Zenimax send in pest control to squish The Elder Scrolls Online's progression halting bugs | PCGamesN

The Swindle is Spelunky meets Deus Ex, a stealth roguelike in a steampunk top hat

Shadow of Mordor DLC Lord of the Hunt detailed. Lead a ghul horde

The Long Dark update doubles world size with new Coastal Highway

The Elder Scrolls Online

Zenimax send in pest control to squish The Elder Scrolls Online's progression halting bugs

Early word on dungeons is not good for The Elder Scrolls Online. Linearity and confusion abound.

Since The Elder Scrolls Online’s early access launch, our Nick’s only managed to join the dots between enough quest markers to reach level 12. That’s encouraging, because Nick’s become accustomed to blazing through MMOs in a week. But also depressing, because he was eventually halted by a bug in the main plot during his Elder Scrolls review.

Thankfully, Zenimax Online have just today squeezed out an update that’s nudged their sometimes bold, sometimes buggy debut a little further towards the former.

Two offending instances of blocked major quest progression have now been fixed. In the first, The Name of the Queen, crucial NPC Colanwe had been known to get stuck in the terrain. And in the second, Rites of the Queen, the monarch herself had been bringing her story to an unceremonious close by tripping endlessly into bits of scenery.

Elsewhere in the patch notes, I can see three more stuck NPCs, a stuck boss, stuck slaves, a stuck Fleshripper, and a stuck player. All now fixed, of course.

To be honest, it sounds like pathfinding’s the problem - but ESO players shouldn’t now have any trouble advancing down their fateful path with Michael Gambon and co.

PvP is where it’s at: not only the place where we’ve been having the most fun in our ongoing Elder Scrolls Online review, but where the smallest number of bugs reside. Only the “odd behaviour” of some siege weapons in Cyrodiil has been flagged by Zenimax. 

Is there anything else worrisome you lot have picked up on since launch?

Thanks, CVG.

Login or Register
1
+1
-0
Bluegun93's picture
26

Yeah the last patch was such a mess on eu that it blocked game progress for me on the same quest they fixed in the patch...

Alienware - Game VictoriousNvidia Shield - Titanfall
The best videos from Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online

The best videos from Elder Scrolls Online

Elder Scrolls Online and Skyrim books will cover the lore and the land of Tamriel

Elder Scrolls Online and Skyrim books will cover the lore and the land of Tamriel

Cops 'n Robbers: The Elder Scrolls Online justice system unveiled

Cops 'n Robbers: The Elder Scrolls Online justice system unveiled

The Elder Scrolls Online developer hit with layoffs now that the game

The Elder Scrolls Online developer hit with layoffs now that the game "runs smoothly"

Gotta have wraith: Zenimax to give pets as rewards to Elder Scrolls Online subscribers

Gotta have wraith: Zenimax to give pets as rewards to Elder Scrolls Online subscribers

Want to go higher? The Elder Scrolls Online update 4 will introduce Upper Craglorn

Want to go higher? The Elder Scrolls Online update 4 will introduce Upper Craglorn

MMOs are stagnating and need to stop relying on Pavlovian trickery

Star Wars: The Old Republic

MMOs are stagnating and need to stop relying on Pavlovian trickery

Born to dye: guild and customisation-focused Elder Scrolls Online Update 3 now live

Born to dye: guild and customisation-focused Elder Scrolls Online Update 3 now live

The Elder Scrolls Online begins its European megaserver migration today

The Elder Scrolls Online begins its European megaserver migration today

What to expect from The Elder Scrolls Online's daedra-controlled Imperial City

What to expect from The Elder Scrolls Online's daedra-controlled Imperial City

Elder Scrolls Online apparently has more than 750,000 subscribers

Elder Scrolls Online apparently has more than 750,000 subscribers

The Elder Scrolls Online is coming to Steam today

The Elder Scrolls Online is coming to Steam today

The Elder Scrolls Online review

The Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online review

Digital colours don't run: The Elder Scrolls Online Update 3 will be a “guild extravaganza”

Digital colours don't run: The Elder Scrolls Online Update 3 will be a “guild extravaganza”

Elder Scrolls Online gains an FOV slider, lootable weapon racks and a Veteran crypt

Elder Scrolls Online gains an FOV slider, lootable weapon racks and a Veteran crypt

Elder Scrolls Online devs rework its endgame,

Elder Scrolls Online devs rework its endgame, "want it to be more exciting to get to level 50"

The Elder Scrolls Online's first Adventure Zone, Craglorn, has been opened up to the veteran masses

The Elder Scrolls Online's first Adventure Zone, Craglorn, has been opened up to the veteran masses

Elder Scrolls Online patch unsticks stuck NPCs, makes a hard knock life harder for werewolves

Elder Scrolls Online patch unsticks stuck NPCs, makes a hard knock life harder for werewolves

The Elder Scrolls Online review in progress

The Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online review in progress

How to become emperor: The Elder Scrolls Online's first king spills his secrets

How to become emperor: The Elder Scrolls Online's first king spills his secrets

Elder Scrolls Online devs talk absent Thieves Guild and Dark Brotherhood quests:

Elder Scrolls Online devs talk absent Thieves Guild and Dark Brotherhood quests: "We aren't trying to be evasive"

ZeniMax Online says sorry with five days of game time for The Elder Scrolls Online players

ZeniMax Online says sorry with five days of game time for The Elder Scrolls Online players

Zenimax Online recruit players to

Zenimax Online recruit players to "name and shame" Elder Scrolls Online gold spammers

Elder Scrolls Online patch 1.0.6 takes the fight to gold farming bots

Elder Scrolls Online patch 1.0.6 takes the fight to gold farming bots