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Elder Scrolls Online Free On Epic Game Store For Limited Time: How To Claim

The Elder Scrolls Online is now available on Epic Games Store, and is even free to claim for a limited time. Here's what you need to know.
Elder Scrolls Online Free On Epic Game Store For Limited Time: How To Claim

In celebration of The Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) coming to Epic Games Store, Bethesda and ZeniMax Online have announced that the MMORPG will be available to claim for free — but only for a limited time. 

If you've been on the fence about picking up ESO, now is the perfect time to jump in. Not only is the game free to purchase through this offer, but it's also free to play. While the game does feature an optional subscription service called ESO Plus, the majority of the game's content bar DLCs can be freely enjoyed without it. 

This version of ESO includes access to five of the game’s classes: Warden, Sorcerer, Nightblade, Templar, and Dragonknight. In addition, players will be able to adventure through 24 unique zones, and enjoy both the Battlegrounds and Alliance War PvP game modes. Players who pick up ESO via the Epic Games Store will also unlock the Sigil of the Alliance War Back Bling to be used in Fortnite.

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Players can claim a free Fortnite reward for claiming ESO via the Epic Games Store. (Picture: Bethesda, Epic Games)

In further celebrations, a brand new in-game bundle as been made available in Fortnite titled the Heroes of Tamriel. The bundle features a variety of cosmetics including Outfit, Pickaxe, and Weapon Wrap. Players will have until Wednesday, August 5 to purchase these items in Fortnite.

How To Get Elder Scrolls Online For Free Via Epic Games Store

Elder Scrolls Online is available to claim for free via the Epic Game Store from July 20 until July 27, at 11 a.m. EDT. To claim ESO, head to the Epic Games Store, log in  or create your Epic Games account. After this, visit the "Free Games" section on the storefront and look for The Elder Scrolls Online. Select “Free Now” then finally the blue “Get” button to add the game to your library. You'll then be able to download ESO and play it on your system.

If you feel like expanding your ESO journey even further, you can pick up various upgrades for the ESO base game, including all four versions of the latest Chapter, The Elder Scrolls Online: Necrom.

Elder Scrolls Online Epic Games Store Price: All Bundles, Editions

After the free promotion ends, players will be able to purchase The Elder Scrolls Online, and various bundles and editions, directly from the Epic Games Store:

  • The Elder Scrolls Online (Base Game) - £15.99
  • The Elder Scrolls Online Collection: Necrom - £49.99
  • The Elder Scrolls Online Deluxe Collection: Necrom - £67.99

Players can also purchase additional add-ons:

  • The Elder Scrolls Online: 750 Crowns - £5.99
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: 1500 Crowns - £10.99
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: 3000 Crowns - £18.99
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: 5500 Crowns - £29.99
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: 140,00 Crowns - £74.99
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: 210,00 - £109.99
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Newcomer Pack - £7.99
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Soundtrack - £12.99
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Hailcinder Mount Pack - £19.99
  • The Elder Scrolls Online Upgrade: Necrom - £33.99
  • The Elder Scrolls Online Deluxe Upgrade: Necrom - £42.99