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Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind has its first gameplay trailer, new screenshots

I came here to kick netches and smoke skooma, and I’m all outta skooma

The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind dropped its first gameplay trailer today, and it’s custom built to send your nostalgia into overdrive.

The video, which is included above, is set to a motion-picture style orchestral soundtrack. You’ll see familiar locations from the 2002 classic, The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind, recreated in the modern MMO engine. We recognized Seyda Need, that games’ backwater swamp town, as well as Balmora where its first major quest line took place. There’s also a smattering of giant mushrooms, dwemer ruins and more bone armor than you can shake a glass mace at.

The Elder Scrolls Online takes place 700 years before The Elder Scrolls 3, but that’s not stopped the developers from including locations made famous in Elder Scrolls games, including the imperial city of Cyrodiil from The Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion. The Morrowind expansion will include Vivec City, shown for an instant in the video above, which is still under construction in the MMO’s timeline.

A sweeping gameplay revision made in 2016, called One Tamriel, means that players can jump right into the game and move immediately to the Morrowind content. The expansion will launch simultaneously on Windows PC and Mac, as well as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on June 6. The Standard Edition will cost $59.99 and include the base game, while the expansion alone will run at least $39.99. Multiple collectors editions are available.

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