The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr

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The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr is ranked in the 70th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 19 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

68%

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Based on 19 critic reviews

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Digital Chumps
9.7 / 10.0
9.7 / 10.0
Sep 5, 2018

The Elsweyr chapter expansion continues the year-long Season of the Dragon event for The Elder Scrolls Online. The developers have outdone themselves once more and somehow managed to make an already fantastic MMO all the more awesome. The expansion whisks players away to the homeland of the Khajiit. Players must face the dragon threat looming over Elsweyr, though you do not possess the power some players may be used to if they played Skyrim. You are not the Dragonborn, and these dragons are no laughing matter. Players may make use of the new class, the Necromancer, to aid themselves in the fight to save Elsewyr.

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MMOGames
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 6, 2019

Elsweyr has a ton of content for everyone to enjoy, from sweeping landscapes, to delves, and lore scattered across the countryside.

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Blast Away the Game Review
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 16, 2019

Just like any expansion or any MMO, you’re going to want to go into The Elder Scrolls: Elsweyr expecting only the best. Truth is, this is an amazing expansion and its story involving the Necromancers themselves is quite a unique experience, one I’d not really been hoping to have when I first dove straight on in with a Necromancer myself.

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Areajugones
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 15, 2019

Elsweyr is another great chapter for The Elder Scrolls Online. It doesn't include anything revolutionary, but with the new Necromancer and the Elsweyr map it's more than enough to keep ESO's fans entertained for more than a dozen hours.

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Softpedia
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 6, 2019

If you ever wished you could play a necromancer, battle dragons and date a Khajiit, or, why not, all three, Elsweyr delivers on that and then some. Just don't give up because of the flavorless storyline.

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The Games Machine
8.2 / 10.0
8.2 / 10.0
Jun 5, 2019

The Elder Scrolls Online's newest expansion give us new informations about the lore of the franchise, while introducing an intriguing new class (the Necromancer) and a lot of endgame content.

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Thumb Culture
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 18, 2019

I have a love/hate relationship with RPGs, I’m a huge procrastinator so I really lose myself in these types of games, often being distracted from the main quest, by side quests, exploration and collections. The amount of quests and things to do with just the base game/chapters is in my opinion great value for money and with the option to subscribe to ESO Plus for £8.99 a month, giving you access to all of the current dlcs and access to a (I feel essential) handy crafting pack with unlimited space for crafting materials. This is a game with the potential to sink many hours into, with much more to come. As a new player, I find it hard to find much I don’t like with the game, except possibly that it’s too big?! and award it the Thumb Culture Gold Award!

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GameSpace
8 / 10.0
GameSpace
M Alexander

Top Critic

8 / 10.0
Jun 5, 2019

Just like Elsweyr. If you’re still salty about not getting an online Skyrim; get over yourself. Elsweyr is great and if you don’t agree you’ve probably spent the last month with your face in a massive pile of moon sugar, like Tony Montana at the end of Scarface.

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Spaziogames
8 / 10.0
Spaziogames

Top Critic

8 / 10.0
Jun 4, 2019

Elsweyr is another great, suggestive expansion of the main adventure, developed by Bethesda and ZeniMax.

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IGN
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 5, 2019

The outstanding Necromancer class and an excellent helping of side missions in a beautiful world make The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr a great expansion even though its main storyline disappoints.

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Just Push Start
4 / 5.0
4 / 5.0
Jun 9, 2019

There is a lot to like about The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr. Returning players have a myriad of things to do, with existing players having just as much and a trial to look forward to. Even if the Necromancer class is not the straight pet class some players were hoping, it's fun in its own way and offers further variety during set up or push a more offensive line up. Toss in a fresh location and dragons to overcome and it's a nice step forward.

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Impulsegamer
3.9 / 5.0
3.9 / 5.0
Jun 16, 2019

The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr and its Khajiit-centric content is a solid new expansion for both new and veteran ESO players.

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MMoinGame
7.8 / 10.0
MMoinGame
Acierrence
7.8 / 10.0
Jun 3, 2019

TESO: Elsweyr is, in my opinion, a complete DLC, incorporating hours and hours of missions into the main story, various ways to level up our new class (Necromancer) and the opportunity to fight giant dragons with our Guild partners and friends.

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NoesPaisparaFrikis
7.8 / 10.0
7.8 / 10.0
Jun 16, 2019

Elsweyr is not just another expansion, it's another step in Bethesda's commitment to the player who opted for TESO

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Hobby Consolas
75 / 100
75 / 100
Jun 14, 2019

The Elder Scrolls Online Elsweyr is an expansion that adds many hours of content to the original game, but it doesn't mean a change in the experience and doesn't show many new features regarding what we have seen before.

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USgamer
Jun 4, 2019

Elder Scrolls Online heads to Elsweyr, the homeland of the Khajiit. While the environment isn't as impressive as Morrowind or Summerset, Zenimax Online's storytelling is still impressive and entertaining. Unfortunately, the combat mechanics need a little more punch and the addition of dragons ends up be less impactful than advertised. It's a good expansion, but feels like a step down from the previous few.

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PCGamesN
7 / 10
7 / 10
Jun 4, 2019

Struggles to do justice to what should be its show-stopper moments, but breathes much-needed life into the Khajiit and their homeland.Ali Jones

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Everyeye.it
6.5 / 10.0
6.5 / 10.0
Jun 19, 2019

The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr is a curated expansion capable of exploring the culture and customs of the Khajiit people, one of the most interesting races in the world of The Elder Scrolls.

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GameMAG
5 / 10
GameMAG
Vadimeys

Top Critic

5 / 10
Jun 21, 2019

After completing the storyline, there is a feeling of emptiness. There simply isn't enough content. All these statements about the "season of dragons" from advertising resemble profanation. Numerous technical mistakes of The Elder Scrolls Online - Elsweyr just pulls it to the bottom.

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