The Elder Scrolls Online has a lot to prove.
Not only does developer Zenimax have to placate the fans of old, and sell them on the idea of a subscription based MMO, but they also have to bring in fans who have never played the franchise if they want to sustain their model.
As both an Elder Scrolls fan since Daggerfall and an avid MMO player, I was excited to get my hands on the game last week to see what it really had to offer, and if it would deliver on either front.
After an extended period play time, I think that in some ways, The Elder Scrolls Online functions as a traditional MMO that won't sway people who have disdain for the genre. But in other ways, it's doing a lot of things that may warrant a second look, and it's looking really good for Elder Scrolls and MMO fans alike.... read more