Bethesda Unveils Legendary Skyrim Compilation

Bethesda Unveils Legendary Skyrim Compilation

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Haven't yet purchased The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim? You lucked out slowpoke. Wait a few weeks and you'll be able to own the whole magilla for one low price.

Clear introduction to an article covering the newly-announced Legendary Edition of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, or a shallow excuse to get paid for using the word "magilla?" Does it really matter?

On to business: This morning, Bethesda Softworks issued a press release that serves as the first official confirmation and announcement of the upcoming The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition. We've known of this compilation for a while, but today marks the first time Bethesda would admit to its existence. As you'd expect from such a grand title, the Legendary Edition is the final compilation of all content Bethesda has created for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

And, if recent comments are to be believed, it's also a compilation of all the content Bethesda will ever create for Skyrim. Like I said, magilla.

So, what are you getting in this package? Once again, say it with me, magilla!

For $60, regardless of whether you prefer the Xbox 360, PC or PlayStation 3 platform, you'll gain the original release of Skyrim, its three DLC expansions (Dawnguard, Hearthfire and Dragonborn) and all of the minor additions Bethesda has released as extra content in the game's various patches. Or, as Bethesda's official announcement puts it, "added features like combat cameras, mounted combat, Legendary difficulty mode for hardcore players, and Legendary skills."

If your interest is suddenly piqued, you will be sad to know that you're in for a bit of a wait. According to Bethesda, the Legendary Edition hits retail in North America on June 4. Those of you who live in Europe and Australia will have a slightly longer wait: June 7, to be exact.

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Hehe, I was actually thinking about this a couple days ago. I knew it should be coming soon and here it is. :D

Well I suppose it would be as good a time as ever. Even though I don't have a PC yet.

Well, there goes my summer. I've been waiting for this, considering I'll have to get the 360 version, and I don't have internet access for it.

I am still kind of bummed it's not called the "Game of the Year Edition". Way to break tradition, Beth! :(

I used to want this game but then I took an arrow to the knee!! Haha yes! What you gonna do about it?

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Able Seacat:
I used to want this game but then I took an arrow to the knee!! Haha yes! What you gonna do about it?

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Don't push them, they're crazy man, they'll do it! They'll pull the trigger.

OT: I've already got Skyrim and Dawnguard, would I be better off digitally downloading the other packs or buying this? I can't remember how much it'll cost off the top of my head...

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Owned...

Anyways, I know better now than to buy a new Bethesda game when it comes out. Like with Oblivion, FO3, and NV, I wait until the GotY edition comes out, or in this case, Legendary.

It look like my paitence had been paid off althought my reason for not buying it on launch day was due to having other games to finish off first but once that was done, I decided to wait for something like this to be announced.

Jim Sterling has once again been proven right. The companies have trained me to wait for this. I've waited for almost every game in the last two years (except those that will be rare ie. Xenoblade) and always gotten most or all the content for a fraction of the cost.

So, Dragonborn, Dawnguard and Hearthfire? That's it?

I was hoping for a less boring enemy roster. I loved the quirky enemies like Clannfears and Kagouti. It's good to see that stuff like Dreughs and Daedroths at least seem to be making a reappearance in TES: Online.

That isn't to say Gargoyles, Lurkers and Seekers are boring. They certainly aren't!

I always dreamed of a highres Alit/Kagouti/Guar...

Well this is excellent! I've been needing to pick me up some serious Skyrim ever since it came out. I was saving it for the winter break, which starts just a little after the 7th! I hope it's on steam;)

Sounds nice.

But I doubt I'll be dropping any more money into it, given how the PS3 version is shit and my PC version has mods out the ass.

Well, I STILL haven't gotten this for the PC as of yet. So, I'll be looking forward to this. I've got time to save up the cash too!

Can't find a source link, will this be 35 on Steam? Same as the main game was back when it first released.

As it stands it might be worth waiting for the possible summer sale on the game plus it's DLC. I have a feeling it'll work out cheaper.

I'll wait until I'm reasonably sure it's going to run on PS3.
GotY versions of Beth games seem to compound the already irritating issues present.

Long have you hunted me.

Long have I eluded you.

No more.

Shuu:
Well this is excellent! I've been needing to pick me up some serious Skyrim ever since it came out. I was saving it for the winter break, which starts just a little after the 7th! I hope it's on steam;)

It's Steam activated. You can't play it on PC without Steam.

Meh, I only have 1 DLC left to get and I can wait to see if it pops up on the next sale.

Ok, now to wait for steam sales (or something)

Yes, I'll wait for it as long as it takes.

Maybe I'll get a better PC by then.

Fucking finally

I bought Skyrim when it came out, played it for about a dozen hours and uninstalled it in disgust, I promised myself I wouldn't touch it again until it had been fixed.

Now that the definitive version will be out soon, it probably won't take long before the point is reached where the modding scene will have made this embarrassing turd playable.

But will it actually run on PS3? I still don't think I'll get this, I had my fun with Skyrim but now everytime I look at it I feel burnt out. And I only played 70 hours!

Able Seacat:
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MODS = GODS?

I will probably be picking this up if I ever get through vanilla. I do not remember a single new RPG I've liked as much as Morrowind.

Earnest Cavalli:
Those of you who live in Europe and Australia will have a slightly longer wait: June 7, to be exact.

June 7th? You little ripper! That's my birthday!

Gotta love how the universe works some times eh?

This is how I buy all my games now, just a matter of patience (and a library of unplayed games to keep me occupied in the meantime).

Will still wait to see how it performs on PS3 before I decide which version to get.

bringer of illumination:
Fucking finally

I bought Skyrim when it came out, played it for about a dozen hours and uninstalled it in disgust, I promised myself I wouldn't touch it again until it had been fixed.

Now that the definitive version will be out soon, it probably won't take long before the point is reached where the modding scene will have made this embarrassing turd playable.

It's already playable on the PC. The modding community has already fixed the vanilla game, as well as all of the released DLC with the Unofficial Patches.

They had to wait for the tool kit to fix the vanilla game, but they fixed the DLC almost as soon as each one was released.

While I am sad panda for there not being further official content added to Skyrim, this means I will finally be able to start my all-mods-in-fully-customized 2nd playthrough.

Fortunately with the great modding tools user made mods are often just as good or even surpass official mods. I've been playing the Midas Magic Oblivion mod lately, and it's seriously impressive. It's freaking fantastic that I'm still finding new content and still playing my 7 year old game. Not to mention Nehrim and SureAI's next Skyrim based project I am really looking forward to. Construction Set and modders simply rock.

Tanis:
Sounds nice.
But I doubt I'll be dropping any more money into it, given how the PS3 version is shit and my PC version has mods out the ass.

I loled.

 

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