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The Elder Scrolls: Blades is now available in Early Access

The Elder Scrolls: Blades
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Bethesda has opened the next entry in The Elder Scrolls series – The Elder Scrolls: Blades – to Early Access with some players getting an email invitation to download the game.

In case you missed the game’s debut at E3, Blades is a mobile version of The Elder Scrolls games and offers real-time combat, dungeon exploration and even a new city-building mechanic. The game follows Bethesda’s success with the mobile (and later console) Fallout Shelter while still sticking true to the The Elder Scrolls series’ roots. 

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According to the FAQ on Bethesda’s website, any progress made during Early Access will carry over to the main game, as will any in-game purchases you make.

The Elder Scrolls: Blades is available for free on iOS and Android in six languages starting from March 28 – at least, according to the App Store. 

That said, you can still sign up for Early Access on Bethesda’s website or via the Google Play Store to try and sneak in a day early.

Nick Pino

Nick Pino is the senior home entertainment editor at TechRadar and covers TVs, headphones, speakers, video games, VR and streaming devices. He also has a degree in computer science he's not using if anyone wants it.