The crew of Beyond weighs in on whether or not the presence of a subscription fee impacts gamers' choice to play the tepidly received MMORPG.
Last week, a Massively commenter mentioned that he was in a 700-person guild in The Elder Scrolls Online. Yep, you read that number right! He inspired an impromptu discussion about the problems inherent in a guild of that size, suchShow More Summary
Elder Scrolls Online will be receiving the long-awaited Justice System in Update 6. The Justice System allows players to pursue a life of crime.Click To Continue Reading
"Justice is coming to Tamriel," according to ZeniMax's latest website notice. It's probably more accurate to say that criminality is coming to Tamriel, though. More specifically, Elder Scrolls Online's upcoming Update 6 features theShow More Summary
Even if you were among the many players predicting a business model shift for The Elder Scrolls Online, a change in business models can be kind of disturbing. Suddenly the game doesn't behave according to all of the same rules you've been familiar with since launch. Show More Summary
If you've been keeping track of Elder Scrolls Online you might remember that the game was delayed for the Xbox One and PS4. The delay has allowed Zenimax Online, a subsidiary of Zenimax, to focus on cleaning the game up for home consoles and optimizing the specs for the highest performance afforded for the eighth-gen machines. Click To Continue Reading
Tons of big news this week! The Order has gone gold, Borderlands 2 & the Pre-Sequel are coming to PS4, Plex is now available on PS4 & PS3, Powers premieres March 10th, The Elder Scrolls Online launches on PS4 June 9th, FFXIV Patch 2.5 is now live, and more.
Looks like Bethesda is finally removing the monthly subscription fee on their Elder Scrolls Online game and will be releasing it for the PS4 and Xbox One as well! Beginning June 9th, you can join your friends on Xbox One and PlayStation...Show More Summary
This week we're discussing the latest Borderlands news, Elder Scrolls Online, and free-to-play Evolve.
Bethesda Softworks released their final cinematic trailer (previously), “The Confrontation“, for their massively multiplayer online game The Elder Scrolls Online. At the end of the trailer, Bethesda announces that they will be dropping the monthly subscription fees to play and a release date for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles on June 9, 2015. […]
Yesterday's reveal that The Elder Scrolls Online will go buy-to-play in March has prompted much speculation about the nature of the cash shop, the ethics of the switchover, the continued viability of the game, and the quality, cost, and frequency of the promised DLC. Show More Summary
ZeniMax has released a 23-minute "supercut" of its Elder Scrolls Online trailer series. The firm says that the CG production was "over a year in the making," and the final bit -- dubbed The Confrontation -- brings the battle for Imperial City to an end and reveals "a new and horrific threat to Tamriel." Click past the cut to have a look. Show More Summary
News broke yesterday that The Elder Scrolls Online is losing its mandatory subscription model. This was expected by anyone who had watched the evolution of the MMO space over the past decade or so, and we at Forbes even had an office pool as to when this would happen. I wrongly predicted two months ago, […]
Yesterday's news that The Elder Scrolls Online is going buy-to-play in time for its console launch surprised... well, not many of Massively's readers. You pretty much saw it coming. Some folks around here said this move was a certainty even before launch and consequently refused to buy it, deciding that patience would pay off. Show More Summary
Microsoft reveals the future, with Windows 10, HoloLens, Cortana, and Spartan, BlackBerry wants app neutrality, Twitter launches While You Were Away, The Elder Scrolls Online is set free, and LittleBigPlanet does Game Of Thrones. Microsoft Reveals The Future Microsoft has revealed a host of details regarding its plans for the future. Show More Summary
Hits PS4 and Xbox One in June, will be free-to-play on PC and Mac in March. Bethesda has announced a release date for the console versions of The Elder Scrolls Online, alongside plans to drop the game's subscription requirement on all platforms. Click here to read the full article
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Elder Scrolls Online's forthcoming buy-to-play conversion is a hot topic at the moment, but sadly it doesn't do much for me on a personal level. Even if I hadn't already played and enjoyed ESO for a significant chunk of 2014, I don't have the time for another grindpark, however well made it may be and however well it scratches my IP-related itches. Show More Summary
On March 17 the PC version of The Elder Scrolls Online ditches subscription fees and gains the subtitle "Tamriel Unlimited." What are we getting for free, and what does the change mean for existing players? Read more...