The #BE3 Showcase featured worldwide gameplay premiers of DOOM, Fallout 4 and plenty of other surprises, including the now available Fallout Shelter and just announced games such as The Elder Scrolls: Legends and Dishonored 2.
Watch now to also get the new details on The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, BATTLECRY, and Dishonored; Definitive Edition!
Want to skip ahead to one game in particular? We’ve edited the segments for DOOM, Dishonored 2, and Fallout 4.
To help celebrate this week’s launch of The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, our Australian office invited presenter and all-round adventurer Sophie Monk to explore the beautiful and expansive lands of Tamriel. With hundreds of hours of exploration, relaxation and adventure, it may just be the most enjoyable and cost-effective summer vacation (or winter vacation in Australia) you could have.
The day has finally come. The portal is now open for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 gamers to enter the vast world of The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited. All you need to do is step through.
Now, it’s understandable if the prospect seems a bit daunting. After all, there aren’t a whole lot of massively multiplayer RPGs available for consoles. And there are places where ESOTU diverges from its console predecessors. But there’s plenty that’s familiar, too. This is an Elder Scrolls game, after all, which means that if you’ve played Morrowind, Oblivion or Skyrim, you’ll find lots of things to make you feel right at home.
Take the control scheme as just one example. If you’ve played previous Elder Scrolls games on consoles, you’re going to notice plenty of similarities with ESOTU’s controls. You’ll be jumping, sneaking, swinging weapons, and firing off blasts from your staff just like you’re used to… and in first- or third-person perspective, too. Combat is every bit as real-time as before, and relies on the same pools of health, stamina and magicka. You’ll even encounter many of the same creatures from previous games – though of course they may look a bit different. (A thousand years can lead to some serious genetic drift.)
Console launch day is here! To celebrate the worldwide release of The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited on Xbox One and PS4, we have a letter from Game Director Matt Firor, a new gameplay trailer, and launch week festivities — including contests — to share with you.
We’re excited to welcome you to ESOTU’s official launch on Xbox One and PS4. To commemorate this important day, we have a special message to share from Game Director Matt Firor…
Today is a huge day for console Elder Scrolls players, as well as all of us here at ZeniMax Online Studios. Today marks the release of The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles. It’s finally time to invite our console community to experience Tamriel in the remote Second Era. We’ve put a ton of time and energy into making the console versions of ESOTU polished and fun – featuring a completely new User Interface specifically designed for console controller play, as well as a custom voice chat system engineered to make meeting and interacting with other players easy and fun.
I want to take this moment to thank our community of fans and players, without whom this moment could not have happened. Thank you all so much for your dedication, ideas, commentary, and general awesomeness. You are the reason why we do what we do. And of course, kudos to the team at ZeniMax Online, who have been working long hours to ensure that ESOTU on consoles is amazing and fun.
But we’re not done with the launch, of course. We’re continuing to work on new content, which we’ll talk about soon after console launch. We’re committed to always fix problems as we find them, and continuing to ensure that the community is happy and having fun. You are all in for a great time in Tamriel, and we are honored and excited to be the studio that has brought you this experience. Log in, meet some new friends, and adventure through Tamriel. Enjoy the ride! And as always, stay tuned for the next interesting things that we’ll be creating for you. – Matt
Greetings, Vestige. You are about to embark on a continent-spanning journey, one rife with magic and peril, treasures and terrors. You are about to enter a world where you can spend weeks – months – years of adventure, by yourself or with friends, growing ever more powerful as you range further and further afield from your humble beginnings.
There’s just one teensy little wrinkle: You’re dead.
Welcome to The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, a massively multiplayer adventure where you get to save Tamriel once again…along with a few thousand of your closest friends. Massively multiplayer RPGs have existed on PCs for decades, but ESOTU is one of a very small number to make the leap to consoles. We’ve already written a bit about what you need to know before jumping in; now let’s take a look at what you can expect in your first handful of hours. Continue reading full article ›
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With nine massive and vastly diverse provinces to explore—and Oblivion beyond—Tamriel is a land that beckons to the explorer’s spirit in us all. From hunting the forces of Molag Bal to gathering natural resources for crafting to plumbing ancient ruins for treasure, your next big adventure awaits in Tamriel.
Spend hours walking the bustling villages and cities, or strike out on your own to find adventure off the beaten path. For those who take the time to traverse the wilds of Tamriel, a bounty of raw materials, hidden treasure chests, breathtaking vistas, and uncovered mysteries are waiting to be found. Keep your eyes and weapons sharp while exploring, though–Molag Bal’s loyal followers lurk in even the most remote locales. Watch our final video in the ‘This is ESOTU’ series to see more of the expansive world that awaits you in The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited.
The countdown to The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited on Xbox One & PlayStation 4 continues with a pretty great contest on Amazon.com. Get on Twitter, follow @amazongames, and retweet this post. Twelve lucky winners will win one of the consoles above — representing the Aldmeri Dominion, Daggerfall Convenant, and Ebonheart Pact.
Note: Contest is for US resident only. Official rules are posted here.