Skyrim Special Edition Has Just Gone Gold, System Requirements Also Revealed

Bethesda Softworks has announced that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Special Edition has just gone gold ahead of the game’s launch in a few weeks.

This news comes courtesy of an official post on the Bethesda website, in which the developers made the announcement. In celebration, the studio even posted a picture of retail copies of the game lined up against a real world replica of Alduin’s Wall.

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The developers also released the System Requirements for the game on PC:

Minimum:
Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit Version)
Intel i5-750/AMD Phenom II X4-945.
8GB of ram.
12 GB free HDD space
NVIDIA GTX 470 1GB /AMD HD 7870 2GB

Recommended:
Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit Version)
Intel i5-2400/AMD FX-8320.
8GB of ram.
12 GB free HDD space
NVIDIA GTX 780 3GB /AMD R9 290 4GB

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As well as the Storage Requirements on consoles:

PS4:
20 GB (North America)
33 GB (Europe)

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

For those who may not know what going gold means, it’s basically when development on a game has been completed ahead of schedule and the discs are ready for mass production.

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Skyrim Special Edition isn’t the first game to go gold recently either, as both Gears Of War 4 and Titanfall 2 have also gone gold during the previous month of September.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Special Edition is set for release on 28th October, 2016, for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and the PC. You can also check out some screenshots of the game in native 4K on the PlayStation Pro here.