German site ESOHub.de has a new interview with the Elder Scrolls Online team. The interview covers subscriptions and development but, most interestingly, item shop goods. Using Google's Chrome browser, it's possible to read the article relatively well.
- ESO gets a classical subscription model. With the purchase of the game you get 30 days free game time, then the game will cost 12.99 euros per month.
- According to Matt Firor will be available in The Elder Scrolls Online an item shop, where her character fun items and services you can buy as a renaming of the character.
- The game and all its contents are however covered by the subscription model.
- The reason why the developers have opted for a subscription model that ESO should feel like a big sandbox. You shall pay without any barriers can enjoy all content. Matt Firor is also of the opinion that this model best fits the Elder Scrolls series.
- The developers have looked at many different payment models in advance and you can find free-to-play games are not inherently wrong. Matt Firor itself plays as World of Tanks and League of Legends.
- The development of ESO is almost complete and it will be no more new great features for the release implements. Now the systems are tested and improved in beta.
- Currently, the developers are busy building up the server environments and prepare for a large number of players. Finally, everything should run stable at launch.
- The contents of the release of The Elder Scrolls Online're done. Currently, the teams are busy but have to develop content for future patches.