Update from 4:06 p.m .:
The developers of The Elder Scrolls Online have released the Blackwood chapter with all its content. Go to Dark Forest to tackle the new challenges there. At the same time as the launch, a new cinematic trailer went online to get you in the mood for the new adventure.

TESO: Blackwood – hellishly good cinematic trailer for the launch

Update from 2:05 p.m .:
Maintenance work has ended, The Elder Scrolls Online servers are back online! You just have to wait a little while until the launch of Blackwood. The developers want to make sure that everything is running smoothly before they release us into the dark forest. We’ll be in touch as soon as Blackwood is officially released.

Now there are those too official patch notes for Blackwood and Update 30.

Original message:
The next few weeks will be extremely exciting for all fans of The Elder Scrolls Online! Today, June 1st, it starts with the release of the new Blackwood chapter for PC, Mac and Stadia. On June 8th, owners of a Playstation or Xbox will also be able to travel to the dark forest. And from June 15, console gamers will have it too Access to the new “Console Enhanced” version from TESO.

The most important innovations of Blackwood and Update 30 can be read as follows, the links will take you to the further articles in which we have presented the respective features to you in detail:

Maintenance work before Blackwood launch

The Zenimax managers have announced the usual maintenance work for the launch day. Here are the times for all platforms:

  • PC / Mac: EU and NA Megaserver for a new patch – June 1st, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. CEST
  • PlayStation 4: EU and NA megaserver for maintenance – June 2nd, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM CEST
  • Xbox One: EU and NA Megaserver for Maintenance – June 2nd, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM CEST

Even if the final patch notes for Blackwood and Update 30 are not yet live, you can still get a detailed picture of all the new features and changes in the German patch notes from the official test server. As soon as the servers go online this afternoon and Blackwood is available, we’ll update this message.

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