The Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) will release 4-4-14 and the standard edition can still be preordered at most gaming retailers like Amazon, GameStop, and Best Buy for $59.99.
Standard Edition Pre-order Bonus
- The Explorer’s Pack:
Scuttler vanity pet
Four bonus treasure maps
Ability to play as any of the nine races in any Alliance
- 3 day Early-access code
The Imperial Edition has sold out at most retailers, but was available for $99.99. There is, however, a Digital Imperial Edition Download that can still be purchased for $79.99 but it does not include the any of the physical items available with the retail version.
The Imperial Edition Includes:
- Molag Bal Statue.
A 12" statue featuring Molag Bal, Daedric Prince of domination and enslavement.
- The Improved Emperor's Guide to Tamriel.
A 224-page illustrated guide annotated by the Imperial scholar, Flaccus Terentius.
- Physical Map of Tamriel.
A 21" x 26" printed map detailing Alliance-controlled zones and the ultimate conquest: Cyrodiil.
- Steel Case Packaging.
A limited edition steel case decorated in the color of the Imperials.
Imperial Edition Pre-order Bonus
- The Explorer’s Pack (the same as the Standard Edition)
- 5 day Early-access code
- Exclusive mud-crab vanity pet
- Rings of Mara (complete with a friend and receive an experience bonus when you play together)
- Ability to play as an Imperial
Both editions come with 30 days of unlimited gameplay included with purchase.
For gameplay after that time, the ESO FAQ states:
“At launch, we will offer the following subscription options, all of which are available as either recurring or one-time payments: USD 30-day $14.99, 90-day $13.99/30 days, 180-day $12.99/30 days."
There are still a few days to pre-order and prepare to play The Elder Scrolls Online.
Sunday, March 30 at 7 am EST was the first day players with 5-day early access could access the game, and on Tuesday April 1 at 7 am EST it will be open for those with 3-day early access. The game is set to go live for everyone else at 7 pm EST on Thursday, April 3.