In celebration of the 5th anniversary of Bethesda Softworks’ epic game Skyrim, they are going to release “Skyrim Special Edition”. It’s been revealed that “Skyrim Special Edition” will have several new features to make the 5th game of the ”Elder scrolls” series “feel new again”. It has been a few years since the game has been released and numerous mods were enough to keep fans entertained but now Bethesda has decided to make things more interesting by released the “Skyrim Special Edition”.
Based on a statement Bethesda made on Steam Community the official release date of “Skyrim Special Edition” will be on October 28, 2016. To receive a free copy of “Skyrim Special Edition” players must have a copy of the main game, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and all three DLCs, namely Dawnguard, Hearthfire and Dragonborn. For those who do not have these requirements, they will have to purchase the game.
To become eligible for a free copy of “Skyrim Special Edition,” players should own the main game and three DLCs on Steam on or before October 28. A recent update also stated that players who own the “Skyrim Legendary Edition” will also get “Skyrim Special Edition” for free.
The minimum PC system requirements to play “Skyrim Special Edition” include Windows 7/8.1.10 (64-bit version), 8GB of RAM, Intel i5-750/AMD Phenom II X4-945, 12GB free HDD space and NVIDIA GTX 470 1GB/AMD HD7870 2GB.
The game will require 20GB (North America) and 33GB (Europe) of PlayStation 4 storage space, respectively. On the Xbox One, 17GB (North America) and 25GB (Europe) of console storage space is required, respectively.