The Elder Scrolls Online’s Stonethorn DLC and Update 27 comes to consoles soon

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The Elder Scrolls Online Update 27 and the Stonethorn DLC will be launching on consoles on consoles on September 1st after having arrived on PC, Stadia, and Mac on August 24th, 2020. Here’s what to expect.

Shortly after the release of The Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor chapter, you can already expect a lot of big things to come with the year-long adventure dubbed the ‘Dark Heart of Skyrim’. The story will be continued with the release of the dungeon DLC called Stonethorn, which as before, will deliver two more dungeons to experience.

Update 27, which will ship alongside it for console users on September 1st, 2020, will bring some major quality-of-life improvements, fixes, and balance changes to the game.

Continuing The Elder Scrolls Online’s Dark Heart of Skyrim year-long adventure, the two-dungeon Stonethorn DLC and Update 27 are live today for PC, Stadia, and Mac. Update 27, a free update that brings a series of quality-of-life improvements, fixes, and balance changes to the game also released today (you can read the patchnotes here). Stonethorn will release on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 next week on September 1.

As part of the DLC announcement itself, you can expect two major dungeons to come in with Stonethorn, which actually is a play on name as the dungeons are rightfull titled ‘Castle Thorn’ and ‘Stone Garden’. You can check out the official dungeon details down below:

  • Castle Thorn – A Vampire army rises from the fortified halls of Castle Thorn, led by the keep’s master, the powerful Lady Thorn. Before this dread host can march on the people of Western Skyrim, players must assault the fortress, fight their way through this monstrous legion, and put a stop to their invasion. Here’s a preview of Castle Thorn.
  • Stone Garden – The mad Alchemist Arkasis has been busy concocting terrible creatures in his secret laboratory. The dark creations of the Stone Garden, found deep within the caverns of Blackreach, are like nothing players have ever faced before. Confront the evil genius and his horrifying experiments, to prevent new monsters from rising from the depths. Here’s a preview of Stone Garden.

If you haven’t, you can check out our review for The Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor where we stated that “Greymoor gives a lot of hope for the future of The Elder Scrolls Online and shows that even minor touches such as the ones this one has gotten, can improve the overall experience moving forward,” and scored the expansion at a 9 out of 10.

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