Zenimax On-line Studios introduced Elsweyr at this time, the subsequent chapter for its massively multiplayer on-line role-playing sport The Elder Scrolls On-line. It releases in June.
Elsweyr will happen within the nation of the identical title, which is house to the cat-like Khajiit race. It should additionally introduce a brand new class, Necromancers, and dragons for the primary time in ESO historical past.
The Elder Scrolls On-line launched in 2014 for PC. After a rocky begin, the MMO has discovered higher success by way of a collection of updates and expansions, together with 2017’s Morrowind and 2018’s Summerset. ESO can also be out there on PlayStation four and Xbox One. The sport has attracted over 11 million gamers.
Dragons are again
Zenimax notes that the brand new Elsweyr zone will likely be about the identical measurement and scope as final 12 months’s Summerset addition. The primary story quest — which entails a dragon invasion of the nation — will give gamers about 30 hours of content material. Elsweyr additionally provides a brand new Trial names Sunspire, which has 12 gamers working collectively.
Dragons have been a serious focus of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, which got here out in 2011. Skyrim is the preferred entry within the collection, having bought over 30 million copies.
Whereas many MMOs require gamers to have performed by way of all outdated content material earlier than they’ll go to new areas in expansions, Elsweyr’s new zone will likely be instantly avaialbe to new and veteran gamers.
Elsweyr can also be only one (albeit largest) a part of a 12 months of content material that Zenimax has deliberate for ESO, a linked story that it’s calling Season of the Dragon. This story will begin with Wrathstone downloadable sport pack, which comes out in February. After Elsweyr’s June launch, two extra downloadable sport packs will observe within the third and fourth quarters of the 12 months.