The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Platform(s): Board Game, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: RPG/Action
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Developer: Bethesda
Release Date: Oct. 28, 2016

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'Skyrim Special Edition' (ALL) Free This Weekend On Xbox One And PC

by Rainier on Sept. 7, 2017 @ 3:52 p.m. PDT

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim re-imagines the open-world fantasy RPG epic, bringing to life a complete virtual world for you to explore any way you choose.

Skyrim Special Edition brings the epic fantasy to life in stunning detail. The Special Edition includes the critically acclaimed game and add-ons with all-new features like remastered art and effects, volumetric god rays, dynamic depth of field, screen-space reflections, and more.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition brings all the classic game’s legacy of content back to life in stunning detail on Xbox One. And this weekend Xbox Live Gold members can venture to the frozen north for free to play this classic game once again.

Starting Thursday, September 7 at 12:01 a.m. PDT and running through to Sunday, September 10 at 11:59 p.m. PDT, Xbox Live Gold Members can adventure through the land of Skyrim, embark on countless quests, and establish their legacy as the Dragonborn in this great chapter in the ever-growing Elder Scrolls saga.

As a bonus, Skyrim: Special Edition will be 50% off from September 7 to September 18 making it the best time yet to play. And should you decide to return to Skyrim after Free Play Days ends, all your earned achievements and saved game progress will be there when you return.

Fans interested in the PC version can head over to Steam and play The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition for FREE starting now through Sunday at 1PM Pacific Time.

If you already have Steam installed, click here to install or play The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition. If you don't have Steam, you can download it here.

Skyrim Special Edition also brings the full power of PC mods to consoles.  New quests, environments, characters, dialogue, armor, weapons and more – with Mods, there are no limits to what you can experience.

Like Fallout 4, you can browse and search for the latest and greatest Skyrim Mods, choose your favorites, post feedback, and install them – all from within the game. Simply select Mods from the Skyrim main menu, and start browsing. You can also browse through Skyrim mods online on

And that’s not all. If you own the PC version of Skyrim and all its add-ons – Dawnguard, Hearthfire and Dragonborn – on Steam, you’ll get a free upgrade to Skyrim Special Edition when it releases on October 28. The same applies to anyone who owns the Legendary Edition on Steam.

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