The Elder Scrolls series News


The Elder Scrolls Online wants you to know it is very big

By Steve Watts, Apr 03, 2014 9:00am PDT

On the eve of its release, ZeniMax Online has released an infographic for The Elder Scrolls Online accenting just how big the world is (and how many cups of coffee it took to make it).


"I'd be tempted to try it, but you know the spawn rate would be real limiting factor."

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Elder Scrolls Online streamlining opening hours based on beta feedback

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 15, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Zenimax is changing up elements of The Elder Scrolls Online based on player feedback from the game's beta, offering an adjusted opening and some changes to the game's combat system.


"To bad the rest of the game isn't streamlined. Pretty much every other quest is bugged to the ..."

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The Elder Scrolls Online would be a 'lesser game' if free-to-play, Bethesda argues

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 12, 2014 7:30am PDT

"We're not trying to make a game that everybody who plays games will automatically buy," Bethesda said.


"This is pretty much it. My experience in the betas hasn't been bad, just not exciting. The ES ..."

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The Elder Scrolls Online receives M rating

By Alex Martinet, Jan 22, 2014 3:30pm PST

Bethesda has announced today that Elder Scrolls Online was given an M rating by Entertainment Software Rating Board.


"Looks cool, so I think I'll wait until this goes "free2play". "

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Elder Scrolls Online PvP campaigns and map size detailed

By Steve Watts, Dec 24, 2013 2:00pm PST

Elder Scrolls Online designer Brian Wheeler has shared more details on how the PvP campaigns will roll out, the map size, and more.


Elder Scrolls Online on consoles was Sony's idea

By Steve Watts, Sep 06, 2013 8:45am PDT

Sony's Adam Boyes says that the company helped make a plan to bring Elder Scrolls Online to consoles.


"It's certainly on my radar once I finish all the games I've heard about over the years but ..."

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The Elder Scrolls Anthology collects all things Elder Scrolls

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 01, 2013 3:20pm PDT

The Elder Scrolls Anthology will bring together all things Elder Scrolls in one nifty retail collection.


"No shit. I put 500 hours in with just Dawnguard. I've started a second playthrough so I can ..."

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Skyrim's massive 'Falskaar' mod adds 26 new quests, built by 19-year-old

By Steve Watts, Jul 19, 2013 11:30am PDT

The new Falskaar mod for Skyrim is a massive piece of content comparable to an expansion, and it was all strung together by a 19-year-old hoping for a job at Bethesda.


"Wow! What a beautiful landscape in the video. They should hire that great talented kid."

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The Elder Scrolls Online video explores gathering, crafting

By John Keefer, May 16, 2013 4:30pm PDT

Every massively multiplayer game has some sort of gathering mechanic where players can use items they find to craft useful things that they won't have to spend money on. The Elder Scrolls Online will be no different, as a new video talks about exploration and gathering in Ta...


"That would be the ideal way, but the more instancing you do, the less it feels like an actual MMO."

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Elder Scrolls Online trailer hunts for the player's soul

By John Keefer, May 02, 2013 4:15pm PDT

In The Elder Scrolls Online, we have learned that the god of schemes Molag Bal is threatening Tamriel with a trip to his realm of Oblivion. He steals the player's soul in the beginning of the game and hides it. A new trailer offers a bit more on where the soul may be held.


"Haha very well said. That game allows you to be SO many things that one point you have to ask, ..."

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Skyrim 'Legendary Edition' spotted at European retail

By Steve Watts, Apr 19, 2013 8:00am PDT

A Polish retail site has listed a Skyrim "Legendary Edition" that includes all three DLC expansions.


"It'll probably be $25 or so come the Christmas Steam sale, so you could just wait until then and ..."

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Skyrim development done, Bethesda moving on

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 15, 2013 9:45am PDT

After three DLC expansions, Bethesda is done with its latest Elder Scrolls adventure, Skyrim.


"Hopefully they'll properly support large resolution. I haven't been able to properly play Skyrim ..."

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The Elder Scrolls: Arena rated in Australia

By Steve Watts, Apr 15, 2013 8:05am PDT

The Elder Scrolls: Arena has been given a rating by the Australian Classification Board, indicating that the game may be getting a remake or re-release.


"what? daggerfall is great to fuck around with. you really get to see what things have been cut ..."

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Skyrim 'Legendary' difficulty available on PS3, Xbox 360 today

By Steve Watts, Apr 08, 2013 10:30am PDT

Skyrim's 1.9 update is available on consoles today, bringing the new "Legendary" difficulty and skill resetting system to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 players.


"Any game can have a weird difficulty spike, it has nothing to do with whether the difficulty ..."

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The Elder Scrolls Online preview: proving ground

By Steve Watts, Mar 19, 2013 7:30am PDT

Our first hands-on of The Elder Scrolls Online reveals a slightly more optimistic portrait than some skeptical early impressions, but the game's fate still rests on its business model.


"Which is totally understandable why that was your last pre-order in 10 years, lol."

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