Released in November 2021 on PlayStation and Xbox consoles, The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim Anniversary Edition has yet to appear in the Nintendo Switch catalog. Bethesda has yet to announce anything official about the arrival of this latest version on the hybrid platform, but a listing last May showed the existence of an imminent port.
We won’t have to wait long for news in a good and proper way: a very recent classification on the PEGI website suggests that a formalization by an American publisher is planned in the near future.
Skyrim is preparing its return to the Nintendo Switch
It is the well-known organization of French players PEGI, responsible for evaluating games before their release in Europe, that we owe this discovery, which was reported by the VideoGamesChronicles website. This is the second time the game has been seen in such a database: in May last year, the Switch version of Skyrim Anniversary Edition first appeared on the site of the Taiwanese counterpart PEGI.
A reminder for those who missed the release of this 100th port of the snowy lands RPG: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Anniversary Edition is a new deluxe edition that includes all of the contents of the previous 2016 Special Edition, but this time with more of it. from several hundred mods from the Creation Club. A clever way to repackage and resell a game that has already sold several million copies, tapping into the creativity of so many fans who still haven’t let go of the world of Tamriel, in short. Logically, the three content expansions Dragonborn, Dawnguard and Hearthfire will also be included.
A little anecdote: this is the fourth version of the game since it was released on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC in 2011. It was followed in 2013 by the Legendary Edition, still on the same generation of consoles, then the Special Edition on the same generation of consoles. PS4, XONE in 2016, a few years later on Switch, and finally a VR version in 2017.