Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr Chapter On PTS — April 17, 2019
Legends Alliance War expansion now live — April 15, 2019
Leamon Tuttle Loremaster Interview — March 26, 2019
After the announcement of Leamon Tuttle's promotion to Loremaster for ESO, the UESP got a chance to ask him questions about his work with the game! You can read the interview here.
The Elder Scrolls: The Official Cookbook Released — March 26, 2019
The Elder Scrolls: The Official Cookbook, by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel, is now officially released! Check out our page for it here, and our interview with the author here.
The Elder Scrolls 25th Anniversary — March 25, 2019
Today marks the 25th anniversary of The Elder Scrolls franchise. Following the running tradition from the tenth and fifteenth, the 25th anniversary sees The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind released for free, for today only. Today also sees the Elsweyr prologue quest release for Elder Scrolls Online players. Additionally, Elder Scrolls Online will have a free play week running from March 28th to April 4th. Furthermore, there will be a general sale on The Elder Scrolls franchise products, with discounts going up to fifty percent. You can get your free copy of Morrowind, and see a full list of Bethesda's related events, here.
Josh Utter-Leyton Isle of Madness Interview — March 13, 2019
The Elder Scrolls: The Official Cookbook Interview — March 7, 2019
The UESP has conducted an interview with Chelsea Monroe-Cassel, the author of The Elder Scrolls: The Official Cookbook; we asked about the making of the cookbook, some of her inspirations for the recipes, and more. The interview can be read here.
Fourth Creation Club Sneak Peek — March 6, 2019
Blades Closed Beta — March 5, 2019
Invites have been sent for the The Elder Scrolls: Blades closed beta: it is iOS-only, and invites are prioritized by device and by order of early access sign-up. Early Access, which will be open to more users (including Android), is expected sometime this spring. Note that the beta is under NDA, so any information regarding it is strictly confidential.
Elder Scrolls Online Season of the Dragon Announced — January 17, 2019
After much anticipation, ZeniMax Online Studios has officially announced the beginning of the "Season of the Dragon". The Season of the Dragon will be a year long story arc revolving around the return of dragons in Elsweyr after Abnur Tharn recruits you to assist him in ending the Three Banners War. This announcement confirmed the next chapter would be Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr. The Season of the Dragon will begin with the Wrathstone dungeon pack, followed by the Elsweyr Chapter, then a currently unnamed dungeon pack, and finally an unnamed story zone.
The official announcement can be seen here, and the official trailer can be seen here.
Legends Isle of Madness Release Date — January 11, 2019
After being announced at QuakeCon in August, the The Elder Scrolls Legends story Isle of Madness finally has a release date: January 24th. In addition to a story to play through, Isle of Madness features 55 new cards, and a new "double card" mechanic.
The Elder Scrolls: The Official Cookbook Announced — January 8, 2019
An official cookbook for the Elder Scrolls series was officially announced today: The Elder Scrolls: The Official Cookbook, by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel, author of World of Warcraft: The Official Cookbook. The book features over 60 recipes total, including dishes that have appeared in-game as well as others inspired by TES lore, and it will be released on March 26.
New Life Festival Event Now Live — December 13, 2018
The New Life Festival Event is now live in ESO. From December 13th to January 2nd, the event will allow players the chance to obtain various collectibles, including a style motif, hats, costumes, recipes, mementos and a brand new skin. During the event, players can also earn Event Tickets and purchase the final Indrik Feather required to unlock the mythical Nascent Indrik mount.
For a full list of available items, see the New Life Festival Event page. For more information, see the official site.
Undaunted Celebration Event Now Live — November 29, 2018
The Undaunted Celebration Event is now live in ESO. From November 29th to December 5th, this Group Dungeon themed event will allow players the chance to obtain various collectibles, style pages, costumes, pets, mounts, and even homes. An ultra-rare jackpot prize is also available, which grants 130 mounts at once, including mounts from previous Crown Crate seasons.
For a full list of available items, see the Undaunted Celebration Event page. For more information, see the official site.
Third Creation Club Sneak Peek — November 28, 2018
Clockwork City Celebration Now Live — November 15, 2018
The Clockwork City Celebration Event event is now live in ESO. By returning to the Clockwork City from November 15th to November 26th, you can earn double drops from crafting nodes, reward boxes from daily quests, and bosses. The Clockwork City DLC is also on sale in the Crown Store, alongside a temporary free trial of ESO Plus to access the DLC completely for free. For the full details of the event, see the official announcement.
The latest DLC for the Elder Scrolls Online has been released for PC and Mac players. Players can now access a new zone and main questline, located deep in the swamps of Black Marsh. Also included is a new 4-player arena called Blackrose Prison, item sets, motifs, craftable furnishings and collectibles. Murkmire is available free for all current ESO Plus members or can be purchased for 2000 Crowns from the in-game Crown Store. In addition, Murkmire will be available as a Daily Reward during the month of November.
Also released today is Update 20, which notably includes destructible bridges and milegates in Cyrodiil, Housing and Editor improvements, alongside numerous smaller bug fixes and improvements. For more information, see the full patch notes.
The DLC and update will be available to PS4 and Xbox One players on November 6th.
Update: The first part of Loremaster's Archive: Murkmire Q&A has been published. The Argonian historian Jee-Lar answers user-submitted questions about Murkmire and related lore.
Update 2: Part 2 of the Q&A is available and can be read here.
Witches Festival 2018 Now Live — October 18, 2018
Four Upcoming Events Announced for Elder Scrolls Online — October 10, 2018
The events for ESO for the remainder of 2018 have been announced. In addition to the usual rewards specific to each event, you can also earn Event Tickets, which can be exchanged for Indrik Feathers. If all four Indrik Feathers are collected, an additional Nascent Indrik mount will be unlocked.
The event lineup is:
- October 18 - November 1: Witches Festival
- November 15 - November 26: Clockwork City Celebration Event
- November 29 - December 5: Undaunted Celebration Event
- December 13 - January 2: New Life Festival
For more information about the Event Tickets, read the official announcement.
Second Creation Club Sneak Peek — October 4, 2018
Three new Creations were announced for Skyrim Special Edition in a sneak peek on October 2 and have been released: Bone Wolf, Staff of Hasedoki (pictured), and Wild Horses, first teased back in August. The sneak peek can be found on the official forums. Look for more information on these Creations in the coming days using the links above.
Elder Scrolls Legends has a new client — September 24, 2018
The anticipated developer change from Dire Wolf Digital to Sparkypants Studios has begun. The entire client has been rebuilt from scratch, including a new interface, new gameboard, new and improved animations, increased gameplay speed, revamped card frames, new premium card animation, and an improved tutorial. This will be the largest update for Legends to date. No progress will be lost and you can just pick up the game where you left off. The new client will be available as an update to the current app, like previous patches.
UESP is busy preparing for this change. You may notice missing card images, but we will be working hard to replace them with versions from the new client as soon as possible! Please post any questions on the Legends talk page.
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- ... that Vaermina was known as Vaernima in Daggerfall and Battlespire?
- ... that 36 Lessons of Vivec, Sermon 37, introduced in ESO: Morrowind, references Michael Kirkbride's C0DA?
- ... that the Sload created the Thrassian Plague which caused half of the population of the Iliac Bay, and perhaps even Tamriel, to die out in 1E 2260?
- ... that Daggerfall was originally planned to be called The Elder Scrolls II: Mournhold, and was to be set in Morrowind?