The Elder Scrolls Online
So...For anyone who doesnt know this will be a P2P game and you have to buy it for $40 im pretty sure and then a $15 a month subscription...but I got to beta test this game in the last wave and I will tell you it is definitely worth it if you enjoy either MMO's or Elder Scroll games, and if you like both you will LOVE this game! Im hoping you guys take my word for it and believe me because I want this game to be epic with as many players as possible. This is the only picture I can post due to NDA and the two exit thingys are just my computer glitching...but seriously THIS GAME IS WORTH THE MONEY ITS AMAZING ALREADY!
I can´t believe I have to pay $60 plus $15 every month. So, every 4 months, I spent $60 (not including taxes) and that´s a bit TOO MUCH. I will not buy the game, to play for a year, it is $156 plus taxes, that´s almost 3 new full-playable PS4 games. I´m dissapointed with Bethesda, and I know they lost lots of fans around the world. I´m from Argentina, and I was looking forward to this game., as many people from many other countries. Besides, this game looks more like World of Warcraft rather than Skyrim, so that´s another reason why I have no doubt that I will not buy this pay-monthly game. I know that MMORPGS costs millions to make, but I think is not fair to pay twice (the game and monthly). We should pay monthly (but not $15), without the cost of $60 of the game, or $60 the game and nothing monthly. Too expensive, too dissapointed. Thank you for reading, from an ex-fan of The Elder Scrolls, Fran.
Bye bye ES, Thanks for the memories.
Couldnt believe it at first, "if it aint broke, don't fix it" I always say but apparently the fine folks at Bethesda just had to go and reinvent the wheel. They had a juggernaut with a huge fanbase that was beloved the world over and they have alienated 80% of the people who have spent more hours playing their games than most people work in a year and handed us World of Warcraft: Tamriel. They couldn't just do what GTA V did and make playing online with your friends separate from the main game. I am so disappointed, I will never buy this game and to the fine folks at Bethesda: You guys better have Fallout 4 ready when this little experiment of yours runs out of steam and money, because if you dont, you're not going to have enough of a fanbase left to buy your games.
Can't wait! $15 a month is necessary.
After some hands on time with the PC beta, I can't wait to play at launch. I've chosen to go with the PS4 version over the PC for a few reasons, the main being the graphical limitations of my PC. The controls are simple enough that I have no worries about the ease of mapping them to a gamepad. The most common complaint I see for this game is the required $15 a month fee. People that don't understand why an MMO needs this don't understand much about the genre. With these kinds of games, the developers are constantly developing after launch. Monthly fees pay for server maintenance and further updates to expand the game's content. It's an enormous game that will get much bigger over time. Expecting PS+ or Live to support the developers isn't realistic, of course it has to be a separate fee. At least PS+ isn't required. It's either a monthly fee or a Free-to Play model. Having a cash shop always in your face, something that comes with the Free-to-Play model, would ruin this incredibly immersive game. No thanks.
Don't Bother Waiting...
They're just going to keep pushing back the date until the PC version is free-to-play... I wouldn't bother waiting for the console version at this point, because once again they are undecided on it's release... As you can see on the release date now it's 12/31/2015. It was supposed to be out in April 2014 if you remember when the PC launch was out, and it was supposed to be out the week after, but we all know how that has gone. It's been well over the release date's original claim and none of us who has pre-ordered the console versions are happy at all while the PC version just reached Update 6. My suggestion, buy another game and wait till this is free-to-play on PC.
About Subscription Fees and Elder Scrolls
MMORPGS cost millions to make. They cost millions to constantly update and add content. If an MMORPG doesn't have a subscription, it has an item mall. There are those types of MMO players, such as myself, who would rather pay a one time monthly fee than be bombarded with an out of game item shop. One way or another, a good game needs residual income to add new stuff and keep people employed making it better. If it isn't your thing, there are plenty of games out there for you. I have been playing this on the PC. It is good for an old guy like me who likes to explore online worlds with my buddies. I will get it for my PS4 because I am excited to play an MMORPG in my living room. MMORPG's are unique in that the people who play them, and play them often, don't have time for other games. So instead of buying a different game every couple of months, they are content to pay a marginal fee monthly to play the game their friends are playing. It isn't a right or wrong thing, it is a preference thing. I am glad that at least Zenimax had the guts to put a sub on this. An item mall that took me out of game to buy a potion or whatever, would have been a disaster for me. Thanks.
I participated in the beta and i would put this as being one of the most fun games i have ever played. The skill system is capable of being customized to your own Unique playstyle. The combat system keeps you on your toes with enemy abilities that require situation awareness to counter. A Beautiful Landscape set in the Elder Scrolls realm. The pvp is the most fun i have ever had pvp'ing and i hate pvp..you can use seige weapons, and pour oil down onto enemies trying to break through your gates, actually coordinate with your team, archers on the walls, knights at the main line, and actually use real time war strategy. The 15$ a month is acceptable. When i think about the cost of a games sub i think to myself well "there are people who work for this that wish to recieve a paycheck, people with families, people with kids, peopl who try to use this money you put in to deliver better, more rich future content.
GREED RUINS GAMES
Elder scrolls. One of the best games ever, hands down but now this is how the fans are treated. This is yet another game that I WILL NOT BUY. Think about what it will cost a month to play this game. Monthly subscription+ PS or Xbox subscription + internet + the game. The greed has to stop. Please take a stand
Looks Epic But....
I loved Skyrim and am excited about this new game, but why is it $15 a month to play. The graphics look a lot better and the gameplay looks awesome. I hope they come around and make it free to play, but right now I'm going to wait until it does.
Can't Wait (Forget the Haters,Let Me Explain)
I've built so much hype for this game,yes at first I was a little bummed about the setback date but I want a perfect game. An open world Elder Scrolls game is what I've been waiting for for like ever now. So thanks and to me 15$ dollars a month isn't much for the content they give you,updated regulary and a Ps4 MMO this big who can complain?SO hurry up with the product mates. Can't wait to jump in with my guild mates and hack away