The Elder Scrolls Online: Gates of Oblivion Reveal Delayed to January 26 Due to Inauguration Day

The Elder Scrolls Online Gates of Oblivion

Bethesda Softworks have announced the reveal of the next expansion for The Elder Scrolls Online, Gates of Oblivion, has been delayed due to Inauguration Day.

The new year-long expansion was originally set to be fully revealed January 21st, 2021 on Twitch at 2:00 p.m. PT / 5:00 p.m. ET. However, the game’s official Twitter account and official website have now stated this will be delayed due to the United State’s Inauguration Day.

“Due to Inauguration Day in the United States falling on Jan. 20, we are moving our Global Reveal Event for Gates of Oblivion from Thursday, Jan. 21 to Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 5pm EST/10pm GMT. Thank you for your support and we will see you soon!”

Those who watch the event and link their account for the game to Twitch will earn Twitch Drops and the Viridescent Dragon Frog pet. ZeniMax Online Studio’s Director Matt Firor and Bethesda Softwork’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications Pete Hines will present the livestream.

They will also be joined by the game’s Creative Director Rich Lambert, and other developers to discuss what is coming to the expansion. After the presentation there will be an ESO Live Special with Jessica Folsom and Gina Bruno of the game’s Community Team to discuss the reveals further.

You can find the full rundown on the game (via Steam) below.

Experience an ever-expanding story across all of Tamriel in The Elder Scrolls Online, an award-winning online RPG. Explore a rich, living world with friends or embark upon a solo adventure. Enjoy complete control over how your character looks and plays, from the weapons you wield to the skills you learn – the choices you make will shape your destiny. Welcome to a world without limits.

Battle, craft, steal, siege, or explore, and combine different types of armor, weapons, and abilities to create your own style of play. The choice is yours to make in a persistent, ever-growing Elder Scrolls world.

Discover the secrets of Tamriel as you set off to regain your lost soul and save the world from Oblivion. Experience any story in any part of the world, in whichever order you choose – with others or alone.

Complete quests with friends, join fellow adventurers to explore dangerous, monster-filled dungeons, or take part in epic PvP battles with hundreds of other players.

The Elder Scrolls Online is currently available across Windows PC, Mac (both via Steam), PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

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