Elder Scrolls Online
The wait is finally over. Elder Scrolls Online is now available worldwide. Patience is very much a virtue and man are we excited; the past few months have been tough! The game, by ZeniMax Online, has been in beta for a while. Amazingly, 5 million people registered for ESO Beta! Yes that is not a typo…5 million!!
5 million people registered for ESO Beta.
The world of Elder Scrolls is centered around Tamriel, a vast continent plagued with war by those who strive for a greater prize. The continent includes 9 provinces and is part of a realm called ‘Oblivion’.
Ghosts and corpses line Tamriel, a desolate place of long Winters and failed crops. An explosion in the Imperial City sparked the hellish ambitions of Molag Bal, Daedric Prince of domination and enslavement. He hoped to use the despair and suffering of the explosion to merge two different realms ‘Nirn’ and ‘Oblivion’ into one dark and unforgiving place.
Where do your loyalties lie?
Amidst the chaos and rubble of what was once known as Imperial City, three alliance were formed. Each alliance was driven by power to reclaim the Imperial City. Each alliance was driven by a shared desire for survival and to defeat Molag Bal and his advancing empire. Some alliances are united, others are uneasy pacts. Where do your loyalties lie?
Led by High King Emeric who rules from Warest in High Rick The Daggerfall Covenant is formed by three races: Breton, RedGuard and Orcs. Each bring a range of different skills: merchants, craftsmen and magicians make for a covenant to be well and truly feared.
- Dark Elf
The races: Nord, Dark Elf and Argonian bring together a fearsome mix of boisterous anger and violence, guerilla warfare, intellect and sorcery. They have cast aside a history of conflict and a lifetime of enslavement to create a tense and uneasy alliance.
- High Elf
- Wood Elf
Led by a young and precocious Queen Ayrenn, Aldmeri Dominion is the most natural of alliances. In replacing her father as heir to the High Elves, the original settlers of Tamriel, she brings together neighboring races: Wood Elf, Khajiit who have supported each other in the past. Skilled magicians, archers, architects and liteary souls they will fight for all they have made and for the society they cherish.
Online: Stating the obvious we know, but it is still a big step-change to take a previously successful off-line game and adapt into an online mode. Online allows you to begin epic adventures by yourself or together with your friends, guild mates, or even the tens and thousands of alliance members.
Leaderboards and achievements: Keep track of your ranking and compare yourself, your alliance, and your guild to that of your friends and enemies.
Customization: Use any weapon or wear any armor at any time, no matter what type of character you play. Develop your own style with deep character customization and abilities.
Points and Gold: While fighting for an alliance in PvP, players earn points that can help them purchase siege weaponry and other bonuses to aid their allies in the heated pitch of battle.
Megaserver: This is the bit we are really excited about! A shardless Megaserver technology. Now, you no longer choose a server, but play in one, very large, connected world. You will be automatically placed amongst friends, enemies, guild mates, like-minded players or even people you’ve simply encountered!!! So jump in and begin your adventure.
Use any weapon or wear any armor at any time, no matter what type of character you play. Develop your own style with deep character customization and abilities.
- Playstation 4
- XBOX ONE
‘Digital Imperial Edition’
For a limited time only you can also buy a ‘Digital Imperial Edition’. They has us at imperial aswell!! This special edition includes a number of extra products. Statues, ring and a beautifully illustrated book.
We’ll be keeping an eye on this one. We expect it to be big. We’ll be posting more articles as soon as we get lost in one of the most hotly anticipated games of 2014.