ESO NEWS, BLOG POSTS, ARTICLES AND GUIDES
Learn the latest news and tips related to The Elder Scrolls Online (2014). ESO is an MMORPG set in the universe of The Elder Scrolls series. The game takes place a thousand years before the Age of Dragons (not that many of them live in ESO) and the events of the community favorite The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The gates of the Abyss opened in the Imperial City. Since that day, the hordes of lesser Daedra broke into the mortal world.
As a result of this cataclysm, three conflicted parties started to fight for control. The first of these was the Ebonheart Pact, established by the Nords, Dunmer, and Argonians. Next was the Aldmer Dominion, associating Altmer, Bosmer, and Khajiit. The third and last was the Daggerfall Alliance consisting of Orcs, Bretons, and Redguards. As an Elder Scrolls Online player, you are free to represent one of them and strive for the ultimate goal of defeating dark forces and conquering the capital of the country.
The map of the vast open world includes several provinces of the Empire of Tamriel. In addition to the land of Skyrim, you can visit Morrowind, Cyrodiil, and Elsweyr. In that, each of the shared lands is characterized by a different topography of the area, vegetation, and dominant architecture. Over the course of adventure you do not only explore, but also perform various role-playing tasks and fight any opponents that you encounter. Missions can be commissioned by individual independent characters as well as representatives of numerous guilds, associating warriors, mages and thieves. As for the clashes with adversaries, you play in real-time.
Depending on your individual preference, you can fight them with cold steel or ranged weapons, as well as with offensive and defensive spells. To beat the odds, you can always look at an extensive crafting system, featuring blacksmithing, tailoring, alc