Zenimax Online's upcoming MMO, The Elder Scrolls Online, is getting closer to its launch date and to help players understand more about Cryodiil's PvP zone, a new interview on what it means to be an Emperor has emerged.
Speaking with OXM
), the developers explained that reaching Emperor status depends on earning Alliance Points, which can be gained through killing other players, healing allies and taking control of a keep. Conquering these structures also benefits your allies by expanding your controlled territory alongside zone-wide buffs - the more keeps you have the better the buffs will be.
"Players who become Emperor will get a full skill line that they keep throughout the rest of their lives in The Elder Scrolls Online," Sage observed. "It won't be easy to become Emperor, but we think people will be glad they worked for it."
Those looking to become the Emperor in ways other than PvP will be disappointed as it looks to be the only political avenue for success. Are you looking forward to The Elder Scrolls Online? Let us know in the comments below.
The Elder Scrolls Online will be making its way to PC on the unique date of 4-4-14, with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players having to wait until less specific date of June 2014.