Skyrim remaster is real, coming in October with full mod support

Skyrim is getting a full-fledged remaster on PS4 and Xbox One with enhanced graphics and mod support.

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Published Sun, Jun 12 2016 9:45 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

E3 2016 - Bethesda has officially confirmed the Skyrim: Special Edition remaster on PS4 and Xbox One with full mod support.

Soon console gamers will get an upgraded port of Skyrim with the amazing ability to utilize mods--and as we all know, Skyrim with mods is just absolutely incredible. New graphical upgrades include volumetric godrays, amazing new art renders and textures, dramatically improved draw distance and dynamic depth of field, screen-space reflections, and new snow shaders.

As a huge fan of Skyrim and its massive assortment of mods, I can't wait until this remaster hits. Sure it's no fun having to re-buy games we already know, but mods add a completely new dimension to the game. It's like having access to an infinite amount of DLC.

The Skyrim: Special Edition is coming to PS4 and Xbox One on October 28, 2016.

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Derek is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements. With over six years in games journalism under his belt, Derek aims to further engage the gaming sector while taking a peek under the tech that powers it. He hopes to one day explore the stars in No Man's Sky with the magic of VR.

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