The Elder Scrolls Online won't require PlayStation Plus

Upcoming Elder Scrolls MMO will just require its monthly subscription for access.

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Upcoming MMO The Elder Scrolls Online will not require a PlayStation Plus subscription, ZeniMax Online Studios has said.

"A PlayStation Plus membership is not required to play The Elder Scrolls Online," game director Matt Firor said on the PlayStation Blog. "PS4 players will only be required to pay the same monthly subscription associated with The Elder Scrolls Online that PC and Mac users will pay--nothing more."

PlayStation Plus, which costs $49.99 a year, is normally required for PlayStation 4 owners to play online games. Bethesda has also said it is "pushing" Microsoft to remove the need for Xbox One owners to have Xbox Live Gold accounts for the game.

A retail copy of The Elder Scrolls Online comes with a 30-day subscription to the MMO, but players are then required to spend $14.99 (€12.99/£8.99) a month to keep playing.

Does the lack of a PlayStation Plus requirement make you more tempted to pick up the game?

The Elder Scrolls Online launches for PC and Mac in April, with the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions coming later in the year.

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