The famous RPG The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim turns 10 this year. During QuakeCon 2021, Bethesda announced the Skyrim Anniversary Edition for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation consoles, as well as an upcoming update for new consoles.
This edition contains the Skyrim Special Edition and over 500 portions of additional content from the Creation Club, which is Bethesda's microtransaction store containing carefully curated mods from developers and fans. The included Creation Club content will bring new quests, dungeons, bosses, weapons, spells, and more. Like add-ons from Bethesda itself, Creation Club content is considered an official add-on and includes achievements, unlike regular mods.
As a bonus, Bethesda will also provide all current Skyrim Special Edition owners and Game Pass subscribers with the Fishing, Survival Mode, and Saints and Seducers mods from the Creation Club for free.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Anniversary Edition will be released on November 11, exactly 10 years after the original game was released, on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. The developers call the edition “the most definitive version of Skyrim to date. ". Special Edition owners (and Xbox Game Pass subscribers) will have the option to purchase an upgrade to the new package when it becomes available.
Bethesda also plans to roll out the next-gen console update for Skyrim Special Edition for free on the same day, November 11th.