Earlier today, Bethesda announced that the Skyrim remaster, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition, has gone gold, completing its production period. Confirmed at Bethesda’s press conference earlier this year at E3, the game is ready to be shipped out to retailers.

This is great news, as the release has been awaited by fans who are looking forward to jumping back into the land of Skyrim, albeit on higher-tech systems. The new release features completely overhauled visuals, along with all of three DLC packs from the get go. Of course, full support of mods also is featured, combining for the ultimate Skyrim Experience.


Along with the production announcement, the team also shared the file size for Xbox One, coming in at a reasonable 17 GB. This shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise, as the original version for Xbox 360 came in at roughly 5.3 GB, with all of the DLC added. Bethesda was able to do wonders with compressing files before, and it looks like with the remaster they managed to do it again.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition releases worldwide October 28.