Bethesda Softworks and Zenimax Media today announced the official date for the console release of The Elder Scrolls Online alongside details of transition to a subscription free, buy-to-play revenue model with The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited.
Beginning on March 17th The Elder Scrolls Online will be made buy-to-play for all current and new players enjoying the online Tamriel experience on the PC and Mac platforms. Following that, on June 9th, The Elder Scrolls: Tamriel Unlimited will be released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles without subscription fees.
The buy-to-play launch will be accompanied by an optional new payment model in the form of ESO plus. For a regular monthly fee players can subscribe to the ESO experience with several in-game perks including monthly premium currency, access to all DLC game packs and other yet to be announced exclusive in-game benefits.
Source: Press Release