Is Elder Scrolls Online available on Xbox Game Pass?

Is Elder Scrolls Online available on Xbox Game Pass?
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Daniel Hollis


22nd Mar 2023 14:26

Even after all these years, The Elder Scrolls Online is still going strong. With multiple expansions and new content arriving on a regular basis, there’s plenty to sink your teeth into - whether you’re a newcomer to the game or a series veteran.

More and more players seem to be jumping on the bandwagon and getting their Elder Scrolls fix while many await the next mainline entry. With such a drastic change to the way the series plays, it’s understandable if you’re apprehensive about spending so much on a game you may not enjoy.

This raises the question as to whether ESO is available on Xbox Game Pass. It’s a great way to check out games you may be unsure of, and if you’re hoping this is the case, let’s find out the answer for you.

Is ESO available on Xbox Game Pass?

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With Microsoft’s recent acquisition of Bethesda, many have hoped games such as ESO will be available as part of Xbox Game Pass. The good news is that ESO is included in Xbox Game Pass, however, it is not available for PC users.

Additionally, it doesn’t include membership to ESO Plus, meaning if you want to reap those benefits, you’ll need to fork out a little bit extra. If you find the game is clicking with you, it’s definitely worth jumping into this and reaping the benefits.

For Xbox Game Pass members, there’s also another useful perk you can make use of when playing ESO. All subscribers are eligible to receive 10% off all Crown Pack purchases in the ESO Store. If you’re looking to purchase some new armour, weapons, or other in-game materials, it’s well worth making use of this advantage.

Daniel Hollis
About the author
Daniel Hollis
Daniel is a former Guides Writer for GGRecon. Having originally focused on film journalism, he eventually made the jump to writing about games in 2020, writing for sites such as NME. Eurogamer, GamesRadar, Tech Radar, and more. After a short stint in PR, he is back in the world of games media writing about his favourite games, including Bioshock, Fable, or everything Fortnite and Xbox Game Pass related.
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