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Earlier today, Bethesda confirmed that it will charge $15 a month for The Elder Scrolls Online, but that’s in addition to the fee that gamers pay to access the Xbox Live and PlayStation Network premium services on the next-gen consoles.

The Elder Scrolls Online is due out in the first quarter of 2014 for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Both next-gen consoles currently require separate subscriptions to access any online multiplayer, and Bethesda wants to charge a subscription fee on top of that.

“[The Elder Scrolls Online] will require a subscription on all platforms,” Bethesda Softworks vice president of public relations Pete Hines told GamesBeat. “As of now, yes, you need a PlayStation Network or Xbox Live subscription to play an online game. However, this is a topic we continue to discuss with Sony and Microsoft.”

Hines didn’t elaborate on what those talks might entail.

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“If and when we have any additional news or info, we’ll be sure to let folks know,” said Hines.

Xbox Live Gold costs $10 a month or $60 for a year. PlayStation Plus is $18 for three months or $50 a year. Gamers will have to pay those fees in addition to the $15 a month to access The Elder Scrolls Online on the next-gen consoles. On PC, gamers will only have to pay the game fee.

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