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Average Player Score Based on 437 ratings
6.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 437 ratings
  1. 10 (96)
  2. 9 (74)
  3. 8 (64)
  4. 7 (40)
  5. 6 (32)
  6. 5 (43)
  7. 4 (29)
  8. 3 (18)
  9. 2 (5)
  10. 1 (36)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:7

    Sorry, Tamriel, Maybe Later

    I spent about 20 hours in the Elder Scrolls Online Beta and these are my impressions. On one weekend I played as a Breton and got through the starting area and a little bit of the next area. The next weekend I played as ... Read Full Review

    9 of 11 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about The Elder Scrolls Online

  • Rating:8

    Where they went right.

    Compared to other MMORPGs, Elder Scrolls Online did a few things right. However due to the community wanting to nitpick at each individual bug these bugs get more then their necessary attention. This isn't to say that bu... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:1

    Take everything you've liked about Elder Scrolls over the years ... and chuck it.

    We your favorite parts of Morrowwind & Oblivion foraging for bits of leather and plants? Then this game is for you. Endless foraging for everyone. I made it 3 days into playing this massive mistake and hoping it got... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4

    Game with awesomness potential, continuously ruined by the decisions of the company behind it.

    This game was supposed to be the next big thing: It wasn't.I've been playing the game since early beta, Fan of TES franchise since Morrowind, I've sadly seen the decline and the dumbing down of the franchise, at first i... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4

    Terrible Player Retention:

    Overall the gameplay is nice up to level 50. Once past 50 their is a Veteran Rank system which most players disliked along with the Veteran Rank content. ZoS has decided to remove the Veteran Ranks in a future Update ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Dissapointed sadly

    I'm so sad that this game didn't succed. Because the world created is absolutely beautiful and breathtaking and even if you're just wondering it is truly amazing and it's skyrim online. However, the story isn't there an... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Updated Review

    After all of the patches / updates i am not affraid to call it a great mmorpg. I am just a little annoyed by the way it was handled on day one. Bad advertisment and so many bugs... If they had more patient and planned it... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Great Game--Minor Inconveniences Detract

    Let's get this straight from the beginning: I am nearly 75 years old; I am a gramma; and I thoroughly enjoy RPGs. Since I first played Oblivion, I have been a fan of The Elder Scrolls and of Bethesda games. I looked forw... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Should have be better

    Well many people will tell you "give it time" my answer is sure, keep it back for a longer time in development before releasing it.I played this during the betas and honestly bugs really were the least of my problems, I... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4

    Not True to the Elder Scrolls

    Summary Group#Description of Summary ItemPros 1Great for exploring Tamriel, and especially if you haven't seen all of it! 2Can explore with other people 3Some neat stories/QuestsCons 1Combat is terrible, there is no ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Elder Scrolls in name only

    Elder Scrolls Online is a game with huge potential that somehow went very wrong. If you are considering playing ESO your expectation will likely be an upgraded version of Oblivion or Skyrim with other players across the... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful