The most highly anticipated multiplayer role playing game from Bethesda Softworks and ZeniMax Online Studios, The Elder Scrolls Online in beta form became available for online signup yesterday (January 22). Sitting at the top of Twitter's trending topics for most of Tuesday, this highly anticipated game will undoubtedly appeal to not only hardcore RPG gamers, but newbies as well.
First announced in May 2012 by game magazine Game Informer, The Elder Scrolls Online is the first online supported game in The Elder Scrolls 20 year franchise. Game director of The Elder Scrolls Online, Matt Firor said in a statement, "We're really excited to get the game into players' hands. We receive invaluable feedback through the beta process, and that helps us ensure that the game will be one of the best online gaming experiences ever offered - one worthy of The Elder Scrolls franchise."
For the first time ever, users will get to experience the popular Elder Scrolls game in a new multi-player community environment. Thanks to the technology of ZeniMax Online's Megaserver, players will all be a part of one world. Using an integrated social network, player can even stay updated on the status of their friends' gameplay.
Signing up for the Elder Scrolls Online doesn't guarantee instant access, as only a select number of lucky gamers will be chosen. In conjunction with The Elder Scrolls Online beta signup, Bethesda Software released The Elder Scrolls Online-The Alliances Cinematic Trailer on their blog. The incredible, action packed life-like trailer gives us a peak into the world of the Elder Scrolls, the graphics are absolutely breathtaking.
Set to be released later on this year, the Elder Scrolls Online has been in development for five years. The latest chapter of the award winning fantasy role playing game in the Elder Scrolls saga is the 2011 game Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, which earned worldwide critical acclaim.