E3 2016 – FUS-ROH-HD! Skyrim is officially being remastered for current-gen

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Even if it isn’t your favourite Elder Scrolls game, it’s hard to deny just how effective it was at rewriting that universe with dragons, Nordic influences and arrows in the knee. Bethesda’s legendary hit game hit shelves on the magical date of 2011, 11 November and in the five years since then a steady number of mods have made that dragon-slaying game look phenomenal.

If you had a PC that could run it of course. Well some of that magic is headed to console, as Bethesda announced a big remaster for Skyrim that’ll feature all-new visuals that stretch from new shaders through to dynamic new weather effects. And playable mods Don’t believe me? Here’s what it looks like in action:

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will be out later this year . Time to brush up on my dragon-speak again. Or my knee-aiming skills with a bow and arrow.

Last Updated: June 13, 2016

Darryn Bonthuys

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