special as it allows access to Spirit Summons for some extra chaos in your PvP duels.

Elden Ring Colosseum Game Modes

Below are the three game modes that are playable in these Colosseums. Once you have them unlocked, you can access all of them from the Roundtable Hold.

Duel Mode

This is the 1v1 game mode where two Tarnished fight to the death with a single life. It’s available in both the Caelid Colosseum and Leyndell Royal Colosseum.

United Combat

This is a team battle mode where participants will be placed into two different teams. The game mode features a timer and unlimited respawn. Every kill you get wins your team a point. In the end, the team with the most points wins. This game mode is available in the Caelid Colosseum and the Limgrave Colosseum.

Combat Ordeal

The Combat Ordeal mode is similar to the United Combat game mode, except there are no teams this time. Jump into a free for all battle royale style fiesta where the player with the most kills wins. This game mode is available in the Caelid Colosseum and the Limgrave Colosseum.

Is the Elden Ring DLC Free (Colosseum Update)?

Yes, the Elden Ring Colosseum update is completely free and came along with Elden Ring patch 1.08. As long as you download the update, you can access the DLC and all its content. The previously locked colosseums will become available, and you can access all the combat modes as long as you enter them.

The DLC also introduced lots of balance changes and optimizations to help your PC run the game smoothly.

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When Did Elden Ring Colosseum DLC Release?

The colosseum update was released as downloadable content across all platforms. The Colosseum DLC officially launched on December 7, 2023 as an update to Elden Ring. 

We can only wait to see what other DLC goodies Fromsoft has saved up for us.


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