Update: Bethesda announced it is extending the giveaway through the weekend.
March 25th is a very special day for Bethesda Softworks. Exactly 25 years ago on this day, the developer launched The Elder Scrolls: Arena, the first entry in
If you didn’t get a chance to play it until now for some reason you’re in luck because Bethesda is currently giving away free copies of Morrowind on PC. Even better, the version of Morrowind you can grab for free is the Game is the Game of the Year Edition, which includes both the Bloodmoon and Tribunal expansion packs.
There are a couple of little caveats to this
1. Log into your Bethesda.net account or go here to create a free account if you don’t already have one.
2. Open the launcher and click the dropdown menu found in the upper left corner of the UI. Look for the option labeled “Redeem Code” and insert the following code TES25TH-MORROWIND to receive your free copy of the game.
3. Go to the Games tab and click “My Library” in the dropdown menu to display a list of games that are tied to your Bethesda.net account. Select The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Game of the Year Edition from the list and install it whenever you’re ready to jump in.
More Special Events and Promotions for TES Fans
In addition to giving away free copies of Morrowind on PC, Bethesda is also celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Elder Scrolls with a series of streams and promotions. For example, you can save up to 50% off on TES games and expansions, as well as certain in-game items for The Elder Scrolls Online. Speaking of which, ESO will be free to play on all platforms between March 28th and April 4th. The developers will also host a couple of special events this weekend at Pax East in Boston so make sure to drop by if you’re in the area. You can view Bethesda’s full streaming and events schedule right here.
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