The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset
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The generically beautiful Summerset is on the smaller side in terms of overall new additions to The Elder Scrolls Online, but even after completing the majority of the side quests and all of the main storyline I feel compelled to go back. The storytelling continues to improve on last year's excellent Morrowind expansion, with Zenimax Online not shying away from some of the darkest sides of Tamriel. While the Psijic Order quest line has its boring bits, the down-to-earth, human story makes putting up with the repetitive quests worth the hassle. The new jewelry crafting profession, on the other hand, is far too time-consuming to be practical without spending money at the Crown Shop.
There's still a significant player population in ESO, and if you're an Elder Scrolls fan, or just looking to get into a game you can play for a while, Summerset is a good fit for you.
Summerset is the best evolution that The Elder Scrolls Online could have. An expansion that brings more personality to the game, with lots of quality content and made for both veterans and newcomers. Summerset is the best thing that has happened to TESO by far.
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The Summerset expansion adds more interesting hours to TESO, offering a story that takes about 40 hours to finish with some side quests. The story may be the best in expansion. Psijic Order plays a big role in this expansion and lets you open a new skill tree with new time control skills, if you have not tried the game before then this is the time to try it out.
Review in Arabic | Read full review
Fun by yourself and with others too, Summerset dosen't add much to the formula but will entertain for all of its thirty hours or so.
Review in Italian | Read full review
It's a great way to get involved in TESO, and even though there's not a lot of new stuff it's still worth giving it a go.
It functions both as a broadly traditional but significantly less rigid MMO and as a 'lost' Elder Scrolls. There's much I wish it did better, but I can't fail to be drawn in by the sheer substance of it.
Summerset in Elder Scrolls Online offers an all new area, but not much is new for long-term players of the game. The aesthetic of the isles has long been available in the core game, and while the additions of jewelry crafting, collectables, the Psijic Order, and the Cloudrest trial are all nice there just isn't anything that rises to the level of bringing back old dormant players nor introducing new ones. Dedicated players and those who play competitively will need to have this, however.
The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset is another easy expansion to recommend to existing players. It's stuffed with high quality quests, and the island itself makes for an inviting and enjoyable setting. Developer ZeniMax Online Studios has found a real consistency with its output, and the future continues to look bright for Tamriel.
Overall, Summerset is a wonderful expansion for fans of ESO and people looking to jump in.