Bethesda Announces New Chapter in Elder Scrolls Online
The almost 5-year old massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) is getting some new adventures. On January 15th, Bethesda Softworks and ZeniMax Online Studios announced the latest chapter to be released in their epic The Elder Scrolls Online game. This new chapter will be part of a year-long adventure, Season of the Dragon starting with the new
During the announcement, Rich Lambert, creative director for Zenimax, discussed the release plan for the next year, outlining each chapter of this lore-rich game. Rich and his team plan to release the dungeon DLC, Wrathstone in Q1. Then in Q2, on June 4th, the new chapter of Elsweyr will be released. Following a new dungeon DLC in Q3 and story DLC in Q4. More details will be released during E3, including more of the exciting trailer for Elsweyr.
Players will finally see the Khajiit world of Elsweyr, something that has long been demanded by loyal fans. Also, part of this new chapter is the highly sought-after class, the necromancer. Perhaps, the biggest and most exciting aspect of the new release will be the significant enemy in the Elder Scrolls franchise, dragons. Players will finally get to battle against these powerful foes. However, there will not be any Dovakhiin in the game. Dragons will be much more powerful than in earlier games like Skyrim.
The basic synopsis of the Elweyr chapter is that the Imperials are invading Elsweyr, the Khajiit homeland, with a necromantic army. Dragons are running amok in Elsweyr. The player must aid the Khajiit in their discovery of the situation and how to save their homeland. This game will tell detailed lore about the Khajiiti people and inform players of new sub-species of the cat-like race that fans love so much.
Long-time players will get to quest alongside some of their old
The game will be released on June 4th, or if you pre-order a digital copy, you’ll not only receive a new mount, the Rahd-m’Athra, early but get to play the game on May 20th. If you need more incentive for pre-ordering, there are also several other freebie goodies given away, including a cute blue dragon imp pet. Elsweyr will be available on PC/Mac, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.
To see what all the excitement is about, go view the new Elsweyr trailer here.