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Elder Scrolls Online Will No Longer Require a Subscription

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Posted January 22, 2015 by Kat in News
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After months of waiting, Elder Scrolls Online now has an official release date for next-gen consoles: June 9 will finally see its launch for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.  And along with this announcement came another: in a sure sign of where the future of MMOs are headed, the game itself will be moving away from the subscription model into free to play.

It will also be undergoing a slight name change as part of this transition: The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited.  This will give players access to all content “plus all the updates and content additions, including the exciting new Justice and Champion systems.”  Of course, the one-time payment to actually purchase the game will still be necessary – but there will no longer be a subscription required to access it on a monthly basis.

Meanwhile, gamers who do remain subscribed will get what is being dubbed ESO Plus, and will include a host of extra goodies, including “exclusive in-game bonuses, a monthly allotment of Crowns to use in the store and access to all DLC game packs while a member.”

Access to Elder Scrolls Online via the Xbox and PlayStation, however, will still require a subscription to Xbox Live Gold or PlayStation Plus.

Source: GameSpot

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Kat aspires to be the ultimate crazy cat lady. But until that day comes, she remains faithfully committed to her PS3 and Wii, and spends far too much time online arguing about Star Trek. She can also occasionally be found posting under the pseudonym AmaltheaElanor.

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