Elder Scrolls Online Free Play Weekend Starts Today on PS4 and PC

The free play weekend for Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Online begins today on PlayStation 4 and PC. It’s only Wednesday, but the event is officially called an “extended” weekend.

The free play period officially started for PS4 players at 12:01 AM ET today, while PC and Mac players on Steam can jump in starting at 1 PM ET. Bethesda said details about a free play weekend for Xbox One will be revealed “soon.” The Elder Scrolls Online does not require PlayStation Plus, but Xbox One players must have an Xbox Live Gold membership to play the MMO.

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Here is a breakdown of what’s included in the upcoming free play weekend, as written by Bethesda:

  • Access to the full The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited base game
  • 500 Crowns to spend in the Crown Store on fun costumes, unique pets, helpful scrolls, and more
  • Any characters created, Crown Packs purchased, or Crown Store items bought, as well as any progress made during the free play weekend, will carry over if the player purchases the game

The free play weekend wraps up on November 20.

To celebrate the game’s free weekend, Bethesda is discounting Crowns and all versions of the game, through November 28. Go to the game’s website to learn more.