“The 360, when announced was a pretty ridiculously cool device, but it is not so good anymore compared to PCs and even when it was announced PCs were still better than it. The technology was a little limiting for the size and scope of the world you could have. It mostly comes down to PCs being wide open.
Online game development is all about doing whatever you want, pushing limitations, and it’s just easier to do on an open platform. Someday, it may all change.” – The Elder Scrolls Online director speaking to Games Industry International about the possibility of a console version of the game not being possible on current generation. He is, however, hopeful for what PS4 and Xbox 720 might offer. The full interview is an informative piece. Read it here.