Top 10 Games Like The Elder Scrolls Online

Games Like Elder Scrolls Online
Exploration: return to and explore some of your favorite places, including Skyrim (pictured)

Looking for games like The Elder Scrolls Online?

Explore the vast world of Tamriel in this MMORPG. With so many adventures to choose from, as well as the continued release of expansions and upgrades, you’ll never get bored. But, if you happen to be in the market for a new MMORPG, check out this list of the top ten gems that are like The Elder Scrolls Online.

10. Conan Exiles

Conan Exiles Gameplay Video

Survive, compete, and conquer the harsh lands of the exiled. Using your environment, craft weapons, tools, clothing, and other useful technology that will assist you in your survival. Engage in bloody comat, explore the huge landscape, and build communities. This game will keep you entertained and excited to come back for more.

Survival of the Fittest: explore the harsh world and take on beasts unlike any you’ve seen before

9. Black Desert Online

A beginner's guide to Black Desert Online

After the Kingdom of Valencia spreads a deadly plague across the land, The Republic of Caloheon goes to war with them to stop their treachery. Navigate through this dynamic world, take on exciting yet challenging quests, and discover your role in the fight to stop evil forces. Black Desert Online is a remarkable and unique MMORPG that will keep you entertained for hours.

Remastered: Black Desert has been remastered and is now better than ever before

8. Guild Wars 2

Gameplay of Guild Wars 2

Destiny’s Edge, a once extinct guild whose purpose was to slay Elder Dragons, has re-emerged in Tyria. Discover their story as you embark on quests and uncover secrets. The decisions you make during this game can impact the world, an RPG element seldom seen in MMOs. Immerse yourself in this massive world and take control of your destiny.

Two is Company, Four’s a Party: play with friends and fight enemy bosses or finish quests together


Gameplay of TERA

Short for “The Exiled Realm of Arborea,” TERA takes place in a fantasy world created from the bodies of two sleeping titans. Their dreams filled the Exiled Realm with both gods and mortals. A war ensued, and it is your job to assist the mortals in defeating creatures created by the gods of TERA. Play in groups with your friends or other random players to go on quests and destroy other-wordly monstrosities.

From the Shadows: a Ninja, one of the classes you can choose from when creating your character

6. Neverwinter

Gameplay of Neverwinter

There is unrest among the people of Neverwinter after the Lord of the city has mysteriously vanished. Citizens fight one another while corpses return to life and attack what remains of the crumbling city. It is your duty to investigate the Sect Crown of Neverwinter and uncover the mysteries that threaten the city.

Up to You: pick your class, design  your character, and even create new locations

5. Aion

Gameplay of Aion

In this high fantasy MMORPG, you can engage in PvPvE combat with a character as unique as yourself. There are several classes for you to choose from, allowing you to combine one of the six initial ones with a specialized class that you can pick from once you've reached the appropriate level. The possibilities are endless, giving you the ultimate MMORPG experience.

Endless Possibilities: design your character from a number of classes to make them as unique as you

4. Old School RuneScape

A beginner's guide to Old School RuneScape

Old School RuneScape is an MMORPG that was developed (initially) to be exactly like the original RuneScape. Since its release, Old School RuneScape has received many updates that include new content, improvements to the engine, and much more. This version allows players to utilize two game play modes to make their gaming experience more challenging and exciting. Take a trip back to the past by diving into this classic MMORPG.

Old School: a screenshot from Old School RuneScape

3. Lord of the Rings Online

Gameplay of Lord of the Rings Online

Extracting lore from the classic Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings Online is a truly unique MMORPG. Unlike other games of the same genre, LOTRO does not implement traditional PvP gameplay. Instead, it has introduced player versus player monster, which adds an exciting dynamic to the world. With several volumes of storylines you can play, you will be busy for hours as you embark exciting and sometimes unexpected journeys.

Your Own Story: create a character based on one of the traditional LOTR races and pick your class

2. Final Fantasy XIV

Gameplay of Final Fantasy XIV

Build a character and choose a discipline to play under and begin your journey through the world of Hydaelyn. With a rich set of quests, this MMORPG forces you to travel across the lands and meet unique NPCs that you will love. The content in this game will remind you why you fell in love with MMORPGs to begin with.

Diverse Classes: build your character from one of the classes listed above

1. World of Warcraft

Gameplay of World of Warcraft

Following the events of Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, World of Warcraft is easily the most popular MMORPG in the world. Create a character, explore the world of Azeroth, fight the monsters that plague the world, interact with other players, and complete quests assigned to you. With so many races to choose from and constantly evolving content, you’ll fall in love with this game and never stop playing.

The Races of Azeroth: pick from one of the many races in WoW

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