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Major New Elder Scrolls Online Update Detailed

While The Elder Scrolls VI is not coming anytime soon, fans of the series may be happy to learn that Bethesda continues to update The Elder Scrolls Online.

The game’s latest update, the eleventh one, is called Shadows of the Hist, and it includes two new Argonian-themed dungeons, a style parlor, costume dyeing, and lots more.

The new new four-player dungeons are called Ruins of Mazzatun and Cradle of Shadows. These will be free for players with an active ESO Plus membership, or can be purchased through the DLC Dungeon Pack, which will go for 1,500 crowns.
Both dungeons include normal and veteran difficultly modes, along with new item sets, more achievements, and special rewards, among other things.

As for the style parlor, this adds a new microtransaction that lets players change their appearance or race. Players will be able to “completely redefine” their character’s appearance, including their hair style and color, as well as face, body markings, eye color, age, and voice. Pricing was not announced, however.
The new Elder Scrolls Online update also lets you change your character’s name by spending real-world money, but again, pricing details were not shared. Other new items included with the upcoming update are more hairstyle, adornments, and markings (to buy), as well as a Dye Station that lets you dye your equipped costume and hats.

Update 11 launches on August 1 for PC and Mac, and comes to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on August 16. When it arrives, there will be a base-game patch for all players that includes all of the changes listed below.

Elder Scrolls Online Update 11:

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Aetherian Archive and Hel Ra Citadel Trial improvements, including Normal and Veteran modes, revamped rewards, and level scaling
Dragonstar Arena improvements, including increased monster difficulty and revamped rewards
The ability to trade bind-on-pickup items to group members in dungeons and Trials
The introduction of the Cyrodiil town capture system
Champion Point cap increase
Rebalancing and adjustments to Racial Passive abilities
Improved Undaunted reward chests (Gold, Silver, and Bronze)
Improved Clothier Surveys
Improved face effects and animations
New achievements for each of the scaled Trials
Ability tooltip tags that display the primary role for certain abilities
Ongoing Cyrodiil performance improvements
17 updated older item sets that now drop at Champion 160
Six available in Aetherian Archive
Seven available in Hel Ra Citadel
Four available in Dragonstar Arena

 

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