Bethesda Delays Elder Scrolls Online’s Gates Of Oblivion Event Away From U.S. Inauguration Day


0


Bethesda teased Gate of Oblivion, the upcoming expansion to The Elder Scrolls Online during last month’s Game Awards with a full reveal promised for January 21. According to Eurogamer, though, the publisher has pushed back that reveal by a few days to avoid brushing up too close against Inauguration Day in the U.S.

For our international readers, January 20 marks the day that President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn into office. Following the attacks on the U.S. Capitol building on January 6, however, threats of similar armed uprisings during the inauguration have surfaced. In light of these events, Bethesda says it’s “playing it safe” by moving Gates of Oblivion’s big reveal from January 21 to January 26 at 5 p.m. EST/10 p.m. GMT. It’s worth noting that ZeniMax, Bethesda’s parent company, is headquartered in north Washington D.C. and, according to Bethesda, most of its employees live or work near the Capitol.

We don’t know much about what the upcoming expansion entails other than the (obvious) return of Oblivion Gates as well as big bad Mehrunes Dagon. The Gate of Oblivion global event will be streamed live on Bethesda’s Twitch channel and will feature a roundtable of developers and special guests including ZeniMax Online Studios Director Matt Firor and Bethesda Senior VP of Marketing and Communications Pete Hines. Viewers can expect to receive Twitch Drops throughout the event as well as the Viridescent Dragon Frog pet for free. A post-show delving deeper into the announcements will air immediately after the event concludes. 

All in all this is a good move for Bethesda. Better to be safe than sorry. In the meantime, the studio is hard at work publishing the new Indiana Jones title from Wolfenstein developer, Machine Games.  For more Elder Scrolls goodness, check out these hot Elders Scrolls VI rumors as well as our recent episode of Replay of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

[Source: Eurogamer]





Source link


Like it? Share with your friends!

0
gamer

0 Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Choose A Format
Personality quiz
Series of questions that intends to reveal something about the personality
Trivia quiz
Series of questions with right and wrong answers that intends to check knowledge
Poll
Voting to make decisions or determine opinions
Story
Formatted Text with Embeds and Visuals
List
The Classic Internet Listicles
Countdown
The Classic Internet Countdowns
Open List
Submit your own item and vote up for the best submission
Ranked List
Upvote or downvote to decide the best list item
Meme
Upload your own images to make custom memes
Video
Youtube, Vimeo or Vine Embeds
Audio
Soundcloud or Mixcloud Embeds
Image
Photo or GIF
Gif
GIF format