Inside the Quest to Make ‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ Truly Great
Log into the PC version of the Elder Scrolls Online today, and you’ll almost certainly find it bustling with activity. Players work together to slaughter bosses, fully stocked guild traders pepper every town, and in most zones you’ll have no trouble coming across other players. It feels social and strong, and it’s now one of the most popular massively multiplayer role playing games in the world, with over 8.5 million players across PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. There was a time not long after the game launched in early 2014 when such a future didn’t seem possible. Here’s how they turned it around.