The Elder Scrolls: Blades is Coming to Switch This Fall, Still Free-to-Play and Cross-Save With Mobile Version

The Elder Scrolls: Blades is Coming to Switch This Fall, Still Free-to-Play and Cross-Save With Mobile Version

Take Elder Scrolls on the go, this time on the Switch.

Today at Bethesda's E3 2019 press conference, the developers took the stage to announce new updates to Elder Scrolls: Blades. The mobile Elder Scrolls game is getting some big updates, including a new dragon questline.

Tonight, the new Elder Scrolls: Blades update goes live and brings new mechanics like jewelry crafting, as well as a brand new dragon questline. This fall, Elder Scrolls: Blades is coming to the Nintendo Switch along with a new Arena, PvP update and guilds.

The Switch version of Elder Scrolls: Blades is set to come out in Fall 2019, and yes it will still be free-to-play. There will also be cross-save, so you can bring your file from mobile to Switch. Expect more details on the Elder Scrolls: Blades rollout later this week.

For more, check out our Bethesda E3 2019 guide for all of tonight's new announcements.

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Matt Kim is a former freelance writer who's covered video games and digital media. He likes video games as spectacle and is easily distracted by bright lights or clever bits of dialogue. He also once wrote about personal finance, but that's neither here nor there.

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