A few months ago during the E3 2016, Bethesda announced remastered edition of its one of the most famous game, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, known as the Skyrim Special Edition. Originally, the game was released five years ago, back in 2011 and turned out to be the best RPG from the studio.

The release of the remastered is almost near and a few hours ago, the developer studio Bethesda announced that the Skyrim Special Edition has gone gold (enters the phase of shipment), and also revealed the system requirements for the game. According to the studio, the remaster includes all the DLCs, mod support on consoles, volumetric lighting (“Gold Rays“) and dynamic depth of field.

Check out the system requirements below;


OS: 64-bit Windows 7, 8.1 or 10
Processor: Intel i5-750 or AMD Phenom II X4-945
Memory: 8GB
Hard disk space: 12 GB
Video Card: NVIDIA GTX 470 1GB or AMD HD 7870 2GB


OS: 64-bit Windows 7, 8.1 or 10
Processor: Intel i5-2400 or AMD FX-8320
Memory: 8GB
Hard disk space: 12 GB
Video Card: NVIDIA GTX 780 3GB or AMD R9 290 4GB

Console Storage Needs

PlaStation 4
20 GB (North America)
33 GB (Europe)

Xbox One
17 GB (North America)
25 GB (Europe)

Besides the system specs, Bethesda also revealed the Live Action trailer of Skyrim Special Edition which gives us “goosebumps and countless Skyrim memories” according to the studio. Check out the trailer below;

Skyrim Special Edition will release on Friday, October 28th for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The special edition is free for those PC gamers who owns the original game on Steam, whereas the game is available for pre-order in stores and digitally for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Steam. I was also announced the game will be getting an enhanced version for the upcoming PS4 Pro, running at a native 4K resolution. Stay tuned for more updates!

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