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With such long development cycles, it's difficult to create an MMO that feels modern. As the game director of The Elder Scrolls Online, Matt Firor wants to ensure that the game is heeding lessons from past MMOs. Working extensively in this one genre, Firor thinks that he has pinpointed several key downfalls of the genre and is looking to avoid them for ESO. Check out the video below to hear him talk about the evolution of MMOs, how to make a player feel like a stand-alone hero in an online game, and how he plans on handling criticism of the game.
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If this game doesn't require an incredible computer and if you don't have to pay each month, I may buy this and a new computer...
Why don't the video players work for me anymore on this site its just a white space. Its been like that on different articles for couple months.
It does, raise questions why it even is a MMO with such a strong solo playthru but at the same time I can see the logic because some people do just want solo stuff. It be cool if they can make you kinda become well known depending on how well you have done the solos maybe that be kinda cool.
After playing Tera, it's a freaking tragedy that this kind of combat is not going to be anything like what's in the Elder Scrolls.
They are making an outdated product, and of course Elder Scrolls has been all about bringing action combat to RPG frame works. Suddenly they had to go backwards for the MMO because 5 years ago server technology was not ready.
BUT NOW IT IS READY. And the game still has a year to go before release.
It's a true shame what this game could have been in this context.
We could have had a true Elder Scrolls MMo experience instead of this compromise.
I don't think I'll ever have time to play another MMO
hope it turns out well
Try and mix your sound better GI.
MMO'S are changing so much this is a good thing!!We will have a huge variety!! i think this game will be good if given the right mechanics and options!! i will play it!!
Like many, I'm still not sure how well this will translate in an MMO.
I think it wuld be great 2 let players decide things for thmeselves in the new game( like wether a hobo dies etc)
Errr, a solo/instanced main storyline isn't new. SWTOR has that and some of the sidequests are even instanced as well.