As of this week, our friends over at Bethesda Softworks, a ZeniMax Media company, has announced a rather large scale bit of news regarding The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, which will be a rather updated version of the game. So when can it be reached? Starting on June 9th, 2015 players will be able to experience the title on both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for the first time on these home consoles. For this first time ever, players will explore the renowned world of Tamriel, where players will be able to group with friends, and overcome many powerful odds they will be pitted against.
Let alone will friends be questing together, they will also be able to take to the games online world where they will be able to adventure alone, adventure with friends, or join an army of hundreds in the titles epic player vs. player battles as they search and discover some of the deepest secrets in all of Tamriel. Though that was not the only huge announcement that Bethesda made. With the release, The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, players will be freed of having to pay a monthly subscription for extended gameplay. Instead now, players will make a one-time purchase of the game and now will be able to enjoy hundreds, if not thousands of hours of play time. So when does this go active for PC/Mac players? For you, this begins on March 17th, 2015, but those with an active subscription, don’t feel like your money goes to waste.
With the release of The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, players will get to experience all the new updates, content additions, and also take on the new and exciting Justice and Champion Systems. For those of you who wish to move over to consoles with PC/MAC accounts whether they are opened or closed, you will be updated to the Tamriel Unlimited version starting March while former gamers will be invited back to the game in order to experience the all new world. New players, you will be able to make a one-time purchase of the game and play, without restrictions, for as long as you like – no fees required. However, those of you who do want some new downloadable content such as convenience and customization items, there is a new in-game Crown Store coming around. The game will also get regular updates and new gameplay as it is added over time.
For those of you who want to spend a bit more, there is a bit of an option for you with the new “ESO Plus” service, which are for those of you who wish to pay a singular monthly fee, and unlock content through this membership service, which includes exclusive in-game bonuses, a monthly allotment of crows to use in the store and access to all DLC games packs while a member. Those of you with a current membership will be enrolled into ESO Plus and begin to reap its rewards starting March 17th.
“Our fans are our biggest inspiration, and we’ve listened to their feedback on the entertainment experience they want,” said Matt Firor, Game Director of The Elder Scrolls Online. “We know that Elder Scrolls fans want choice when it comes to how they play and how they pay, and that is what they will get. We have made numerous changes to the game over the past year, and are confident this is a game that Elder Scrolls fans will love to play. Players can explore Tamriel with friends, battle creatures, craft, fish, steal, or siege. The choice is theirs. The game offers hundreds of hours of gameplay with unlimited adventures with one single game purchase. We can’t wait for everyone, whether they’ve played before or will be experiencing it for the first time, to begin adventuring in The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited.”
So get ready for the largest change ever to this game and begin to enjoy it on its launch.
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