This is one of the few confusing points, in that characters can live in multiple guilds… but functionally you can only group with your own faction.What a complete waste. Long-time readers will know that I am against factionalism and other things that prevent players from playing the kinds of characters they want with the people they choose. Fragmenting the playerbase is so last decade. So when games like GW2 are managing to have guilds span across servers, Zenimax can't even figure out how to get players of different factions playing together, unless it's against each other, even while paying lip service to cross-faction guilds.
~Belghast, The Dragon Knight Comes
This may not affect those who preordered. They can choose any playable race to be in any faction. But those who come along later will be shut out of that option. I'll stick with TSW; where, in contrast, player characters intermingle freely everywhere but faction HQs, and cabals are just about the last bastion of faction exclusivity.
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