The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Available for PlayStation VR and Nintendo Switch

If you've been waiting for a reason to revisit the world of Tamriel and spend a few dozen hours jumping into snowy mountains to avoid going around them, you'll be pleased to know that Bethesda's behemoth of an RPG - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is now available not only on the Nintendo Switch, but also as a VR title for PlayStation VR. Both versions are priced at $59.99.

And regardless of whether you're interested in picking up the re-released game or are just curious to see how it works on these new and unusual consoles, you might be interested in checking out this video interview:

And then reading some tips and tricks that may help you while playing Skyrim in VR. Oh, and there's also some VR gameplay in there too:

You may also want to revisit the recently released live action trailer. And finally, here's the announcement press release with some additional details:

We’re pleased to announce that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Skyrim), winner of more than 200 Game of the Year Awards, is now available for the Nintendo Switch console and PlayStation VR. Developed by the award-winning team at Bethesda Game Studios, the legendary open-world adventure where players can be anyone and do anything is now available to play anywhere – at home in VR or on the go with Nintendo Switch. Both Skyrim VR and Skyrim on Nintendo Switch include all official add-ons – Dawnguard, Hearthfire, and Dragonborn.

Skyrim on Nintendo Switch includes the complete award winning game and all-new gameplay features, including motion controls for combat and lockpicking, and outfits and gear from The Legend of Zelda, including additional loot unlocked from compatible The Legend of Zelda amiibo. Players can take down enemies with the Master Sword, protect themselves with the Hylian Shield or look heroic in the Champion’s Tunic.

For players that want to take the Skyrim experience to the ultimate level of immersion, Skyrim VR, the first full length open-world fantasy game to launch for VR, reimagines the complete epic fantasy masterpiece with an unparalleled sense of scale, depth, and immersion for PlayStation VR. From battling ancient dragons to exploring rugged mountains, Skyrim VR brings to life a complete open world for players to experience anyway they choose. For players interested in purchasing a VR system, PlayStation VR The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR Bundle is available now for $449.99 USD, which includes the PS VR system, PlayStation Camera, two PlayStation Move controllers, and Skyrim VR.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has been rated M for mature by the ESRB and is priced at $59.99 for PlayStation VR and Nintendo Switch. For more information on Skyrim visit