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Bethesda Defends $15 Subscription Fee For The Elder Scrolls Online

Discussion in 'TESO News' started by Raijin, Mar 16, 2014.

  1. tx12001

    tx12001 I will not tolerate failure...

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    you say a big chuck of lore is inaccurate now how about instead just pretend its an alternative universe that never happened or pretend the soulburst is really just one of Vivecs crazy dreams or something that would explain why it is never mentioned in lore
     
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  2. Anouck

    Anouck Queen of Procrastination

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    We can't, because Bethesda is going to adapt the lore in the 'other' games to TESO. Of course they can't change the ingame books, but all the upcoming games are going to be adapted to TESO lore.
     
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  3. Dram

    Dram the Dunmer

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    They said they can justify the fee with the DLC they are planning to release. I bet they can. But they just do not see the issue here: It doesn't matter whether the DLC is worth the coin or not. If it's too expensive, it is too expensive.

    Why don't they do the same as World Of Warcraft? Or why don't they put DLC or new content behind a paywall? That way I at least have the option to pay for the content. I can imagine I am not exactly interested in EVERYTHING Bethesda brings out.
     
  4. Lansworthy

    Lansworthy Lacklusterous

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    Unfortunately Anouck, Zenimax Online dropped the ball....

    For those of you MMO veterens, this is worse than Biowares issues with the Star Wars title with SWTOR.

    Zenimax Online took a beloved IP such as The Elder Scrolls, and they just couldn't do what they set out to do...

    As an Elder Scrolls title, like always; the storylines are superb, the soundtrack is amazing; and the combat mechanic is really amazing.

    As far as the rest of the game.

    Constant crashes, lack of content, lackluster "ranking" system which can be exploited to reach quicker.

    Not to mention it seems everyday they have to do "maintenance".

    The Megaserver is an awesome idea, but they failed to really make it count, they obviously can't do it.

    I feel duped into the game, as some others are to; I was drawn in with the idea of Morrowind/Skyrim/Oblivion but online with friends.
    Unfortunately what I got was play alone but in a group with a friend, while the phasing ruins the entire immersion factor.

    Not to mention barely anyone talks to one another, because they'res no reason to anyhow, you don't need any real help in this game.

    As someone who hit level 50 in the Early Access, and achieved rank 10 Veteran; I can say for damn certain, the console servers will be shut off in a year if nothing changes.

    And as for the PC version, I see it either going F2P in 3 years, or just shutting down completely; if nothing changes.

    Sorry for wall o'text, but I'm pissed off to no end about this game....
     
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  5. Mwhals

    Mwhals Active Member

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    I saw this coming and refuse to pay any money for it. Thanks for your honest review.
     
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  6. Crooksin

    Crooksin Glue Sniffer

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  7. The Honorable Gidian Diva of Sass

    The Honorable Gidian Diva of Sass Sahrot Vahlok Spaan. Bahnahgaar. Minion #88!
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    I defend the fee as well.
     
  8. The Honorable Gidian Diva of Sass

    The Honorable Gidian Diva of Sass Sahrot Vahlok Spaan. Bahnahgaar. Minion #88!
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    ... and after reading this thread I change my mind o_O
     
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  9. Anouck

    Anouck Queen of Procrastination

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    This is not about the love for the game, but the money. And that's the problem here. These companies obviously thought this was an easy way to get rich.
     
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  10. Daryl Dixon

    Daryl Dixon Well-Known Member

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    Now that you've reminded me of that I'm pissed off again :mad:

    Beth, I'm leaving you and I'm not coming back!

    (If the next ES game doesn't top Oblivion + All DLC)
     
  11. Daryl Dixon

    Daryl Dixon Well-Known Member

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    I didn't have overly expectations for it but I'll probably play it if the monthly fee drops/it becomes F2P

    I'll just play D&D or Neverwinter, if I ever get around to 'MMO mood' ever again.
     
  12. Raijin

    Raijin A Mage that loves a Templar

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    It's a legitimate complaint. When I play a RPing game I expect to have a very good solid story to follow to. When I have companions (Followers) I want to be able to talk to them and to get to know them up close on a personal level, especially when I ask them to marry me. In Skyrim you don't get that. Look at Lydia and other housecarls that were given to you. What is their back story?How did they become housecarls? No information.

    If I was an experience fanfiction writer I would love Skyrim, but I'm not.
     
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  13. Daryl Dixon

    Daryl Dixon Well-Known Member

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    I still consider it one of them greats but with just a few extra hours of recording dialogue it could have been truly unforgettable in terms of development & character progression.

    Heck, even something like Boone in FONV
     
  14. Lansworthy

    Lansworthy Lacklusterous

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    Literally the only thing I can say about Zenimax online and Bethesda on TESO
    is that it is extremely

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  15. raido KASAI

    raido KASAI Ansei Master Badass

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    I still hold the same opinion I did through the betas I was on, and that is I wish they had created more of a co-op type of RPG, similar to how you can get on with a group of friends and play the Diablo series, rather than just another MMO.

    As it is, I'd rather have TESVI instead of TESO
     
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