Grab The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind For Free This Week Only

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Few game series have spanned multiple decades and left their mark as deeply on the industry as The Elder Scrolls, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year; its first title, The Elder Scrolls: Arena, debuted back in 1994. The Elder Scrolls series has produced multiple Game of the Year-winning titles, and as part of this week's anniversary celebration, Bethesda is giving away one of those Game of the Year winners for absolutely free: The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind.

Through Sunday, March 31, you can claim a free copy of Morrowind for PC--all you have to do is create a free Bethesda.net account, redeem the promo code, and download the Bethesda launcher to play. The promo code to use is TES25TH-MORROWIND. The game will be added to your account immediately. Note: This free download was initially limited to March 25, but the giveaway has been extended to last the entire week.

Morrowind is the third installment of The Elder Scrolls series and features a huge open-world that encourages free exploration rather than an emphasis on a linear plot. The game is set in the province of Morrowind on the island Vvardenfell, the land of the Dark Elves known as Dunmer. In GameSpot's Morrowind review, critic Greg Kasavin praised the game for its impressively detailed environments. "It's a beautiful-looking, sprawling, and completely open-ended game that allows you to play pretty much however you like as long as you're willing to fill in a few blanks using your imagination," he wrote.

While the series has since progressed to produce other acclaimed, best-selling games, like The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and Elder Scrolls VI is in the works, Morrowind remains an important chapter in the series and beloved by fans. In 2017, a Morrowind expansion was even added to Elder Scrolls Online, allowing players to revisit the mushroom-covered island of Vvardenfell. For the all-time low price of $0, you definitely don't want to miss the chance to experience this classic RPG.

The week-long celebration of Elder Scrolls continues with multiple other promotions this week, including a 50% off sale on all Elder Scrolls titles and add-ons (starting today) and a free play week for Elder Scrolls Online that starts this Thursday, March 28, and runs through April 4.

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untouchables111

copped

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Pyrosa

I now have many, many separate installers for this. :)

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lonesamurai00

No thanks, free or not the only place to get this game is from GOG - DRM free, truly means free.

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Blk_Mage_Ctype

Meh, I have too many accounts and launchers downloaded on my PC as it is, no way am I starting another one for a free copy of a game that came out going on 2 decades ago.

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James_xeno

Everyone make sure to take the extra space out of the code.

It should be: "TES25TH-MORROWIND"

Not: "TES25TH- MORROWIND"

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SebB

Thanks for this Gamespot!

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livingdeadman

Code works for me, installing right now.

Here's the Code: TES25TH-MORROWIND

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jinzo9988

Legendary. I spent a crazy amount of hours playing this on the OG Xbox back in the day. I never cared about the main campaign beyond the first couple of quests. It was far too much fun just exploring and stumbling onto random quests, cool locations, and finding cool gear.

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the_hunger

@jinzo9988: Indeed. A true classic. One of the best 2 video games I've ever played. I really do wish that Bethesda would release a remastered version of Morrowind so that people wouldn't have to search through 1000000000 mods to update the graphics, gameplay, etc. Anyhow, every RPG gamer should give this game a shot.

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Pyrosa

@jinzo9988: That is the very definition of the ES experience.

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hferg81

Yep, code's broken. Not sure if I'm supposed to cuss you guys our or Bethesda....

Eh, maybe I'll ask Bethesda what's going on...

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James_xeno

@hferg81:

Make sure to take the extra space out of the code.

It should be: "TES25TH-MORROWIND"

Not: "TES25TH- MORROWIND"

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Barighm

@hferg81: Something from Bethesda doesn't work, huh? Shocking.

I see the real goal here is to get people to download their launcher. Man, I've never seen a company fall so quickly from "good" to "crooked" status.

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James_xeno

@Barighm:

Make sure to take the extra space out of the code.

It should be: "TES25TH-MORROWIND"

Not: "TES25TH- MORROWIND"

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Barighm

@James_xeno: Yeah...not my point. At all.

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hferg81

@James_xeno: I wasn't aware there WAS a space there, nice catch!

That said, I wrote it in without the space, it's still not working.

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James_xeno

@hferg81:

Oh sorry to hear..

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beirutchamp

Code isn't working. Total BS

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James_xeno

@beirutchamp:

Make sure to take the extra space out of the code.

It should be: "TES25TH-MORROWIND"

Not: "TES25TH- MORROWIND"

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cesarveio

Have been trying to get the game for half an hour. Guess what their site has bugs too. Maybe someone release an unofficial patch for their site. Will try a little more and give up.

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UltimateBastard

@cesarveio: haha, yeah the launcher is absolute trash. Never used it before today. All the options at the top when I click on them say "Error opening link, Please check network connection and try again" yet it fucking says online in the top right.

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James_xeno

@cesarveio:

Make sure to take the extra space out of the code.

It should be: "TES25TH-MORROWIND"

Not: "TES25TH- MORROWIND"

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Yams1980

"free" haha. ok bethesda.

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Barighm

You mean the company that leaked their members' financial information to random strangers and whose official store policy states "be wary of what you purchase from our store"?

No, thx.

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James_xeno

@Barighm:

You only need an email address to sign up. Otherwise i'd fully agree.

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Barighm

@James_xeno: Gee, I feel so much better about Bethesda having such a rotten attitude towards their customers now...

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ValedictorianXD

@Barighm: Complacency rules the day.

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xantufrog

Best in the series, IMO. I don't know how good bethesdanet is about modding, but some light free mods give the game a great face lift and help keep it's weird world magical to the modern gamer's eyes

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