Releasing a cinematic video, Bethesda Softworks
today announced they are accepting applications
for the upcoming beta test of The Elder Scrolls Online
, an MMO in the works at ZeniMax Online Studios
under the leadership of industry veteran Matt Firor. The Elder Scrolls Online will offer a player-driven PvP conflict that pits the three player factions against each other in open-world warfare over the province of Cyrodiil and the Emperor's throne itself. The story of the game is set a millennium before the events of Skyrim as the daedric prince Molag Bal tries to pull all of Tamriel into his demonic realm.
The Elder Scrolls Online will be launched in 2013, for PC and Mac. Upon release, The Elder Scrolls Online will be available in English, German and French languages.