The Federation of German Elder scrolls online gold Consumer Association ( vzbv ) has ” consumer rights in the digital world ” the game maker ZeniMax warned the project because of its subscription practices in The Elder Scrolls Online . The stumbling block was that on the website for the game promised a 30 -day free access to it but a paid subscription is tied , because the buyers of the online role-playing game have to enter in the account creation payment data , around 30 days ever, cheap eso gold can use them.
In the press release it says: . “To report players that about the credit card or Paypal account would be examined by a charge for the subscription immediately – and only then the amount will credited back but this done not always timely, so the complaints In . some payment methods like Paysafecard , Giropay or game time card is the reversal not even possible . fact, a limited only to 30 days free of charge during these payment methods is then completely denied . For the project ‘ consumer rights in the digital world ‘ is a clear breach of competition law . For project is to note before buying the game on a 30-day free game time misleading. because consumers close the contract in the belief that they can use the game to start in each case for 30 days. , the project has the player manufacturer ZeniMax therefore asked issue a penalty clause statement until April 24, 2014 and will no longer apply to the game in this form. Whoever offers 30 days of free access, no subscription must hide it in advance and forcing consumers to data publication and payment. ”
According to the Federation , players feel cheated : ” In the forums of the game manufacturer they speak of ‘ confidence trick ‘, ‘ Zwangsabo ‘ and ‘ money driving ‘ The hidden subscription is not a nice piece of skill by ZeniMax Because for many players the 30 day test matches were a bonus . . who spend around 80 euros for the game. was only then decide many online role players, whether it is worthwhile to take out a subscription . “