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Elder Scrolls Online getting 'Craglorn' update this month

Elder Scrolls Online getting 'Craglorn' update this month

Elder Scrolls Online is less than a week old, and ZeniMax is already talking about its first bit of post-launch content. The free "Craglorn" adventure zone will be available later this month, featuring a new story for groups of veterans.

Watch: A look at the creatures and challenges ahead »

"And anyone else struggle with how to reply to npc's questions? Knowing one is good and the other ..."
- Ziz    See all 5 comments


Elder Scrolls Online celebrates launch with cinematic PvP trailer

Elder Scrolls Online celebrates launch with cinematic PvP trailer

The Elder Scrolls Online is finally hitting today, bringing large-scale multiplayer to the world of Tamriel for the first time. It only makes sense, then, that a newly released cinematic trailer to mark the launch is all about the PvP Siege Mode.

Watch: An epic battle at the walls of a keep »

"And not an ounce of gameplay in that whole thing. I wonder how much it cost them to make that."
- Grape Flavor    See all 3 comments


PSA: The Elder Scrolls Online now available, hours ahead of schedule

PSA: The Elder Scrolls Online now available, hours ahead of schedule

Bethesda has a surprise for players that just couldn't stand to wait another minute for The Elder Scrolls Online. The game is available right now on PC, hours before its scheduled release.

Read more: Standard and Digital Imperial editions available »

"Yeah, I mean, it looks amazing. I would love to play it, but...dat sub. "
- JohnnyRey    See all 11 comments


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

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

As Elder Scrolls Online prepares to launch tomorrow, ZeniMax Online has released some stats to show that even though it's an MMO, it's still an Elder Scrolls game at heart. That means lots to see and do, characters to meet, and of course, books to read.

Read more: Want to kill 100,000 mudcrabs? »

"I'd be tempted to try it, but you know the spawn rate would be real limiting factor."
- daggot    See all 15 comments


Elder Scrolls Online streamlining opening hours based on beta feedback

Elder Scrolls Online streamlining opening hours based on beta feedback

The Elder Scrolls Online is slated to arrive on PC on April 4. With the big day rapidly approaching, Zenimax Online is taking player feedback from the game's beta to heart and making some adjustments to the adventure's opening hours and to some of the game's combat.

Read more: Changes addressing opening hours and combat »

"To bad the rest of the game isn't streamlined. Pretty much every other quest is bugged to the ..."
- Clench    See all 23 comments


Elder Scrolls Online 'Imperial Edition' and pre-order bonuses announced

Elder Scrolls Online 'Imperial Edition' and pre-order bonuses announced

The Elder Scrolls Online is getting a special 'Imperial Edition' with a host of extras, ZeniMax announced today. It will be available for $99.99 for a version with some physical and in-game extras, or $79.99 for a digital version without the tangible goodies.

Read more: In-game bonuses and a new cinematic trailer »

"Great news about the option to play any race in any alliance. I've only looked into the game a ..."
- Cham Sonar    See all 34 comments


Elder Scrolls Online doesn't require PS Plus, does require Xbox Live Gold

Elder Scrolls Online doesn't require PS Plus, does require Xbox Live Gold

If you have your pick of consoles, playing The Elder Scrolls Online will be slightly cheaper on Sony's platform. ZeniMax Online Studios has confirmed that you'll be able to play online without a PlayStation Plus subscription on PlayStation 4, but you'll still need Gold to access it on Xbox One. Naturally, you'll still need to pay the monthly subscription fee no matter which platform you choose.

Read more: Still $14.99 per month »

"You are right, thats one of the reasons why gaming on pc is better"
- X-GOUKI    See all 22 comments


Elder Scrolls Online voice cast includes John Cleese, Alfred Molina, and plenty more

Elder Scrolls Online voice cast includes John Cleese, Alfred Molina, and plenty more

Bethesda announced some considerable voice talent for The Elder Scrolls Online today. The cast list includes the likes of John Cleese (Monty Python), Bill Nighy (Pirates of the Caribbean), Kate Beckinsale (The Aviator), and Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2), among others.

