The Elder Scrolls Online goes to Skyrim next

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What you need to know

  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr recently launched on Xbox One.
  • The expansion adds a new region and brings back dragons.
  • The next Chapter of the MMORPG takes you to Skyrim.
  • The game can be purchased for $40 through the Microsoft Store (opens in new tab).

The Elder Scrolls Online is popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) which has garnered a strong player base over the years. A large part of the game's success can be attributed to a steady influx of new content. Towards the beginning of June 2019, The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr launched on Xbox One and it adds dragons to the game.

While the Season of the Dragon is coming to an end, we know where the next adventure takes us. We'll be venturing into Skyrim to stop a greater threat from the looks of it. In a press release Windows Central received, Bethesda said the following about the upcoming Skyrim-based content. You can take a look at an excerpt below.

At The Game Awards... ZeniMax Online Studios presented a thrilling cinematic trailer showing the climax of the Season of the Dragon, The Elder Scrolls Online's first year-long interconnected adventure. Eagled-eyed viewers will notice.. .teased next year's big adventure right at the end. With the Season of the Dragon coming to a close, it's time to prepare for 2020's year-long adventure, returning Elder Scrolls fans to the legendary lands of Skyrim... ZeniMax Online Studios will reveal The Elder Scrolls Online's next year-long adventure and Chapter! Tune in at 2 PM PST on January 16, 2020 to explore the Dark Heart of Skyrim.

Ever since The Elder Scrolls Online launched all those years ago, I've been wanting a Chapter that takes place properly in Skyrim. I can't wait to see what the team has in store on January 16 for the MMORPG. The wait is going to excruciating!

If you haven't played The Elder Scrolls Online yet, you can do so through Xbox Game Pass. While all the latest expansions won't be available, it'll still give you hundreds of hours of gameplay, and maybe more if you want to take part in the endgame challenges.

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Asher Madan

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.

2 Comments
  • I was really liking ESO for awhile but they keep making changes to skills and spells, some good and some bad. The September update rendered my 1000 hour character pretty much useless. That was the end of ESO for me.
  • What killed xb eso for me was I had already spent too much time on PC eso and I really didn't want to start over even though that's where my friends play.