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The Elder Scrolls Online: Fact sheet

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Bethesda Studios have released a new fact sheet in preparation for the release of The Elder Scrolls Online, the most highly anticipated MMO of 2014. It doesn’t reveal anything new, but check it out below with a new screenshot thrown in for good measure.

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Developer: ZeniMax Online Studios
Release Date: Spring 2014
Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac
Genre: Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing

Description – The Elder Scrolls Online is the latest chapter of the award-winning franchise – and will bring the legendary experience online for the first time. Whether you play with your friends or adventure alone, the game’s innovative combat system allows you to focus on action and tactics, not the UI. Use any weapon or armor at any time and customize your abilities to play the way you want as you uncover the mysteries of Tamriel and seek heroic quests on your own terms. Explore the far reaches of Skyrim, the mysterious lands of Morrowind, the sprawling metropolis of Daggerfall and beyond. The choices you make, from the alliance you join to the battles you fight, will shape your destiny and the world of Tamriel.

Story – The Elder Scrolls Online is set roughly 1,000 years before the events in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and the coming of the Dragonborn, and just before the rise of Tiber Septim, the first Emperor of Tamriel. Three Alliances have emerged across the continent, each struggling for supremacy over the land. As these great powers battle one another for control of the Imperial City – and with it all of Tamriel – darker forces are moving to destroy the world.

Key Features – The Elder Scrolls. Online. After 20 years of best-selling, award-winning fantasy role-playing games, the Elder Scrolls series goes online. Experience this epic adventure on your own or together with your friends, guild mates, and thousands of alliance members. Explore dangerous caves and dungeons, embark upon adventurous quests across Tamriel, and engage in massive player versus player battles, where the victors reap the spoils of war.

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Play the Way You Like – With an enhanced Elder Scrolls combat system, engage in real-time targeting and strategic attacks and blocks. Use any weapon or wear any armor at any time, no matter what type of character you play and develop your own style with deep character customization and abilities.

A Connected Game World – With ESO’s Megaserver technology you no longer choose a server, but instead play in one connected world. The game automatically places you with friends, guild mates, people you’ve encountered before, and other like-minded players. Simply jump in and begin your adventure.

Your Quest to Save Tamriel – A stolen soul. An undead army rising. A quest to recover that which is uniquely yours. Explore the hidden secrets of Tamriel at your own pace using the game’s compass to guide you to areas of interest. Save the world from the evil machinations of the Daedric Prince Molag Bal and his henchman, the first necromancer, the Prince of Worms, Mannimarco.”

Bethesda Lists Skyrim for Xbox One on their Website

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Bethesda, the massively popular development team who make really LONG RPG’s has only gone and listed the almighty The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for Xbox One on their very own website. Fancy that?

Nothing has been officially confirmed, and it is also not yet known if the listing is an error considering The Elder Scrolls Online will make its way to the shiny new Xbox One console in due course. If true, then Bethesda follows in the path of Square-Enix who are releasing what appears to be a PC quality version of Tomb Raider (basically Lara’s bouncy new hair-do) – Skyrim on Xbox One would possibly be of same or better quality than the PC edition.

If and when Bethesda confirm that Skyrim is “officially” being released on Xbox One, we’ll be sure to keep you posted.

Thanks Kotaku

Elder Scrolls Online Release Date

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Why couldn’t they give us a Xbox One image?!?

So today Matt Firor; Game Director on The Elder Scrolls Online took to the official ESO website to deliver the following message:

We long ago promised that as soon as a version of the game is ready, we will launch it. So we’re happy to announce that the game will launch worldwide for PC and Mac players on Friday, April 4, 2014, while PlayStation 4 and Xbox One fans will see the game arriving on consoles in June 2014.

So yes that’s right we console gamers have to wait a couple of months, but to be honest I am cool with that. This is one of the reasons I purchased my Xbox One, this is the game I have been dreaming about and looking forward since the announcement.

Firor went on to talk about the massive success of the BETA currently in progress:

As some of you know, we’ve been in beta testing for about a year now, leading up to our most recent test in late November where we had over 300,000 people in the game over a 48 hour period. We’ve had approximately 4 million people sign up for beta and that number continues to grow. We hope that just about every one of you who have signed up for beta will get an invitation to play sometime between now and the weeks before launch. These tests are very important, not only for gameplay feedback, but also to test our infrastructure. Beta tests can sometimes be a little rough when we are testing some systems for the first time with large numbers of players. So thank you to all who have participated for your understanding and support. It is very much appreciated.

To commemorate the announcement, Bethesda has released a new gameplay trailer titled ‘War in Cyrodiil’ which focuses on the PVP aspect of The Elder Scrolls Online.

June 2014 will see me disappear from ThisisXbox, be declared MIA from work and completely vanish from social media. June 2014 I say goodbye to Bournemouth, United Kingdom and hello to the world of Tamriel.

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Keep your eyes open on TiX over the coming months for more news and updates in the build up to release date.