PlayStation Plus membership not needed for ESO PS4

The Game Director of Elder Scrolls Online, Matt Firor took the time to answer some PS4 specific questions regarding ESO on Playstation Blog. Some of the answers very pretty vague, but from a PS4 player’s point of view the most important bit of news was that PlayStation Plus membership is NOT required in order to play The Elder Scrolls Online (unlike with Xbox One which requires users to have Xbox Live Gold subscription according to

Firor’s post also revealed that…

  • PS4 users will NOT share the same megaservers as the PC/Mac users.
  • The PS4 megaserver will be split between North America and Europe megaservers.

That’s it, really. He addressed some questions regarding the use of DualShock 4 touchpad in game and how the action bars and UI elements are going to be implemented for PS4 players.  The community of course also wanted to know when the PS4 beta invites and tests were going to take place, but no specific answer was given.

I think most people expected a split between console and PC megaservers, because the PC version of the game launches earlier anyway, which would have given the higher-level PC players an advantage.