ESO Live: The Elder Scrolls Online Looks Great On Xbox One X

Bethesda is one of the first publishers who have confirmed Xbox One X support in their games, and now, at the time of releasing the new console, they have come to terms with what they really expect.

Currently, Bethesda has 7 games on its account with graphical improvements. Graphic enhancements are now available, although at first it seemed that some updates would come out of time. Like a patch for The Elder Scrolls Online, where Bethesda said the MMO title would receive 4K support “later in the year”.

In the newest livestream, ESO Live has Graphics Programmer Alex Tardif joining to discuss how The Elder Scrolls Online was brought to the newly-released Xbox One X console.

A lucky viewer has got an Xbox One X Scorpio Edition during the ESO Live.

The Elder Scrolls Online – Improvements On Xbox One X Version

Bethesda has released a movie of The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited that shows us the improvements made to the game on Xbox One X. So we discover that on the new console the title goes to 4K with HDR, has more visual distance, more screen details , even more realistic reflections, and finally better luminosity in the environments.


More and more games show off their capabilities on the Xbox One X and now it’s time to show you how The Elder Scrolls Online will look on the new Microsoft hardware. For us to see their improvements Bethesda has prepared this trailer for us and we have it for you.

Like many other games, it will feature native 4K resolution, improved visuals, much wider draw distance, realistic reflections and more.

The Elder Scrolls Online supports 4K resolution natively and with HDR displays on Xbox One X. In addition, this version includes improved viewing distance, enhanced shadows with environmental occlusion of the screen space (SSAO) as well as reflections on the improved water. The new Microsoft console was launched on November 7.

For those who think to enter this game on their Xbox One X (and the rest of the platforms) we remind you that the Clockwork City DLC will come with a new zone, a new quest, a special challenge, the Transmutation system, etc.

The Elder Scrolls Online is also available on PS4 and PC.

TESO Received Clockwork City And Improvements For Xbox One X

Zenimax’s online multiplayer will include native 4K support and HDR support, as well as increased viewing distance, shadows improvements with the SSAO (environmental occlusion) implementation, and improved water reflection.


The MMORPG based on the universe of The Elder Scrolls, gets a new update that brings improvements and optimizations for Xbox One X along with its latest downloadable content: Clockwork City. As we told you yesterday, Bethesda would publish an update for this title today, something that has already been fulfilled. This new update allows players to experience the first act of return to Clockwork City for free.

This update will bring the Xbox One X users the compatibility with the native 4K resolution, as well as being able to benefit from the HDR technology to enjoy a greater dynamic range of colors. Along with this, there is also an increase in the drawn distance presented by this title, accompanied by improvements in the shadows and reflections of the water.

As for Clockwork City, it is the eighth DLC of The Elder Scrolls Online. We will be enabled a new location to explore at our whim, along with a new plot, another fierce test for our group, the Transmutation system and many additional elements of personalization. We can get it in the Crown Store for about 2,000 crowns, although if you are members of The Elder Scrolls Online Plus, do not worry, because this downloadable content is included in the subscription. Are you ready for a new adventure in Tamriel?

The Elder Scrolls Online Will Be Possible To Play In Native 4K

It is for the launch of the Xbox One X that Zenimax provides the optimized patch of The Elder Scrolls Online with which it will be possible to play in native 4K and with visual enhancements as on a PC in ultra. Here is the full detail of this update 16 communicate through Zenimax:


Native 4K resolution and 1080p enhancements
If you have a 4K screen, ESO will work with true native 4K resolution without upscale or checkerboarding (many methods that many games use to approach a 4K resolution). If you only have a 1080p screen, you will see the game in 1080P, but still enjoy all the graphics improvements, with the advantage of anti-aliasing.

Upgraded shadows with Screen Space Ambient Occlusion
SSAO is a way of calculating shadows that occurs when neighboring objects block local ambient lighting. On Xbox One X, we’ve enabled this feature, which will help make the environment and characters more present and immersive.


Enhanced water reflections
Until now, reflections on Xbox were limited to simple static textures. With Xbox One X, we enable higher quality real-time reflections, making many reflective surfaces, such as water in the view below, more realistic.

Extended viewing distance
Finally, we are delighted to have been able to enjoy the power of the Xbox One X, to extend the field of vision. Environments will charge at longer distances, and high quality models will appear sooner. With this improved viewing distance, you will be able to admire Tamriel in all its splendor!

The Elder Scrolls Online Will Support Xbox One X

The Elder Scrolls Online is an online role-playing game from the series of Elder Scrolls, Bethesda and ZeniMax, which was released in 2014 and has been sponsored by developers on a regular basis with updates. Now in the latest game news, it’s announced that the game will support the Xbox One Xbox console. Game developers announced the release of tweets, adding that the update 16 will add support for the console. It’s not clear, however, that The Elder Scrolls Online will benefit from the features of the Microsoft Midlife Console, but we will probably see it run at a higher resolution with better graphics.


The Elder Scrolls Online will be another of the more than one hundred titles already existing that will be optimized for the new Xbox One X of Microsoft.

Its developers have revealed that the update to take advantage of the hardware of Xbox One X will be published later this year, coinciding with the release of update 16. Of course, the update 16 will also provide us with a pile of bug fixes and fine-tuning – for all platforms – and Xbox One X support will only be one extra in the line. This update is known to also adds a new DLC called Clockwork City, which for the experience of its content, you must have purchased the Morrowind Expansion Pack.

Of course, the update itself will be available for all the game’s users, and all of these people will benefit from the features of Microsoft’s new console, but what they have not explained is what improvements there will be for One X in the MMORPG, although we assume that, among others, will have rendered to 4K. It should be recalled that updates for the Xbox One X gaming unit will support the 4K resolution, HDR and a number of other graphical interface improvements.

The Elder Scrolls Online was originally released in 2014 for PC, and later versions were released for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. According to Bethesda, the multiplayer RPG has more than ten million users.