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ESO: Elsweyr

Though the "full" launch of the Elsweyr expansion for The Elder Scrolls Online isn't until June 4, those who pre-ordered the game can play as early as today. Specifically, those that pre-ordered on PC and Mac can play starting today. I believe those playing on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will have to keep waiting until June 4.

This new Elsweyr expansion offers up the sandy desert areas of Elsweyr, home of the Kahjit. It's not all sun and sand though. There are grasslands to explore along with some new cities where you can take in the sights and probably get some quests. There is also a new class, the Necromancer, that players can take for a spin. The full details on this new content can be found below along with the launch trailer.

The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr can be yours starting at $59.99 (USD). This price includes the base game, the new Elsweyr expansion, plus the Morrowind and Summerset expansions.



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Elsweyr Chapter
Dragons stalk the skies over Elsweyr, and the Khajiit struggle to defend their homeland from both invading Imperials and the monstrous beasts. While featuring a strong stand-alone story in its own right, ESO: Elsweyr continues the Season of the Dragon adventure that started with the Wrathstone DLC and continues throughout the rest of the year’s updates.

This new Chapter includes:
  • A zone to explore: Elsweyr
  • A story detailing the efforts to protect the Khajiiti homeland from the Dragons
  • A class to master: the Necromancer
  • A 12-player Trial: Sunspire
  • A massive collection of side quests and stunning locations to explore
  • Item sets, collectibles, and more
Explore a New Zone
In the northern region of Elsweyr known as Anequina, discover a world made up of dusty canyons, fertile moon-sugar fields, tepid rainforests, and bone-dry grasslands. Within this diverse environment, you can experience the home of the Khajiit and discover the remnants of their ancient culture.

Anequina is not without its dangers, however, and in this zone, you encounter new World Bosses, Public Dungeons, and Delves scattered throughout the landscape, in addition to a host of side quests to complete and amazing locations to explore.

Save the Khajiit
The great northern city of Rimmen now lies under the control of the Usurper Queen Euraxia, and Elsweyr’s scattered defenders struggle to contend with her Euraxian legions and ever-growing undead army. To make matters worse, Dragons roam the skies above Elsweyr, forming a troubling alliance with the Usurper Queen.

In this epic story, you must work with both local and foreign allies to remove Euraxia from her seat of power and break her hold over Elsweyr. Of course, your journey does not end here, as this story is part of the year-long Season of the Dragon adventure, continuing throughout the rest of 2019!

Become a Necromancer
Manipulate the souls of the dead to empower yourself and your allies with the Necromancer, ESO’s first new class since ESO: Morrowind. With the Necromancer, you have access to three unique Skill Lines that allow you to assault your enemies, bolster your defense, and heal your allies.

To boost the power of your abilities. But be wary, necromancy is largely forbidden in Tamriel, and should you openly practice the dark arts, you might attract the attention of the less-enlightened.

Fell Monstrous Dragons
With the Halls of Colossus opened, Dragons strike from above. Overwhelming the region’s scattered defenders, these legendary monsters threaten to burn down the ancestral home of the Khajiit. When exploring Elsweyr, you can encounter Dragons in world events called Dragon Hunts, within the zone’s Trial called Sunspire, and throughout the Elsweyr main story, as well.

Be warned: You’re no Dovahkiin, and to defeat a Dragon in The Elder Scrolls Online, you must gather your most powerful allies and strike as one!

Free Sunspire
Three Dragons, one claiming to be the avatar of Alkosh himself, have occupied the great Temple of the First Cat. In this new 12-player Trial, you and your team must fight your way through the Dragons’ disciples and put a stop to the false gods’ plans. Challenging boss fights and unique rewards await those brave enough to stand up to the golden Dragon, Nahvintaas.