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#ESO #MillionReasonsToPlay Community Program

Shares One Million More Reasons to Play

December 3, 2015 (Rockville, MD) – Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, announced that it will be giving away $1 million (USD)* to one lucky player of its award-winning multiplayer roleplaying game, The Elder Scrolls® Online: Tamriel Unlimited, in a sweepstakes beginning today. The sweepstakes extends the game’s popular “Million Reasons to Play” campaign, which asks the community to share their favorite elements of the game on social media.

“After kicking off our #MillionReasonsToPlay campaign in October, we’ve been overwhelmed at the response from fans,” said Matt Firor, game director of The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited. “It’s so inspiring to see fans share - with us and the community - their favorite reasons for playing. We’re excited to now share something with one of them!”

To enter the sweepstakes entrants access the website at and complete the entry form by Sunday, January 10, 2016. After completing the form, entrants will need to log into their The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited accounts and play the game during the sweepstakes period (December 3, 2015 to January 10, 2016) for a chance to win. A no purchase necessary mail-in entry form is also available at:

In addition to awarding the $1 million to one grand prize winner, Bethesda is also giving away a total of 3,000,000 Crowns (in-game currency) to 1,000 second prize winners. On Monday, February 1, 2016 the grand and second prize winners will be randomly selected from all eligible* entries. For complete official rules, eligibility details, and additional information visit:

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited has been rated M for Mature by the ESRB. For more information please visit

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Open to legal residents of (i) the United States, District of Columbia, (excluding residents of Florida, New York, and Rhode Island, and US territories and military installations), (ii) Canada (excluding Province of Quebec), (iii) Finland, (iv) France, (v) Germany, (vi) Mexico, (vii) Norway, (viii) Russia, (ix) Switzerland, or (x) the United Kingdom. Must be at least 18 years old, or the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence, whichever is older, to enter. Void where prohibited. $1 million (USD) will be paid to sweepstakes grand prize winner as a fixed 20-year annuity payment of $50,000 per year.

About ZeniMax Media Inc.

ZeniMax Media is a privately owned media organization headquartered outside Washington DC with international publishing offices in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Eindhoven, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Sydney. Through its subsidiaries, ZeniMax Media creates and publishes original interactive entertainment content for consoles, the PC, and handheld/wireless devices. ZeniMax Media divisions include Bethesda Softworks, Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, Arkane Studios, Tango Gameworks, MachineGames, Battlecry Studios, ZeniMax Online Studios, ZeniMax Europe Ltd., ZeniMax Asia K.K., ZeniMax Asia Pacific Limited, and ZeniMax Australia Pty Ltd. For more information on ZeniMax Media, visit

About Bethesda Softworks

Bethesda Softworks, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Titles featured under the Bethesda label include such blockbuster franchises as The Elder Scrolls®, DOOM®, QUAKE®, Fallout®, Wolfenstein®, Dishonored®, The Evil Within™, and RAGE®. For more information on Bethesda Softworks’ products, visit