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  • ESO’s Console Editions Feature Voice Chat, New Control Schemes ESO's Console Editions Feature Voice Chat, New Control SchemesZeniMax has shared a few more details about the PS4 versions of The Elder Scrolls Online.
    We already know that the console versions will be based on the new the buy-to-play version of the game, The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited and will be out June 9, roughly a year after the originally planned launch date.
    In a recent column the ESO Game Director Matt Firor gave further details about the console versions, which he said are different by necessity because there’s “a lot of variance” between the consoles and PC.
    Firor said parallel teams developed the console version, so they take advantage ...
  • ESO’s Last Loyalty Rewards Are Freaky Sheogorath Costume, He-Man’s Battle Cat ESO's Last Loyalty Rewards Are Freaky Sheogorath Costume, He-Man's Battle CatIf you’ve been a loyal Elder Scrolls Online subscriber since the game launched, ZeniMax has new rewards for you before it closes its loyalty program for good.
    First up for the nine month reward, you’re in for an, uh, I’m actually not sure. Depends on how much you like creepy stuff.

    That’s because the first just-announced loyalty reward is this weirdo Sheogorath costume, the Mask of Cheerful Slaughter. I can see this strange three-faced mask as the kind of thing that part of the audience, the ones wearing black clothing and heavy unisex eyeliner, might be really into. Others might be a ...

  • The Elder Scrolls Online Tests Another Patch Before It Goes Subscriptionless The Elder Scrolls Online Tests Another Patch Before It Goes SubscriptionlessBefore The Elder Scrolls Online drops its subscription requirement and becomes The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited March 17 on PC and June 9 on consoles, PC players are testing the new version of the game.
    The test, running on the games public testing server (PTS) was recently updated with a brand new version. Update 1.6.2 adds a few new tweaks to the game, including allowing testers to check out the full Champion system, which allows high level players to keep upgrading their characters.
    Patch notes for the latest version are below:
    OVERVIEW
    The Elder Scrolls Online v1.6.2 is an incremental patch that ...
  • Bethesa Will Hold Its First Ever E3 News Conference This Year Bethesa Will Hold Its First Ever E3 News Conference This YearBethesda announced today that it will be holding its own E3 showcase this year, and fans tongues are wagging at what they might announce at most influential video game industry event.
    Bethesda’s conference will take place June 14 at E3 in Hollywood, CA. It’s possible they’ll talk about the console version of The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, also set to release in June on June 9. But it’s a bit unlikely they’ll have much to say so shortly after the game is released.
    And we must remember that Bethesda has its fingers in many video game pies. For example, id software ...
  • A Preview of ESO’s New Cash Shop A Preview of ESO's New Cash Shophttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzrWS8_VPXo&feature=share
    When The Elder Scrolls Online becomes the subscriptionless The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, it’s going to pick up a few tricks players of free-to-play and buy-to-play games might be familiar with. Chief among these, a cash shop.
    The new cash shop, The Crown Store, will use a real-money currency called Crowns, featuring customization and convenience items like potions, soul gems, pets, mounts and costumes. You can’t trade your Crown Store items or Crowns, as you can with cash shop items in other MMORPGs.
    The official transition doesn’t happen until March 17 for PC or with the June 9 console release for ...
  • Five Snazzy Costumes You Can Buy in ESO’s New Cash Shop Five Snazzy Costumes You Can Buy in ESO's New Cash ShopWhen The Elders Scrolls Online ditches its subscription model and become The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, it will be opening a cash shop where players can buy cosmetic and convenience items.
    The new cash shop, The Crown Shop, will use a real-money currency called Crowns, featuring customization and convenience items like potions, soul gems, pets, mounts and costumes. You can’t trade your Crown Store items or Crowns, as you can with cash shop items in other MMORPGs.
    The official transition doesn’t happen until March 17 for PC or with the June 9 console release for Xbox One and PS4, but players ...
  • Here’s What New Players Will See When They Start the New ESO Here's What New Players Will See When They Start the New ESOhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_Df69nB-gg
    YouTuber Elloa has tried out the new tutorial in The Elder Scrolls Online’s 1.6 update, which is now live on ESO’s public test server. Elloa shows off the first 15 minutes or so of the game including escaping prison in Coldharbour, which has been upgraded to be “a bit more like a story” in her words.
    Although changes are possible, this is pretty much the experience that will greet new players when they load up the subscriptionless The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited March 17 on PC or June 9 on Xbox One and PS4, so if you’ll be new to ...
  • Guard Hands Out Harsh Justice in ESO 1.6 Guard Hands Out Harsh Justice in ESO 1.6 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UESkmVd7wmI
    Looks like the guards are going to be a little more Dirty Harry than Officer Friendly in ESO’s new Justice system. The Justice system, which will allow players to commit crimes and be punished for them if they get caught, is a new feature in the 1.6 update that’s currently being put through its paces on the game’s Public Test Server.
    As you can see in the above video, a player who misbehaves badly is quickly and harshly dealt with, without so much as a “Stop right there, criminal scum!” as a warning.
    In a way it’s a bummer because it will ...
  • ESO Releases Update 1.6 for Public Test Server ESO Releases Update 1.6 for Public Test ServerThe Elder Scrolls Online’s biggest update yet, the 1.6 update that clears the way for the game to become the buy-to-play The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, is now available to try and test on the game’s public test server.
    The update was accompanied by a novella-sized list of patch notes. According to ZeniMax, the notes took up 67 pages in Microsoft Word.
    We aren’t even going to try to copy them all here, you can go the official site to check them out. They cover:
    Big Changes / Updates / New Features
    ...
  • ESO Developers Explain New Subscriptionless System ESO Developers Explain New Subscriptionless SystemWhen you heard that new The Elder Scrolls Online was ditching its subscription model and going “buy to play,” you might have heard a nagging little voice in your head respond with “pay to win.”
    The new version, The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, will be out March 17 on PC and Mac and June 9 on Xbox One and PS4. It will include all of the content in the 1.6 update, including the new Justice and Champion systems. Anyone who has played before can dive right into the new version, but there will be a one-time purchase of the game ...