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.


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

Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit Version)
Intel i5-750/AMD Phenom II X4-945.
8GB of ram.
12 GB free HDD space

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


As well as the Storage Requirements on consoles:

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.


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.

Skyrim: Special Edition Will Not Allow Data Transfers To PS4 and Xbox One

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.

Huzaifah Durrani

Writer at GearNuke. Spends his days reading Deadpool comics and obsessing over the Elder Scrolls franchise.

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