Elder Scrolls Online Is Taking You Back To Morrowind

Itching to play as the new Warden class? You'll have to grin and bear it until June 6.

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Earlier this month, inquisitive data-miners uncovered files in The Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) that included a map of the isle of Vvardenfell, the main landmass featured in The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, leading to speculation the game would be returning to the beloved Morrowind region in a future update.

Well, the rumors are true. Bethesda revealed the new chapter of ESO today via live stream. Entitled Morrowind, the new expansion will see players going back to the giant mushroom-strewn landscape of north-eastern Tamriel when it launches on June 6, 2017.

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According to the release, players can look forward to seeing what Vvardenfell looked like 700 years before the events of The Elder Scrolls III, even getting to see what Vivec City looked like back when it was still under construction. Existing players will be able to immediately travel to Vvardenfell and enjoy level-appropriate content as soon as the expansion launches. New players will be able to choose to create fresh characters on Vvardenfell, even without completing any previous ESO content.

ESO: Morrowind will include the first new class since the game originally launched, called the Warden. Wielding a combination of melee weapons and nature-based magic, the Warden will also be supported by a new combat ally, the war bear.

For those that prefer player-vs-player combat, a new 4 vs 4 vs 4 battlegrounds mode will be included in the Morrowind expansion, pitting teams against one another in arena-like environments.

Check out the release versions and pre-order bonus details below, including the Bethesda-staple of functionless horse armor for those that pick up the Digital Collector's Edition.

  • Standard Edition ($59.99): Includes The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind as well as The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited.
  • Upgrade Edition ($39.99): Existing players can upgrade their current game to unlock the new The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind content.
  • Digital Collector’s Edition ($79.99): New players can grab this special collection of in-game bonuses by purchasing digitally:
    • Collector’s Edition Grey Bear – An exclusive grey War Bear for use while playing as the Warden.
    • Armored War Horse – Players can charge into battle atop this steed clad in armor fashioned with ancient Dwarven plate.
    • Dwarven Spider Pet – A personal Dwarven Spider is ready for adventure through Vvardenfell.
    • Morag Tong Converter – Players can flaunt their commitment to the assassins by customizing their gear with the distinct style of the Morag Tong.
    • Character Emotes – Celebrate victory in the battlegrounds with this bundle of exclusive emotes.
    • Includes all in-game rewards contained in the Pre-Order Bonus “Discovery Pack.”
    • Includes The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited.
  • Digital Collector’s Upgrade ($59.99): Existing players who only need an upgrade can grab all the digital goodies from the Digital Collector’s Edition with the Digital Collector’s Upgrade.
  • Collector’s Edition ($99.99): The ultimate fan of The Elder Scrolls Online can grab the Collector’s Edition, which contains everything included in the Digital Collector’s Edition, as well as:
    • Dwarven Colossus Statue – Recreated with the help of sacred Dwarven texts, this 12” tall replica of the Colossus that starred in the announcement trailer stands ready to defend treasures.
    • Naryu’s Journal – A full-color, large-format book chronicling Morag Tong assassin Naryu’s pursuit of a conspiracy across Tamriel. Illustrated with a broad array of concept art.
    • Map of Morrowind – Players can chart adventures throughout Vvardenfell with this handy map at their side.
    • Exclusive Game Case – A limited edition metallic case bearing the marks of Vivec and the Tribunal.
    • Includes all in-game rewards contained in the Pre-Order Bonus “Discovery Pack.”
    • Includes The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited.
  • PRE-ORDER BONUS -- THE DISCOVERY PACK: Fans who pre-order The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind will be rewarded with a collection of exclusive in-game bonuses, including:
    • Exclusive Warden Costume – An exclusive costume available for all classes that matches the Warden’s outfit as seen in the announcement trailer.
    • Dwarven War Dog Pet – A unique armored non-combat in-game pet.
    • Treasure Maps – Maps detailing the location of Vvardenfell’s greatest rewards.
    • Dwarven Crown Crate – A special Crown Crate with a chance to contain Dwarven-themed mounts, pets, costumes, and more.
    • Experience Scrolls – Advance through Vvardenfell gaining 50% more experience points for two hours.
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