Elden Ring has been out for a while now, and we already have a Mod to allow you to pause your game.
Wemod Elden Ring: You can use this tool offline, provided you have good reasons. It is not possible to determine how closely FromSoftware monitors saves and user activity at the moment. You could lose your data even if you take precautions to protect it.
Wemod Elden Ring | How to Install Elden Ring Cheats
To use Marcus’ tools, you will need to download them from NexusMods. Warning: CheatEngine’s installer could contain third-party advertisements that aren’t part of the utility. Even the most experienced users may accidentally agree to the download via a confusing EULA. Take care when downloading.
Marcus’ instructions can be a little confusing. They assume you have disabled Elden Ring’s Easy Anti-Cheat. In Nexus’ forum thread Shamadruu suggested a way. You must:
- Go to your steam install folder (steamapps/users/common/Elden Ring/Game)
- Rename “start_protected_game.exe” to something else (could be anything, you just want to be able to change it back)
- Rename “eldenring.exe” to “start_protected_game.exe,” effectively replacing the original Easy Anti-Cheat launcher
This will allow the game to run offline, or you will need to manually set it up after changing the.exe files. If Steam does not switch to offline mode immediately after this configuration is applied, close the game and start Steam offline. If you log in to an account online, FromSoftware’s detection software could flag you and ban you for several days. This is exactly what it did in Dark Souls.
The next step is to follow Marcus’ instructions for running the cheat table, but instead of attaching CheatEngine to “eldenring.exe,” as it says, attach it to “start_protected_game.exe.” The original instructions suggested a different route to get around Easy Anti-Cheat.
Marcus’ table should now allow you to use the standard CheatEngine-y functions, such as editing stats and running custom scripts Marcus wrote.
There are also other cheat sheets popping up, like the Ultimate cheatsheet by Hexington. This allows you to modify the parameters for spells. You may need these ID codes to cheat your way into new places and get new armor. Hexington and other players have begun compiling increasing numbers of Elden Ring IDs.
You can re-enable Easy Anti-Cheat by simply reversing the steps.
This could result in losing your savings or being banned from online gaming. Many users commented on how to save your game offline and then bring it back online. Some claimed they had succeeded.
FromSoftware has performed weekly account checks for past games and found any innocent save changes made while offline. While the best way to avoid FromSoftware detection is to copy a modified save to another location before you go online again, this may not be sufficient. It is difficult to determine how far back Elden Ring has been.
Hypervigilance is the best. Some very bad online cheaters have used Souls games to steal important items.
Being the worst. Dark Souls 3’s security vulnerabilities online became a bit of an issue in January.
This issue seems to have been resolved by Elden Ring. You can access the Elden Ring cheats universe offline using the left-hand path. Privacy at home is not affected.