dark        

Elder Scrolls Online will fully support first person play

0

Breaking news straight from Zenimax

Fans were pretty upset after learning that the first person mode in The Elder Scrolls Online, a feature long time players have been rooting for, would be extremely limited. After all, it's kind of expected with this franchise.

I was able to test out the fairly underwhelming first person mode at a preview event last week, which as previously reported, didn't feature arms, weapons, or full functionality. After asking a few developers about this detriment to the game, noting that including this feature would sell the game to a much larger audience, they responded with a smile, "we have something to show you later."

What they showed me was in-game footage of a fully playable first person mode that looked just like a classic Elder Scrolls game. It was fast, fluid, and extremely impressive, to the point where it looked like they were playing Oblivion or Skyrim at times. Yep, I'm playing the entire game this way.

Zenimax claims that this build is currently playable and in testing, and "will ship complete with the game at launch." A launch that they also confirmed will be available on Mac OSX day one.

Stay tuned for my full hands-on preview of the game coming later today.


You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chris Carter
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC   gamer profile

Chris (Magnalon) has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! -----------... more + disclosures


 



Also on destructoid: The Elder Scrolls Online   (76)   From our database:

  • Grab a deal on ESO's Morrowind upgrade and get access Monday - Dealzon
  • The Elder Scrolls Online is getting a free week starting tomorrow - Peter Glagowski
  • Here's what The Elder Scrolls Online's take on Morrowind looks like - Brett Makedonski
  • Next up for The Elder Scrolls Online? Morrowind! - Jordan Devore
  • Build your own home in the Homestead update for Elder Scrolls Online - Peter Glagowski
  • RPG deals: $12 Dragon's Dogma, $26 Elder Scrolls Online Gold on PC - Dealzon
  • The Elder Scrolls Online is going to be less restrictive - Darren Nakamura
  • Half-price Fallout 4, $12 Elder Scrolls Online in GMG's PC Spring Sale - Dealzon
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Thieves Guild's trailer is the least sneaky thing possible - Joe Parlock
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Bethesda #DLC #Expansions #MMO #PC #PS4 #The Elder Scrolls #videos #Xbox One #ZeniMax

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •  
     
    spacer