Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

How to play Skyrim: Very Special Edition on Alexa devices

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Kayla Schwartz | 11 June, 2018, 19:29

Earlier today, Bethesda revealed the latest Elder Scrolls V spinoff titled Skyrim Very Special Edition. Apparently, the concept was more than just a skit though... It was pretty amusing, partly because everyone loves to joke about Bethesda continuing to find new platforms to bring Skyrim to and new ways to re-release the seven-year old game.

The description for the app details that it is "the version of Skyrim you never saw coming" and that it has "finally arrived on the platform you never asked for".

An Etch-a-Sketch
An Etch-a-Sketch

It's becoming a bit of a running gag that Bethesda will put Skyrim on anything as it continues to milk the popular game for all it's worth. You can also go to the product page and enable it on your Alexa devices. First you have to download the Skill, which is available from this link. Specifically, the app includes the ability to "quest and explore the dungeons of Skyrim", "master your weapons, spells and shouts", and you can even "guard your knees against arrows". At least for now...

E3 2018 coverage at Giant Bomb: Still more commentary and news from E3, from our colleagues at Giant Bomb. Skyrim: Very Special Edition is basically a choose your own adventure game set in Skyrim.

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