The Elder Scrolls Online temporarily leaves Xbox Cloud Gaming for fixes on Feb. 11

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What you need to know

  • The Elder Scrolls Online players have experienced frequent disconnects while playing the title via Xbox Cloud Gaming.
  • The Xbox Cloud Gaming team has identified the issue and in order to fix it, The Elder Scrolls Online will be temporarily removed from Xbox Cloud Gaming for a few months, starting from Feb. 11.
  • The Elder Scrolls Online is an MMORPG set in The Elder Scrolls universe developed by Zenimax Online Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks.

Elder Scrolls fans have been experiencing some trouble when attempting to play the critical-acclaimed MMORPG, The Elder Scrolls Online (ESO). When attempting to play the game using Xbox Cloud Gaming, players will frequently disconnect from the servers. The title's developer, Zenimax Online Studios, and the publisher, Bethesda Softworks, have now issued a response via the The Elder Scrolls Online's official Facebook page, outlining plans to implement a fix.

While the team has identified an issue impacting Xbox Cloud Gaming, The Elder Scrolls Online will be temporarily removed from the service, while working on a fix. The title will depart on Feb, 11 at 12:00 p.m. (PST) / 3:00 p.m. (EST) / 8:00 p.m. (GMT). Zenimax Online Studios ensures players they can still play The Elder Scrolls Online and access their existing ESO accounts by downloading the game to an Xbox console such as the Xbox One, Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S.

Will this fix be done in time before the first chapter of The Elder Scrolls Online: Legacy of Breton event, High Isle arrives in June 2022? We will have to wait and see how this plan fares to find out. While the developer is yet to commit to a strict timeframe, The Elder Scrolls Online is expected to return to Xbox Cloud Gaming at a later date.

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