• The Elder Scrolls Online PVP Designer Answers Questions During Q&A The Elder Scrolls Online, DeshaanThis week Brian Wheeler, lead PvP designer for The Elder Scrolls Online, dropped into the Elitist Jerks forum to answer questions during a live Q&A.
    Wheeler took a number of questions from forum members about the PvP content and other elements of the game. Some highlights included:
    On how much the PvP will be based on skill:
    “Skill is a tricky thing to measure as when most people talk about skill in Elder Scrolls it’s referring to headshots with a bow, blocking, power attacks or dodging at the right time. ┬áIn Elder Scrolls Online we have many opportunities for players to show their ...
  • The Elder Scrolls Online Emperor’s Armor Revealed Elder Scrolls Online, Emperor's Armor, Zenimax, Bethesda SoftworksIf you manage to claw your way to the position of Emperor in The Elder Scrolls Online, then you deserve some bling. The Elder Scrolls Online team has revealed concept art for the only-for-the-Emperor armor that will be your reward for conquest of your server. Start salivating now.

    Click to see the armor in all of its glory.
    This is how the team describes the armor:
    The one who sits on the Ruby Throne cuts an imposing figure, driving enemies to flee in fear and inspiring allies to even greater deeds of conquest. When the emperor strides onto the battlefield, everyone takes notice–and ...

  • The Elder Scrolls Online Release Date Announced
    Bethesda has announced The Elder Scrolls Online will release to the PC and Mac on April 4, 2014. ESO will release to the next-gen consoles, the Xbox One and PS4, in June 0f 2014.
    According to The Elder Scrolls Online Game Director, Matt Firor, Bethesda is currently “polishing the hundreds and hundreds of hours of content, making combat even more fun and responsive, fixing quest issues, and much, much more.” They also plan on using the remaining time prior to launch reacting to feedback from internal and external game testers, as well as collected gameplay data.
    Bethesda plans on doing the staggered ...
  • The Elder Scrolls Online To Use a Monthly Subscription

    It was announced during Gamescom 2013 that The Elder Scrolls Online (TESO) will use a monthly subscription model. According to Matt Firor, GM ZeniMax Online, using any other model would have forced them to make changes and sacrifices that they did thought would hurt the gaming experience. An initial purchase of The Elder Scrolls Online will cost gamers $60 USD. The subscription fee will be $15 per month, with one free month of usage included. There will also be a cash shop available to buy “fun” things that are not integral to the core gameplay.
    The Elder Scrolls Online (TESO) is ...