The 10th anniversary of Skyrim is just around the corner and Bethesda is releasing it again – this time as an anniversary edition.
This new edition includes all Creation Club content ever released, including additional quests, armor and game modes. It also comes with a new-gen patch for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S players. If that The anniversary edition was announced in August, Bethesda announced that the new generation update will be free to anyone who owns the Special Edition of Skyrim that was released during the previous generation of consoles.
However, these Special Edition players would have to pay to receive the Creation Club content. A price for this upgrade to receive the new content as well as for the actual anniversary edition has not yet been announced at this point in time. Thanks to a new FAQ on the anniversary edition published today, we know the price for both, as of. reported IGN.
“The MSRP for the Skyrim Anniversary Edition in digital storefronts will be $ 49.00 … at launch,” says the FAQ. “If you already own the Skyrim Special Edition, the MSRP for the anniversary upgrade in digital storefronts is $ 19.99 … at launch.”
Physical editions of this will be available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One systems, according to Bethesda, and prices and availability may vary from retailer to retailer. As for the new generation upgrade, Bethesda says, “The upgrade will be free and tweak the game with improved graphics, faster load times, and more.”
All trophies and achievements will also carry over from the Special Edition to the Anniversary Edition, except when upgrading from the PS4 version to the PS5 version. The anniversary edition will be published on November 11th.
For more information on Skyrim, Check out our thoughts on the original publication almost a decade ago and then read on the history of the new Skyrim releases. Check out this story over how a bee nearly ruined the beginning of Skyrim thereafter.
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