The Elder Scrolls Online

Hands-On Preview: The Elder Scrolls Online – Summerset Isles Expansion

The total playable area of Tamriel grows larger with the early access release of the Summer Set Isle expansion for The Elder Scrolls Online. Bethesda provided me with a closed beta code which allowed me to venture onto the once closed island belonging to the High Elves. Join me for tales of adventuring and exploration through my first couple hours within this seemingly tranquil island paradise. As my adventures in Summerset were taking place on a closed testing server I wasn’t able to bring my existing level...

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Free Elder Scrolls Online Trial Returns This Weekend

Players in the online iteration of Tamriel have been able to enjoy free access to all of the bonuses of the usually subscription only Elder Scrolls Online plus service. For existing subscribers this means free “Crown Crates” which provide an RNG chance at highly sought after loot box only mounts. We’ve written in the past how paid for RNG chests can be addicting and recently were ruled analogous to gambling in the European Union. Benefits of the...

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Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset Isles Expansion Announced For May Release

Bethesda and Zenimax Online Studios have taken the wraps off of the 2018 full expansion coming to The Elder Scrolls Online later this summer. Players will be heading to the home of the high elves, the Summerset Isles – Releasing on PC and Mac on May 21st and on Xbox One / PlayStation 4 on June 5th. Lore wise Summerset Isles has Queen Ayreen opening up travel to the titular isles in order for them to help...

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ESO Plus Free For All This Weekend, Extra Bonuses For Subscribers

Zenimax Online’s subscription service ESO Plus for The Elder Scrolls Online is free until next Monday for everyone. Non-subscribed players can once again enjoy access to all of the existing DLC (minus Morrowind but it does include the recently released Clockwork City) for free for the next 72+ hours. As well as double the bank space and a global 10% experience bonus for all characters.  Existing subscribers get a bonus goodies during the events – one free Flame Atronach Crown Crate for each day that they login from the...

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The Elder Scrolls Online Will Get New Expansion and 3 DLC Add-Ons In 2018

Great news for the thousands of residents of the online-only version of Tamriel – your world is about to get a lot bigger with the announcement of 5 new pieces of add-on content coming next year. Over on the official Elder Scrolls Online website, game director Matt Firor posted his yearly letter to the community. Most of the letter is a retrospective of major content drops that took place in 2017 – The Horns of Reach DLC,...

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Elder Scrolls Online: Clockwork City Developer Interview

The Elder Scrolls Online’s latest DLC, Clockwork City, went live a little over a week and a half ago. Denizens of Tamriel have had a while to battle the imperfect, experience the storyline of the Tarnished and the Clockwork Apostles but very few have probably played alongside Creative Director Rich Lambert and Zone Lead Greg Roth. Both of them joined me on a development version of Clockwork City just prior to launch to answer my questions about what awaited players in Clockwork...

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The Witches Festival Spooks Up Some Fun In ESO For The Next Week

Denizens of the online version of Tamriel can spend the next week collecting time limited epic loot to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve with The Witches Festival in-game event. After picking up a free “Crows Caller” memento item from the Crown Store players can begin a special holiday quest. Completing the quest will reward players with a Witchemother’s Whistle and Witchemother’s Cauldron Memento items. While players can keep these items, their XP granting powers will only work until the event ends.  Defeating World Bosses and Delves bosses will...

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The Elder Scrolls Online: Clockwork City Expansion Now Has A Release Date & Price

Adventurers should be prepared to enter the world of mechanical gears and golden wonders as Bethesda & Zenimax Online Studios have announced that the Clockwork City DLC for The Elder Scrolls Online will be available on PC & Mac on October 23rd.  Xbox One and PlayStation 4 players will receive the add-on two weeks later, on November 7th.  Players looking to experience the brand new single player content that ESO: Clockwork City has to offer will have a few different options to access the content. Clockwork City can be purchased as a standalone...

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Clockwork City DLC Now Available On Elder Scrolls Online Public Test Realm

A world of interlocking gears, steam power, golden metal, and robots might sound like a steampunk paradise envisioned by the wildest visionaries of the Victorian age of sci-fi but I’m actually describing the broad aesthetics of The Elder Scrolls Online‘s next major expansion known as The Clockwork City. Owners of The Elder Scrolls Online willing to install the near 80GB Public Test Region’s in-development client can accept the quest to explore the weirdly wonderful world of the Clockwork God,  Sotha Sil.  Here is Bethesda’s brief description of this...

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Imperial City 2nd Anniversary Event Announced For Elder Scrolls Online

ZeniMax Online Studios has announced an in-game event celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the release of the Imperial City DLC. Running from now until September 18th champions who venture into the overrun city in the heart of Cyrodil can earn double the amount of rare drops. This is a great opportunity if you own the Imperial City DLC to get some of the unique armor/weapon pieces that the DLC brought to ESO.  Here are the specific items and currencies that have a double drop rate: Double the...

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Elder Scrolls Online: Horns of Reach DLC Add-On Released Alongside New Update

Two brand new dungeons for The Elder Scrolls Online – Bloodroot Forge and Falkreath Hold are now available through the Crown Shop on PC & Mac and will be coming to both PlayStation 4 & Xbox One on August 29th. These two optional challenging dungeons have been released alongside a brand new battleground for owners of The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind as well as a free update that provides a number of bug fixes for all players.  Here is the description of Bloodroot Forge from the official announcement:  “Burning with hatred and thirsty for vengeance, the Reachmen have discovered the location of a dreadful secret: the Bloodroot Forge....

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Elder Scrolls Online Gets 5 Day Login Campaign With Bonuses For All

Zenimax Online Studios will launch a log-in campaign for The Elder Scrolls Online that includes bonuses for both existing subscribers and users who chose to play without a recurring monthly free. Starting tomorrow at 7 AM PST non-subscribers can gain access to a 5-day trial that will give them all of the benefits of the ESO + subscription. Current ESO+ subscribers will be given 1 free Dwarven loot box (valued at approximately $5 USD per) for each...

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The Elder Scrolls Online Headed To Xbox One & PS4

Proof that developers and publisher still believe that MMO’s can work on consoles. Defiance has started off on a pretty good note, it lacks a little depth after putting in about 100+ hours but it’s still proof that they can work on a console. So, nothing makes me happier to confirm that Bethesda is bringing The Elder Scrolls Online to both the Xbox One & Playstation 4 – targeted at a 2014 release date. Straying from the...

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The Elder Scrolls Online Gameplay Video Released

Many fans were concerned when the first images of The Elder Scrolls Online were released. It looked and sort of felt more like Warcraft than The Elder Scrolls. I havn’t kept up much on the project since then and the gameplay video recently released really stands out as looking much more like the art style we’ve come to expect from the series. It really is surprising considering at times it feels more like you’re watching Skyrim third person...

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THE ELDER SCROLLS ONLINE Announced

Perhaps, it was inevitable…. Bethesda has just announced The Elder Scrolls Online. There wasn’t much information about the game in their press releases (the June issue of Game Informer will reveal more). So far all we know is that ZeniMax Online Studios is developing it for PC and Mac. Also, the game director has some ambitious plans for the game. “We have been working hard to create an online world in which players will be able to...

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