Dishonored 2 Makes Its Mark

Update: We’re excited to share that anyone who has digitally downloaded/purchased Dishonored & Dishonored: GOTY on PS3 will receive an entitlement to receive Dishonored: Definitive Edition for PS4 for $20 off ($19.99).

“It’s happened again”…

Just like that – in a Blink — Dishonored 2 and Dishonored: Definitive Edition became highlights during tonight’s #BE3 Showcase.

Dishonored 2 is set 15 years after the Lord Regent has been vanquished and the dreaded Rat Plague has passed into history. An otherworldly usurper has seized the throne from Empress Emily Kaldwin, leaving the fate of the Isles hanging in the balance. Play as either Emily Kaldwin or Corvo Attano and travel beyond the legendary streets of Dunwall to Karnaca – a once-dazzling coastal city that holds the key to restoring Emily to power. Armed with the mark of the Outsider and powerful new supernatural abilities, hunt down your enemies and forever alter the fate of the Empire.

Dishonored 2 releases on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC in Spring 2016.

Dishonored Definitive Edition Key Art

Before venturing to Karnaca, fans can return to Dunwall for the first-time ever on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with Dishonored Definitive Edition. The 2012 Game of the Year from Arkane Studios, Definitive Edition includes Dishonored and all of its additional content – Dunwall City Trials, The Knife of Dunwall, The Brigmore Witches and Void Walker’s Arsenal – complete with enhanced graphics that take full advantage of the powerful hardware of this generation.

Join the #Dishonored2 community by following the game on these sites.

Stay up to date on all things Dishonored on our official website and social pages:

Official Website – Dishonored.com

Twitter – Twitter.com/dishonored

Facebook – Facebook.com/dishonored

Coming Soon: Bethesda.net

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Our #BE3 Showcase was all about games, but Pete Hines also delivered the first information on the new home for all-things Bethesda on the net, and it’s appropriately-titled, Bethesda.net!

Stay tuned in the coming months for more details on the site, which will be the home of featured content you’ve come to expect here on Bethesda Blog, revamped community forums, and powerful tools for sharing game stats and content.

Watch the DOOM #BE3 Showcase Trailer

Pinky, the Double-Barrel Shotgun, incredibly fast multiplayer, SnapMap, , and id Tech 666! The new DOOM from id Software arrives Spring 2016 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

To celebrate the game’s worldwide DOOM reveal! Watch our newly released trailer!

For news and updates on DOOM, visit these sites.

Official Website – DOOM.com

Twitter – Twitter.com/DOOM

Facebook – Facebook.com/DOOM

Instagram – Instagram.com/DOOM_Game

#BE3 Showcase – It’s Almost Time!

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Are you ready?!?

Tune in at 6:45pm PT Sunday night to Twitch.TV/Bethesda or YouTube.com/BethesdaSoftworks to watch the first-ever Bethesda E3 Showcase – live from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood!

As noted earlier in the month, tonight’s festivities will kick off with a pre-show at 6:45pm PT featuring Adam Sessler and Morgan Webb. The pre-show will lead into the main event – featuring the world premieres of DOOM, Fallout 4… and much more!

Adam and Morgan will return after the show to share their unique insights and talk to some of Bethesda’s most renowned developers for exclusive interviews. Be sure to use the #BE3 hashtag.. Adam and Morgan will ask viewer questions to our developers live during the post-show, with cool prize giveaways for anyone whose tweet is called out.

Watch live video from Bethesda on www.twitch.tv

Last Chance to Attend Our #BE3 Showcase + Streaming Details

lastchanceThe public registration for our E3 Showcase is closed, but fear not faithful fans, there’s still a chance to attend!

As you know, we’re hosting our first-ever #BE3 Showcase at the Dolby Theatre this Sunday, June 14th and invited hundreds of fans to attend as a big THANK YOU for all your support over the years. The response on our registration site has been overwhelming and we’re excited to see so many of you at the Showcase.

For those of you who did not receive an invite, all hope is not lost – we have reserved a number stand-by tickets that will be available the day of the Showcase.

The stand-by tickets line will open at 1:00pm PT on June 14th outside of the Dolby Theatre along Hollywood Boulevard. Any reserved tickets not claimed by 6:15 pm PT will be released to stand-by fans.

What’s more, we’re excited to announce that the first 300 people in line that do not make it into the Dolby will be taken to a satellite location to watch a livestream of the event and receive a special gift!

For those of you unable to make it to Hollywood, a reminder that our #BE3 Showcase will be streamed live via Twitch, YouTube, Gamespot, and IGN. The pre-show, hosted by gaming greats, Adam Sessler and Morgan Webb, will begin at 6:45pm PT and the Showcase will kick off at 7 pm PT.

We can’t wait to see you on Sunday!

Escape to Tamriel with Sophie Monk

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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.

Check out Sophie’s adventure here.

For more information on The Elder Scrolls online: Tamriel Unlimited please visit http://www.elderscrollsonline.com.

The Console Gamer’s Guide to The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited

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.

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited

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.

WHAT’S FAMILIAR

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.)

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The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited – Console Launch and New Trailer!

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

Visit www.elderscrollsonline.com for more… we can’t wait to see you and your friends in Tamriel!

Your First Five Hours in The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited

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.

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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 ›