Blades Gems Sweepstakes and Weekend Event — September 19, 2019
The Elder Scrolls Blades has started a 48-hour event to earn twice the amount of gems normally acquired from enemies and chests. The event also includes a sweepstakes to win an additional 5,000 gems. By sharing a picture of you earning double gems on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag "#BladesBonusEntry", you will be entered into the drawing for the 5,000 gem prize. The contest itself is set to end on the 20th at 6 PM ET, although the initial announcement put the in-game event at a longer time frame. You can read the official rules for the event on the official site.
Imperial City DLC for ESO Free — September 6, 2019
The Imperial City celebration event is now live in ESO. To mark the occasion, the Imperial City DLC will be free for the "foreseeable future", and will be available through the Crown Store. For the course of the event, most of the Imperial City activities will include double drops. The event is set to run from September 5th 10am EDT, to September 16th 10am EDT (2pm UTC). For the full details of the event, see the official announcement.
Orsinium Celebration Event and ESO Plus Free Trial Now Live — August 8, 2019
The Orsinium Celebration event is now live in ESO. By returning to Wrothgar from August 8th to August 19th, you can earn double drops from the Maelstrom Arena, crafting nodes, daily quests, and bosses. This celebration is also the first opportunity to earn the Onyx Berries of Bloom for the Onyx Indrik evolution. Two Event Tickets per account per day are available for a total of 24 tickets total. In addition, a select group of Orc-themed furnishings are available at The Impresario. Both the DLC and the Orsinium Collector's Bundle are 60% off in the Crown Store. The ESO Plus free trial also now live and will run until Tuesday, August 13th. For the full details of the event, see the official announcement.
Legends Moons of Elsweyr expansion now live — June 27, 2019
A new card expansion for The Elder Scroll: Legends centered around the ESO Elsweyr chapter has been released. It includes 75+ new cards, two new card effects (Consume and Wax/Wane), a new playmat, visual effects, four new music tracks, balance changes, two new theme decks, and more. For the announcement and patch notes, see here and here.
June 13 Creation Club Release — June 15, 2019
Five new additions have been added to the Creation Club for Skyrim Special Edition: Netch Leather Armor, Expanded Crossbow Pack, Dawnfang & Duskfang, and two entries in a new series of "Alternative Armor" releases. These two armor packs, Dwarven Mail and Stalhrim Fur, use armor styles from Blades and are priced at 100 credits each, with at least three more packs due for release in the near future. The Dawnfang & Duskfang Creation also makes use of Blades assets, with the legendary sword Bloodthirst from Blades making its first cameo.
Todd Howard PAX interview — June 03, 2019
The UESP was granted the honor of an exclusive interview with Todd Howard to celebrate 25 years of The Elder Scrolls. We sat down with him at the Bethesda Gameplay Days event in Boston to discuss his career, work, and all things Elder Scrolls. We are delighted to present Todd's first fan interview since 2011. You can read the interview here.
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.
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Solo Arena is an arena mode in The Elder Scrolls: Legends. Solo Arena consists of several consecutive matches against the AI. Rather than using one of your already-constructed decks, you choose one of three offered classes to play as, and will be given a selection of cards within that class to build a 30-card deck. The deck will last only through the remainder of the arena. (more...)
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