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Submitted by RogueSmurf 150d ago | news

Item duplicate bug devastates Elder Scrolls Online economy

A bug that allows players to make duplicates of items has hit The Elder Scrolls Online, and it’s reportedly having a devastating effect on the economy of the MMO.

Apparently the bug has been known to certain players since the game’s launch, meaning that some are already walking around in full sets of ‘Legendary’ armour. “Gold is already worthless after a week,” states one Reddit user, in a thread discussing the impact of the bug. (PC, PS4, The Elder Scrolls Online, Xbox One)

gobluesamg  +   150d ago
Uh-oh! C'mon Bethesda!
dmitrijs88  +   150d ago
This game is a flop.
Now prove me wrong.
porkChop  +   150d ago
Last time I checked, Bethesda isn't involved with the game in any way. It was developed by Zenimax Online.
Farsendor1  +   150d ago
everything about this game screams f2p
choujij  +   150d ago
Lmao

I love the Elder Scrolls series, but that's too funny.
Rockefellow  +   150d ago
Man, a full server reset would be absolutely insane to do. I guess it's better to do it closer to launch than months down the road, bit either way the PR would be absolutely malicious.

Can someone tell me if it's possible to spend real money to buy in-game cash? If so... lol. How embarrassing.
Cobra951  +   150d ago
If it's possible to buy play money with real money, then I'm glad this happened.
osborn2009  +   150d ago
Anyone else remember doing this in Oblivion? =)
Ace Killa 08  +   150d ago
Supposedly this got fixed already. Which is a fast response by the devs!
GameSpawn  +   150d ago
According to the article it's "fixed" in the fact that the banks have been disabled so you cannot begin doing the exploit. However disabling the banks has an adverse effect on legitimate things, so no the problem has not been fixed until the banks are re-enabled and the exploit is completely fixed.
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sungam3d  +   150d ago
Server wide roll back + 2 months free subscription?
Seems like the only course of action...
porkChop  +   150d ago
The game hasn't been out for 1 month, so why would they give 2 months free?
mkis007  +   150d ago
for lost progress...it sucks to redo stuff.
Nodoze  +   150d ago
A bug in a Bethesda game? How rare!
mkis007  +   150d ago
ha! So true
porkChop  +   150d ago
Except it's not a Bethesda game.

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