Watch: Cast also includes Michael Gambon and Malcolm McDowell »

"I hope it doesn't. I am looking forward to this one a lot, and have no issue with a monthly sub."
- x-eyd|mary    See all 68 comments


Elder Scrolls Online's Emperor gets exclusive skills

Elder Scrolls Online's Emperor gets exclusive skills

The Elder Scrolls Online has some unique ideas, including the opportunity to be declared Emperor of Cyrodiil. In an interview, game director Paul Sage explained some of the responsibilities and benefits of rising the ranks to become the supreme ruler.

Read more: "It won't be easy to become Emperor" »

"I'd rather set up a Dark Brotherhood chapter dedicated to killing each and every Emperor"
- Smoochy666    See all 9 comments


The Elder Scrolls Online due April 4 on PC, later on consoles

The Elder Scrolls Online due April 4 on PC, later on consoles

Bethesda has given a release date to its upcoming fantasy MMORPG based on the Elder Scrolls universe. The Elder Scrolls Online is officially slated to drop onto PC and Mac on April 4, 2014, thrilling series fans and numerologists everywhere. Console owners will have to wait a little longer, as the game won't arrive on Xbox One and PS4 until June, missing its previous spring 2014 window.

Watch: The PvP trailer »

"Is that gameplay, really? I can't see any gameplay in it. Just ingame cutscenes."
- Curike    See all 40 comments


The Elder Scrolls Online trailer details character progression

The Elder Scrolls Online trailer details character progression

After previously showing off the heavily-nuanced character creation system, a new trailer for The Elder Scrolls Online explains how those characters will fight. Players will be able to gain attributes and skills, just as in previous Elder Scrolls games, but they'll also earn abilities through a skill line system that can be customized as their character levels up.

Watch: Character progression explained »

"All those skills & abilities yet only 5 slots on the action bar. "
- Lukiopimp    See all 6 comments


The Elder Scrolls Online trailer shows off character creator

The Elder Scrolls Online trailer shows off character creator

What does a chubby lizardman look like? This vital question and other aesthetic inquiries are answered in a new trailer for The Elder Scrolls Online, which focuses on the most important part of any RPG: its character creator. Players will get to tweak a pleasing amount, it seems.

Watch: Tigermen and lizardmen and, aw, no bearmen »

"They're pretty because its NOT a Bethesda game! Its a ZeniMax Online game."
- DandySlayer    See all 4 comments


Yes, The Elder Scrolls Online has subscription fees

Yes, The Elder Scrolls Online has subscription fees

Ooh, how novel! The Elder Scrolls Online may be a late-comer in the rush of fantasy MMORPGs but it's boldly sticking to the plans other also-rans have since abandoned, of launching with $15 monthly subscription fees. So I suppose now we know that, the question becomes: how long until it too goes free-to-play?

Read more: F2P would necessitate "sacrifices and changes" »

"Come onnnn, 15 dollars? I'm really curious to see if this is 49.99 or 59.99. I wonder how ..."
- nwillard    See all 71 comments


Elder Scrolls Online trailer: the lead loremaster

Elder Scrolls Online trailer: the lead loremaster

Why are three factions at war in The Elder Scrolls Online? Because MMORPG's often use large-scale conflict to add a sense of importance to their repetitive quests. Oh no, but that's too simple. No, it's the sort of issue only a 'loremaster' can explain, and ZeniMax has deployed its lead loremaster Lawrence Schick to explain the troubles in a video developer diary.

Watch: Lore! Huh! Good god y'all! What is it good for?

"We will be seeing a Rise of the Triads in games soon I'll wager."
- uebersoldat    See all 15 comments


The Elder Scrolls Online trailer reveals first gameplay

The Elder Scrolls Online trailer reveals first gameplay

"Elder Scrolls Online... everything you need about it is right in the name: it's Elder Scrolls but it's online," creative director Paul Sage says in a 9-minute video showing off the first gameplay snippets from ZeniMax's MMORPG. And indeed it certainly does seem to be so. Our John was not pleased with what he saw of TESO at E3, but does this pique your interest?

Watch: When the Scrolls were slightly younger »

"Combat looks great there is too few mmos with actual involved combat. Just hoping they give us ..."
- MasterBrief    See all 57 comments




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