The Elder Scrolls Online Won't Be F2P, Requires Monthly Sub
Posted on Wednesday, August 21 @ 06:51:20 PST by Anthony Severino
The editors here at GameRevolution have raved about The Elder Scrolls Online, Bethesda and Zenimax Online's upcoming MMO from the TES universe. But we've all been left with one question: What's the catch? As in, how are we gonna pay for this thing?
MMOs have largely went from subscription-based models to free-to-play models supported by microtransactions. Get your crowd hooked—an easy task for The Elder Scrolls series—and fans will empty their wallets. Despite suspecting that TESO would follow the trend, Zenimax Online's general manager Matt Firor has confirmed a monthly subscription fee of $14.99 per month will be required to play the game, with a 30-day free trial packed in with every copy of the game. He explained:
So that's that. Monthly subscription it is. What do you think about the monthly subscription plan? Does this change your minds on picking up TESO? Maybe you should read our multiple previews again.
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