How to link Elder Scrolls Online account to Steam account

link elder scrolls online account to steam account

Today, we will be showing you how to link Elder Scrolls Online account to your Steam account.

Steam is the ultimate online gaming platform which allows users to purchase and play games without hassles. On the other hand, Elder Scrolls Online can be purchased and played via Steam or as a stand-alone application.

If you purchased your current ESO version on Steam and want to link your ESO account with your Steam account, you can easily do this by launching the game from Steam.

However, if you did not purchase ESO through Stream, you need to purchase a new copy of the game on the Steam platform before you proceed.

How to link Elder Scrolls Online account to Steam account

Before you initiate the linking process, you need to check the Steam version of your ESO game. Follow these steps to check your ESO Steam version:

  1. Launch Steam and then login using your Steam account details.
  2. Click the Library menu.
  3. Locate and then right-click on Elder Scrolls Online.
  4. Now, select Properties.
  5. Again, select the Local Files tab and check for the Current Content Build ID (located at the bottom).
  • If the current version is not “1380321” or greater, you need to reinstall ESO.
  • If the current version is “1380321” or greater you can proceed to link your ESO and Steam accounts in game.

How to reinstall ESO Steam version

If your ESO version on Steam is not “1380321” or greater, reinstalling ESO on steam is the ideal procedure to do.

Here’s how to reinstall ESO on Steam:

  1. Launch Steam and then login using your Steam account details.
  2. Click the Library menu.
  3. Locate and then right-click on Elder Scrolls Online.
  4. Select the Delete Local Content option to uninstall your outdated ESO version on Steam
  5. Now, reinstall ESO game afresh from the Steam Library.

Afterwards, you can now proceed to link your ESO account with Steam.

How to Link your ESO and Steam accounts

Before you proceed, ensure you have the correct Steam version. If not, you should update the gaming platform. In addition, you should also temporarily disable your antivirus program to prevent conflicts during the linking process.

Follow these steps to link your ESO and Steam accounts together:

  1. Launch Steam and then navigate to the Steam Library.
  2. Now, select Elder Scrolls Online and click on Play.
  3. From the login screen, select the “I have an existing PC/Mac Elder Scrolls Online account” menu.
  4. Now, enter your ESO User ID and password to Login.
  5. On the link confirmation window, select Accept.
  6. Voila! Your Steam account is now linked with your ESO account.

Note: you can only link one ESO account to your Steam account.

Finally, you should be able to launch ESO game from your Steam Library without issues. Share your Steam gaming experience with us by dropping a comment below.

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