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A new trailer and beta signups for The Elder Scrolls Online

A new trailer and beta signups for The Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online beta and new trailer

If you are a huge fan of The Elder Scrolls series—and let’s be honest here, most of you are—then you will be frothing at the gash for any new information about The Elder Scrolls Online.

To build excitement, Bethesda has released a lengthy cinematic look at the upcoming MMO: The Elder Scrolls Online

No release date has been announced at this time, but should be sometime in 2013. Sign up for the Beta at The Elder Scrolls Online.

Comments

  1. ickybodclay
    ickybodclay Signed up! That trailer really didn't do anything for me, though. More excited for FFXIV: ARR
  2. Tushon
    Tushon signed up. nice trailer but that won't be actual gameplay :P
  3. Church4252
    Church4252 Never said there was actual gameplay =p
  4. Tushon
    Tushon Agreed, just commenting on trailers in general.
  5. Thrax
    Thrax Generic fantasy cinematic #23.
  6. NullenVoyd
    NullenVoyd I never thought I could be so "Meh" about a TES game, but I'll hold out hope till I see it in action.
  7. CB
    CB I'm finding it hard to imagine successfully translating the ES gameplay into MMO. It'll have the lore, butthat's all. Beyond that it'll just be typical MMO fuckery, just like every other single-player game turned MMO that came before.
  8. EMT
    EMT Say you want to make a multiplayer Elder Scrolls. If not an MMO, what would it be?
  9. Church4252
    Church4252
    Say you want to make a multiplayer Elder Scrolls. If not an MMO, what would it be?
    Skyrim with a party system like Borderlands 2?
  10. RahnalH102
    RahnalH102 I believe the above method would work nicely. here's hoping they can incorporate that into a future release.

    From what I know of TESO, I would say it has a good chance of being successful in emulating the traditional TES mechanics and just being a quality MMO. Of course you can only tell so much of gameplay based on what the developers show you. I'm not gonna hold it to the standard of Skyrim and the rest since it's not being developed by that studio and a singleplayer RPG is a different beast then a MMORPG.
  11. primesuspect
    primesuspect
    I'm finding it hard to imagine successfully translating the ES gameplay into MMO. It'll have the lore, butthat's all. Beyond that it'll just be typical MMO fuckery, just like every other single-player game turned MMO that came before.

    Butthat
  12. fatcat
    fatcat that's a pretty swank live action trailer
  13. Thrax
    Thrax
    I'm finding it hard to imagine successfully translating the ES gameplay into MMO. It'll have the lore, butthat's all. Beyond that it'll just be typical MMO fuckery, just like every other single-player game turned MMO that came before.

    Butthat
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  14. NiGHTS
    NiGHTS That's an ass wearing a hat. The eyes/mouth should be on the hat, not on the ass.
  15. Thrax
    Thrax Irreconcilable differences.
  16. MiracleManS
    MiracleManS I don't know how I'll feel about this. Reconciling the hero piece of TES with an MMO setting might be too much.

    I love the setting, so hopefully they pull it off.
  17. Tushon
    Tushon Got my invite yesterday for this weekend's beta run.
  18. Church4252
    Church4252 I got my invite as well.
  19. RahnalH102
  20. midga
    midga Dangit, I really want one D:
  21. NullenVoyd
    NullenVoyd Also got a key, also expecting it to be bland at best, but also willing to at least see what they're going for.

    Curiously, I openly admitted on the beta application that I'm very skeptical of a TES MMO.
  22. trooster89
    trooster89 I got one! I really hope it won't be as disappointing as I expect.

    I'd much rather have a coop skyrim.
  23. Church4252
    Church4252 That would be awesome if they had a co-op skyrim. That would be much better.
  24. RahnalH102
    RahnalH102 There is a mod for that. No idea how well it works but it's there.
  25. Koreish
    Koreish But do I get to Fus?
  26. Requit
    Requit I got a code for the beta, it starts tomorrow at 6 and ends Sunday. However, I'm going to be working all weekend and won't have a chance to actually play the game, so if anyone else wants the code in my stead, let me know.
  27. midga
    midga
    I got a code for the beta, it starts tomorrow at 6 and ends Sunday. However, I'm going to be working all weekend and won't have a chance to actually play the game, so if anyone else wants the code in my stead, let me know.
    !!!yes!

    -edit-

    I have the most giant raging erection right now, holy crap. Thank you!
  28. RahnalH102
    RahnalH102 Should we coordinate a bit if we're gonna be playing in the same faction? Me and a friend who also got one will be in the Ebonheart Pact.
  29. midga
    midga I was planning on playing Aldmeri Dominion, but I'd prefer to play with people.

    -edit-

    Though I assume I can make more than one toon on differing factions.
  30. Tushon
    Tushon I have done precisely zero research, so I'll just jump in wherever you guys are when I get back home tonight. Gotta make a trip to the symphony first.
  31. RahnalH102
    RahnalH102 From what I've experienced so far, I would say thta if we do want to group together it may have to wait till Saturday or Sunday of course how buggy a beta can be. Plus log in times, etc.

    Make what you want and we'll group up eventually.

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