The Elder Scrolls Online Heads to Skyrim in 2020

Published: December 13, 2019 8:00 AM /


The Elder Scrolls Online Skyrim shouldered axe

The Elder Scrolls Online made a showing at The Game Awards last night, celebrating the climax of their yearlong adventure Season of the Dragon. Oh, and the game is probably heading to Skyrim next year.

Let's kick things off with the fantastic cinematic trailer revealed at last night's show:

The cinematic shows a party of players in a harrowing battle against a rather irate dragon. It seems that they've managed to defeat it after a tough fight, but the dragon had a nasty surprise in store. A green crystal begins to glow with power, and it's only through the quick actions of one of the spellcasters that the explosion is contained.

One of the other casters opens a portal so that they can escape while the one holding back the explosion starts to lose ground against the magical force. He pushes the other caster through the portal and finally loses his hold on the barrier — his companions can only look on in sorrow as the floating island explodes in a brilliant green light.

It is then that the camera pans out and reveals what looks like a Nord standing atop a snowy mountain, watching a green glow far in the distance.

The Elder Scrolls Online Skyrim green glow

When Will We See The Elder Scrolls Online: Skyrim?

The Skyrim teaser is certainly appealing to fans of The Elder Scrolls Online, and it may well attract those people who were hoping to head back to this iconic province featured in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

Bethesda and Zenimax will be gathering a bunch of fans together at the HyperX Esports Arena in Las Vegas. If you won't be heading there yourself, you'll be able to watch the global reveal event for Skyrim in TES: Online on January 16, 2020, at 5:00 PM Eastern on

Are you excited for The Elder Scrolls: Online finally unlocking the Skyrim province? What do you hope to see in this new content? Let us know in the comments below!


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Bethesda Softworks
PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
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April 4, 2014 (Calendar)
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