One of the main things that Bethesda wants to convey with Elder Scrolls Online is that you’re still a one-man badass wrecking crew, so with the upcoming MMO, they’ve said the main story is going to be a solo affair. So no grouping with other losers to squabble over loot— it’s still going to be you versus a dragon or whatnot.
When Elder Scrolls: Skyrim came out, many began wondering when or if Bethesda would actually come out with an Elder Scrolls MMO. Next year, friend. Today, Bethesda announced that Elder Scrolls Online would be coming out some time in 2013.