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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

4.8 out of 5
90 User Ratings
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition
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About The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

About this game

Developed and published by Bethesda.

Originally released in 2011, Bethesda Game Studios' opus won over 200 Game of the Year Awards and has since been ported to nearly every platform. 

The last of your kind

In The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, you are the last Dragonborn – a mythical hero destined to slay the ancient dragons and save the world from destruction. 

It's your own journey

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim allows you to live another life in another world. Create any character you can imagine by selecting from iconic races, such as Khajiit, Argonian, and Nord, among many others! 

Aside from being able to look however you want, you'll also be able to customise combat to your style. Whether you pick up a shield and a sword or join the fight as a mage,  Skyrim gives you plenty of choices and builds to choose from. Will you step away from being a stealth archer this time? Only time will tell.

Vast lands to explore

Skyrim is an expansive open-world game with endless possibilities. Visit cities like Windhelm and Falkreath, or venture off the beaten path to discover hidden caves and ruins. From the frigid tundra of the North to the sun-scorched lands of the South, explore all of Tamriel as you seek out new adventures!

Adventures await

Solve puzzles, retrieve forgotten treasures, or simply take in the stunning scenery. No two playthroughs will be the same!

Encounter new faces, join factions, and make important choices that shape your story. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an immersive and captivating game that will transport you to another realm. So what are you waiting for? Your adventure awaits!

Special Edition

With this special edition version of the game, you'll get new quests, environments, characters, dialogue, armour, weapons, and much more! After all, with mods, the sky is the limit. 

Steam Deck

The adventuring doesn’t stop within the game. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is playable on the Steam Deck, meaning you can take your console anywhere and explore being a Dragonborn there. 

Game Details

Release Date:
October 27, 2016
Developer:
Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher:
Bethesda Softworks
Rating:
ACB rating of 15
ESRB rating of 17
PEGI rating of 18
USK rating of 16
Supported Languages:
English +
Franchises:
The Elder Scrolls
Skyrim

Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit Version)
  • Processor: Intel i5-750/AMD Phenom II X4-945
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 470 1GB /AMD HD 7870 2GB
  • Storage: 12 GB available space

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit Version)
  • Processor: Intel i5-2400/AMD FX-8320
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 780 3GB /AMD R9 290 4GB
  • Storage: 12 GB available space

Critic Reviews

8 / 10
"If you’ve never experienced Skyrim, the Special Edition is certainly an adventure you can’t afford to miss."

Attack of the Fanboy

Mike Guarino
"It’s showing its age and still suffers from the trademark Bethesda bugs, but The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition is a good enough excuse to warrant a return trip or...

GamesRadar+

Andy Hartup
GamesRadar+
"A wonderful recreation of Skyrim, which remains - despite rough edges and badly-aged elements - one of the greatest RPGs ever made."
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4.8

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Gecko_sis
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I've played around 4000 hours of this game across various platform since it's release. The story is ok but the side quests and details are where this game shines. This game is famous for it's active modding scene so it's nearly impossible to get bored of it!
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Cybernekos
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One of my favorite games of all time always come back to it and play it even better with the mods you can get for it. Its so fun just to expore and look around I so many hours in the base game before switching to the Special Edition so would recommend to anyone who has let to have played it let.
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Jeff
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Its Skyrim, its a classic. You know what you're getting at this point.
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Fanatical User
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My favorite game of all time! This game still stands the test of time, especially the unlimted amount of mods this game has! Its a must buy!
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Nickel
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Classic and very cool game, with a massive modding community
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V1T4MiN
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It's Skyrim...... I can't think of how else to describe it!
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Never played Skyrim until now and its like a breath of fresh air, I'm in love.

Zatch
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Okay so I have never played Skyrim until now and WOW I fell in love with it an regret not buying it sooner. It is the best game iv bought in a long time its eaten my entire week the amount of replay ability I noticed right out of the gate an finding my first few optional quests got me already thinking ahead for later playthrough set-ups this game has melted my mind, I feel like iv rediscovered my love for open world RPG games with Skyrim.
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Fanatical User
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Well if you dont know Skyrim, you are doing game wrong. It is the 5th entry of the Elder Scrolls saga and, even though the purist may say its the worst, it became one of the most successful games ever. And it surely deserves it. Once tou end the tutorial, you are frees on the realms of skyrim, an inmense region to explore and to do, absolutely, whatever you want. With every single expansion, the game became bigger and added more and more activities to do. I lobe Skyrim and I always will
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