Bethesda is kicking its open beta for The Elder Scrolls Online into a higher gear tomorrow, having invited scores more Internet citizens to help stress test the servers of its debut MMO. Some of the video game press have had access for a while, and we now have permission to tell you about it.
As a fan of the conventional Elder Scrolls games, I shared the concerns of the detractors. The freedom afforded in Daggerfall, Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim had invited me to spend countless hours exploring their lands and absorbing their lore, but adding multiplayer neccessitates a whole lot of constraints and an MMO even more so.
It's from that perspective that I've shared my own thoughts on the early levels of The Elder Scrolls Online, and you can read all about it in this first impressions hands-on preview