The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

System
  • Nintendo Switch
Release date
  • 17 November, 2017
Supported Play Styles

TV mode

Tabletop mode

Handheld mode

Number of players
  • Single player
Age rating
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Genre
  • Action
    Roleplaying
Amiibo functionality
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Publisher
  • Bethesda Softworks
Developer
  • Bethesda Game Studios
Distributor
  • Bergsala
  • 2011-2017 Bethesda Softworks LLC, a ZeniMax Media company.
Winner of more than 200 Game of the Year Awards, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim® on Nintendo Switch lets you live another life, in another world…anytime, anywhere.

The open-world adventure from Bethesda Game Studios® where you can be anyone and do anything, now allows you to go anywhere – at home or on the go. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim® for Nintendo Switch includes all-new exclusive features like motion control for combat and lockpicking, outfits and gear from The Legend of Zelda franchise, and amiibo (sold separately) compatibility.

From battling ancient dragons, exploring rugged mountains, building a home, or mastering hundreds of weapons, spells and abilities, set your own pace in a world that alters dynamically based on your choices. Play any way you want and define your character through your actions.

An ancient evil awakens

Dragons, long lost to the passages of the Elder Scrolls, have returned, and the future of Skyrim hangs in the balance. As Dragonborn, the prophesied hero born with the power of The Voice, you are the only one who can stand against them.

An open-world fantasy epic

Create your own custom character and do virtually anything you want. Choose from hundreds of weapons, spells and abilities, and use all-new motion controls exclusive to the Nintendo Switch version to battle with melee weapons, aim your bow, or pick locks.

Become legendary

Use items and attire from The Legend of Zelda on your quest! Take down enemies with the Master Sword, protect yourself with the Hylian Shield or look heroic in the Champion’s Tunic. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim® for Nintendo Switch also includes all official add-ons – Dawnguard, Hearthfire, and Dragonborn.

Gain gear with amiibo

You can tap compatible The Legend of Zelda character amiibo (sold separately) once daily for the chance to gain gear inspired by the series*! You can also tap other compatible amiibo to receive a chest of loot, exclusive to the Nintendo Switch version of the game.

Live another life, in another world…anytime, anywhere in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim® on Nintendo Switch.

Please note: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Nintendo Switch Game Card version includes English voiceover only. If your system language is set to French, German, Italian, Spanish or Russian, you will be prompted to download an optional language pack, which includes voiceover. To download this content, additional storage may be required. If you don’t have enough system storage in the Nintendo Switch console, please use a compatible microSD card (for more information, visit our Support section).

*These items can also be acquired without amiibo as you progress through the game.


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