The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Special Edition is an upcoming remaster and enhanced version of the venerable Bethesda RPG slated for release across consoles and PC in Fall 2016.
Enhancements and Additions
The Special Edition of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will provide players with a bunch of enhancements, tweaks, and features. Below is a list of new features that are expected to be in the remastered version:
- Remastered art and effects
- Volumetric God Rays
- Dynamic depth of field
- Screen-space reflections
- New snow shaders
- New water shaders
- Mod support for consoles (Xbox One Only)
- Includes all downloadable content
- Will be running an a 64 bit engine (PC)
Skyrim Special Edition will support mods for Xbox and PS4. A teaser at the E3 2016 press conference revealed a mod interface similar in design to that deployed in Fallout 4’s console mod edition, including push-button implementation and a star-based rating system.