Elder Scrolls Online was notoriously bad on release. It was a buggy mess and it quickly dropped its mandatory subscription and everyone assumed it would end up as another dead MMO in permanent maintenance mode. Then Zenimax realized how much money the spent on the game and decided “No, you’re fixing this.”
Fast forward to today, ESO has gotten significant content updates and has recently announced its Morrowind expansion. It also lifted its faction restriction for PvE, so now your circle of friends has no excuse to avoid you for playing an Argonian. It also, somehow, scales content to your level regardless where you are, so you can now play with your low-level friends and still get experience and loot appropriate to your level. What ESO is saying is basically "PLEASE, play with your friends!
I got into the game last year and although it’s clunky and I play it on auto-pilot with skipping all the story, it’s still enjoyable. It has a weird skill system where you can be a mage in heavy armor, or a tank DPS, or a healer tank. It also has crime. The crafting is managing spreadsheets. The trading is vendor-based, so no global Auction House. Now it’s getting player housing, too.
Does anyone else play it, or am I the only sucker so far? Anyone in EU?