Elder Scrolls Online Sells 8.5 Million Copies, Director Says

Sounds like Bethesda's MMO is doing well.

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The Elder Scrolls Online has 8.5 million players, according to a report from MMORPG.com. The figure, which was revealed by game director Matt Firor, is based on copies sold, not just registered accounts.

According to MMORPG, The Elder Scrolls Online has 7 million players as of June 2016, so it's added 1.5 million new players in less than a year.

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The site reported that Firor said the Elder Scrolls Online player population is split "fairly evenly" among all platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

In other news about The Elder Scrolls Online, Bethesda this week released a new gameplay trailer for the game's upcoming Morrowind expansion. For more, check out GameSpot's preview:

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