The Elder Scrolls Online

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Developer: ZeniMax Online Studios
Publisher: Bethesda Software
Platform: PC, OS X, Xbox One, Playstation 4
Release Date: April 4, 2014, June 9, 2015 (console)

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Three alliances clash in a struggle to claim Cyrodiil, the heartland of Tamriel, and the chaos of war spreads to every province. Unlikely allies stand together on the battlefield, but a more sinister threat stirs beneath the surface—the Daedric Prince Molag Bal, God of Schemes, is hatching a plan to pull all of Tamriel into his Oblivion realm and enslave every mortal soul. It is in the face of overwhelming odds that champions are forged...

Explore Tamriel: From the icy reaches of Skyrim to the depths of Black Marsh, Tamriel is the perfect home for any explorer. You'll discover dungeons and ruins for solo and group expeditions, quests for the Fighters, Mages, and Undaunted Guilds, dangerous world bosses, hidden Skyshards to collect for skill points, beautiful vistas to admire, tons of in-depth lore books, and more. Indulge your curiosity and see what's waiting for you just over that next rise.

Your Character, Your Strategy: You are more than your class. Pick up and use any weapon, any armor, and choose from an enormous selection of spells and abilities to customize your fighting style—no matter which class you select. Create exactly the hero you envision, try out new abilities, and change out your skills anywhere to adapt to new threats. You’re in control of your character’s fate.

Swear Allegiance: Forced to seek allies in the face of war and Daedric invasion, the people of Tamriel have come together under three banners. Each alliance seeks to claim the Ruby Throne in Cyrodiil, drive back the forces of the Daedra, and restore their own ideal of order to the land. But the bonds between them are tenuous at best—ancient enemies must put differences aside for the greater good. Who will you stand with?

Prepare for War: The Alliance War rages across Cyrodiil as each army vies to conquer the Imperial City. Huge fortifications are under siege day and night as battles for control play out all over the province. Join in the fight and represent your alliance, using powerful siege weapons and tactical prowess to defeat players from the enemy alliances and claim glory for yourself! Will you be crowned as Emperor?

Craft, Trade, and More: The in-depth crafting system allows you to become a master clothier, woodworker, blacksmith, alchemist, enchanter, and provisioner, creating everything from powerful weapons and armor to delicious stat-boosting meals. Guild stores and kiosks promote trade throughout the cities for the enterprising merchant, and there's always work for an adventurer.

An Immersive World: The citizens of Tamriel all have their own possessions and treasures, and they can be yours. Steal, murder, and get away with it—if you’re stealthy enough. There are those who would take offense at your actions, though, so be prepared to face the consequences if you’re discovered. The far-reaching Justice System punishes those who ignore the law.

PAX Reveals & Announcements

March 6, 2017: Bethesda Is Heading to PAX East 2017[edit | edit source]


The recently announced new Chapter in The Elder Scrolls Online will be available for hands-on play for the first time, showcasing the game’s new 4v4v4, small-scale PvP mode, Battlegrounds. Attendees will be among the first in the world to try their hands at The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind’s fast-paced new mode, and will even get a first crack at flexing the powers of the new Warden class.

April 13, 2016: Bethesda’s PAX East 2016 Lineup[edit | edit source]

If you’re getting ready for PAX East, be sure to swing by the Bethesda booth (#8021). From April 22 through 24 we’ll have everything from live stage demos and panels, to hands-on stations and sweet giveaways. Take a look below at some of what you’ll see.


Head over to the booth for hands-on time with DOOM multiplayer. Test yourself in an all-new map in an all-new mode (complete with a new Demon) and see if you have the skills and speed to destroy your competition.

You can also take part in our Cacodemon Hunt for the chance to win huge prizes, like a custom DOOM-themed Xbox One or PlayStation 4 console. By following our official DOOM social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and SnapChat), you’ll find clues about where to collect a red keycard. Scratch off the front of the card to see if you’re an instant winner. Other prizes include custom controllers, a discount at the on-site Bethesda Store and unique swag items. If you’re not an instant winner, you can still bring your scratch card to the booth to enter our daily drawings for custom consoles and controllers. And for even more chances to win, playing DOOM multiplayer will give you an opportunity to receive blue and yellow keycards for additional daily drawings.

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The Elder Scrolls Online

Diehard Elder Scrolls Online fans are in for a serious treat. From 10 am to 6 pm EDT on Saturday, April 23, there will be a full ESO community headquarters set up in Room 206 (located on the second level). This is your chance to mingle with developers and other members of the community and get a behind-the-scenes look at the game. Sit in on panels exploring the game, and take part in ESO trivia with cool exclusive prizes.

Here’s the full schedule for the day:

  • 10 am – 11 am: Player/Guild Meet-and-Greet/ESO Developer Signing
  • 11 am – 12 pm: Storytelling in ESO panel
  • 12 pm – 1:30 pm: Break
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm: Live ESO sketch with ESO concept artist
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Community Roundtable – Open Q&A
  • 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Break
  • 4 pm – 5 pm: Creating an ESO Trial
  • 5 pm – 6 pm: Elder Scrolls Reverse-Trivia – Stump the Loremaster (with prizes!)

Bethesda Store

If you want to pick up some cool swag while you’re at the show, stop by the Bethesda Store at our booth. We’ll have a variety of DOOM and Fallout shirts, plus an exclusive shirt that you’ll only be able to get at PAX East. You can also pick up some DOOM and Fallout pins to help you accessorize.

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