the elder scrolls online

Official Site: The Elder Scrolls Online
Studio: ZeniMax Online Studios/Bethesda Softworks
Launch Date: April 4, 2014
Genre: Fantasy Themepark
Business Model: Buy-to-play on PC as of March 17, 2015
Platform: PC, Mac; Xbox One and PS4 as of June 9, 2015

Working As Intended: City of Heroes macros and popmenus for noobs

In my first braindump on City of Heroes for this column, I tried to ease superhero fans into the world of modding the 20-year-old...

Elder Scrolls Online previews Scions of Ithelia DLC and Update 41, now on the PTS

Long before they embark on The Elder Scrolls Online's Gold Road in June, players will be dipping into the first DLC of the year...

The Soapbox: Casuals and soloers need challenging MMO content too

In a recent press Q&A around the announcement of Elder Scrolls Online's Gold Road chapter, Zenimax creative director Rich Lambert appeared to dismiss the...

The Stream Team: Entering Elder Scrolls Online’s Shrine of the Golden Eye

Who should Massively OP's MJ believe? Should she enter the Shrine of the Golden Eye in ESO using Dralys' entrance, or enter using Leramil's?...

Tamriel Infinium: The history of Elder Scrolls games (before and after Elder Scrolls Online)

There's nothing quite like that feeling when you first dip your toes into a particular game only to discover that it's part of a...

Massively Overthinking: Open world difficulty and puzzles in MMOs

During last week's press event ahead of the Gold Road announcement, Elder Scrolls Online's Rich Lambert said something I thought would turn out to...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 454: MMO roadmap roundup

Justin and Bree discuss the 2024 roadmaps for Lord of the Rings Online, Lost Ark, World of Warcraft, Guild Wars 2, EVE Online, Elder Scrolls Online, New World, EverQuest, EverQuest II, and Wayfinder, with adventures in LOTRO, FFXIV, and City of Heroes.

Bethesda begins to roll out Elder Scrolls Castles, its latest Elder Scrolls mobile game

Elder Scrolls Online players looking to take their gaming addiction on the go have a good cause to rejoice this week, as Bethesda surprised...

Elder Scrolls Online’s Gold Road chapter takes players back to Oblivion’s best city on June 3

With the conclusion of Elder Scrolls Online's stream this afternoon, we can finally talk about the new chapter, dubbed Gold Road. TES fans who...

Watch Elder Scrolls Online reveal its 2024 chapter during this afternoon’s global stream

Update: Our preview piece on Gold Road is live now! Furbish up your Twitch players, friends, as Elder Scrolls Online is fully unveiling its 2024...

Elder Scrolls Online teases this week’s global reveal with new video, preps Guilds and Glory event

It's time once again for Elder Scrolls Online to either entice players to return to older content or encourage more DLC sales. Regardless of...

The Stream Team: Starting Elder Scrolls Online’s Necrom with Eye of Fate

Disgusted by the forced soloing (and recalling why she abandoned it many years ago), Massively OP's MJ is ending her attempts at finishing Elder...
What was I made for?

Vague Patch Notes: The real question every MMO has to answer

Why am I here? A lot of times I will slow-roll my column and lead to something unexpected, something that I am sure you are...

Elder Scrolls Online sets January 18 reveal date as rumors over the next chapter swirl

It's January aka MMO roadmap month, and Elder Scrolls Online is joining the call, as ZeniMax Online Studios has announced that its big global...

One Shots: A beacon for a new year

Welcome to 2024 everyone! Please put your carry-ons safely underneath your seats, secure your kobold companions, and don't hesitate to light a big ball...

Elder Scrolls Online shares some stats from the first month of the Infinite Archive

It's been over a month since Elder Scrolls Online opened up the Infinite Archive (formerly known as the Endless Archive), which means there has...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2024

For our first Massively Overthinking of the year, we're drawing a hard line between what we think will happen, what we mean to make...

The Stream Team: Following The Prophet to rescue Lyris in Elder Scrolls Online

Massively OP's MJ finds herself summoned back to the Harborage to get a new task from The Prophet in Elder Scrolls Online. This time,...

The 2023 One Shots Awards: The best MMO screenshots of the year

It doesn't feel quite right to end the year without making sure that everything's in order -- and part of that definitely includes returning...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the brightest future in 2024?

2024 is already shaping up to be an interesting year with plenty to anticipate from the big MMOs. We're looking at expansions for World...