Bethesda have revealed that the Xbox One and PS4 versions of The Elder Scrolls Online have been delayed by about six months due to a series of platform unique problems. The delay will result in pushing the release date to around Christmas:
To make up for the delay, Bethesda is offering a deal that allows PC and Mac owners of the game to pick up a digital console copy for $20 if they’ve purchased the game by the end of June.
See elderscrollsonline.com for full details.
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To celebrate tomorrow’s worldwide launch of , Zenimax have released an infograph detailing some of the incredible stats and numbers that we can expect from the game. These include how many character variations you can make, the number of books you can read, and how many mudcrabs you’d need to kill to reach level 50!
Some of the numbers revealed absolutely dwarf what was present in , such as the NPCs and weapons, so it's safe to say our editors will truly have their work cut out for them!Read more >
The following map was posted by Lady Nerevar of The Imperial Library on her tumblr. It shows roughly the continents of Nirn scaled to those of Earth. Lots of surprising things in this revelation. The size of Akavir, the existence of Lyg (A realm said to be a parallel version of Tamriel, where Mehrunes Dagon was created as mentioned in Mythic Dawn Commentaries 4) and how big Yokuda once was.
See the tumblr site for further notes. Any trolling/comments about how this isn't "canon" etc. adds nothing to the discussion and will be removed.
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4J Studios, the developers of Minecraft: Xbox 360 edition, have announced a Skyrim themed mash-up pack due for release in the near future.
Priced at $3.99/£2.69/€3.79, the mash-up features an exclusive Skyrim-centic texture set, 40 character skins, themed menus and user interface, craftable items, and more than 20 iconic selections from the original Skyrim soundtrack.
In addition, the pre-set world recreates memorable areas including Whiterun, Riverwood, and Bleak Falls Barrow, but on a smaller scale in order to fit with technical constraints of the games map size limits.
For a full list of details, see the BethBlog.com
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In a move that may surprise Elder Scrolls fans, Matt Firor, General Manager of ZeniMax Online, has confirmed that will follow a subscription based model.
In an interview with GameStar.de, Matt explained that charging a flat monthly fee was the only way to deliver the game the fans wanted and the one they set out to make. He elaborates further by explaining that going with any other payment model would mean sacrifices would be required in other areas.
Subscription will be free for the first 30 days with the purchase of the game. After this time, the basic monthly charge will be $14.99/€12.99/£8.99. There will also be the option for discounts if multiple months are bought at a time.
In addition, Matt also revealed they are already working on c…Read more >