The Elder Scrolls MMORPG Goes Online Next Year


Rumors of a massively multiplayer online role-playing game based on The Elder Scrolls universe have been circulating for quite a while now. Today, those rumors become reality.

Bethesda Softworks and ZeniMax Online Studios have announced the development of The Elder Scrolls Online, an MMORPG slated for PC and Mac release in 2013. Set 1,000 years prior to Skyrim‘s chapter in Elder Scrolls history, the game will give players the chance to explore the entirety of Tamriel with other players for the first time. Along with some surprises I’m sure we’ll learn about between now and next year, you can expect standard MMO features like social interaction, PvP and solo questing.

“We have been working hard to create an online world in which players will be able to experience the epic Elder Scrolls universe with their friends, something fans have long said they wanted,” said Matt Firor, game director of The Elder Scrolls Online. “It will be extremely rewarding finally to unveil what we have been developing the last several years. The entire team is committed to creating the best MMO ever made – and one that is worthy of The Elder Scrolls franchise.”

Game Informer’s June issue has the full scoop, with weekly updates scheduled to show up on the publication’s Elder Scrolls Online hub throughout the month.

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