Skyrim - Nintendo Switch

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  • foster2007 1 Mar 2017 11:23:44 229 posts
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    Think it might be worth posting a thread for this. Who is going to purchase this?

    Bethesda have came out and said they can't confirm what version of the game it will be.
    Would be interesting if it came with content not found on other platforms which Nintendo may have paid for.
  • Armoured_Bear 1 Mar 2017 11:28:10 20,670 posts
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    I have it on PC so have no interest, I wouldn't expect any decent exclusive content, it'll probably be the standard version.
    Probs only of interest to those who want portable Skyrim.
  • Matt36 1 Mar 2017 11:35:20 2,055 posts
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    I have it 5 times. Had it been a launch game, I probs would have got it, but being made till Oct or whenever for it has put me off. I want an ES6 announcement by then!

    So, no. Not right away at least.
  • DFawkes Friendliest Forumite, 2016 1 Mar 2017 11:41:58 31,575 posts
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    I'll probably have it at launch. The thought of playing it on a portable console is enough for me, and was one of the selling points for the Switch for me (though not the main one). I do have it on PC but frankly it's getting on a bit, meaning it's a bit too choppy to enjoy. It's probably borderline weaker than the Switch just now :p

    The footage they released in the announcement video featured foliage from the enhanced edition (someone did screenshot comparisons on Reddit and it was clear as day), but it's likely that was just the target at the time so I'd be surprised if that ends up being the case for the full game.
  • b0rk 1 Mar 2017 11:46:03 7,458 posts
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    I've put so many hours into Skyrim I'm not sure I'd be willing to play it again. It should run ok on the Switch. I mean it ran sort of ok on the 360 and the Switch has more GPU power than the 360, right?
  • BigOrkWaaagh 1 Mar 2017 11:46:11 6,942 posts
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    Probably not me. I had my fun with it on PC, don't really feel the need to play it again.
  • Singularity 1 Mar 2017 11:54:35 2,676 posts
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    I definitely will. I had the standard version on PS3, so I'd really like it to include the DLCs which I never played.
  • the_milkybar_kid 1 Mar 2017 11:55:40 6,175 posts
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    Suffered through it on PS3, playing again now with the SE on PC. Couldn't justify it again.
  • rice_sandwich 1 Mar 2017 11:56:07 3,437 posts
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    I have it on PC but it's not the type of game I feel like sitting in front of a PC with, so I might consider getting it on Switch at some point.
  • samharper 1 Mar 2017 12:01:00 906 posts
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    Only if it launches for £15-20, otherwise no way. It'll be 6 years old when it releases.
  • Kay 1 Mar 2017 12:13:44 19,413 posts
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    Why would I bother with Skyrim, when I can play Zelda on the same console?
  • richarddavies 1 Mar 2017 12:16:38 6,045 posts
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    Kay wrote:
    Why would I bother with Skyrim, when I can play Zelda on the same console?
    We'll I suppose if your in some kind of situation where you can only buy one game in the next year I suppose?........
  • BigOrkWaaagh 1 Mar 2017 12:18:21 6,942 posts
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    richarddavies wrote:
    Kay wrote:
    Why would I bother with Skyrim, when I can play Zelda on the same console?
    We'll I suppose if your in some kind of situation where you can only buy one game in the next year I suppose?........
    Well then why wouldn't you buy Zelda?
  • RyanDS 1 Mar 2017 12:58:40 11,670 posts
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    It is the reason I am buying a switch. For years I have wanted Oblivion on my Vita, the fact Nintendo are making their first sensible decision in 20 years by letting me have an Elder Scrolls on my commute means I have to put my money where my mouth is.
  • foster2007 1 Mar 2017 13:01:12 229 posts
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    BigOrkWaaagh wrote:
    richarddavies wrote:
    Kay wrote:
    Why would I bother with Skyrim, when I can play Zelda on the same console?
    We'll I suppose if your in some kind of situation where you can only buy one game in the next year I suppose?........
    Well then why wouldn't you buy Zelda?
    Skyrim has a more realistic aesthetic, I definitely prefer the visuals of Elder Scrolls to Zelda, also mods.
  • Baihu1983 1 Mar 2017 13:01:55 9,463 posts
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    The fact they can't talk about it should tell us is most likely the 360/ps3 version
  • Phattso 1 Mar 2017 13:02:16 22,110 posts
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    I wouldn't get your hopes up for mods, dude. At all.
  • Wayne 1 Mar 2017 13:03:43 2,188 posts
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    I'm probably in the minority, but I just didn't find Skyrim to have much replayability. :(
  • foster2007 1 Mar 2017 13:05:00 229 posts
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  • foster2007 12 Jun 2017 09:49:29 229 posts
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    Looks like this will have amiibo support. Really didn't want to start collecting them...
  • DFawkes Friendliest Forumite, 2016 12 Jun 2017 10:12:19 31,575 posts
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    I know it was always likely, but I'm glad they've confirmed the Dawnguard, Hearthfire, and Dragonborn expansions are all included. Motion controls are nice as an optional thing you'll probably use once then never ever use again :p

    Amiibo support isn't something I expected and I'm not sure I'd bother, much as I didn't with Breath of the Wild despite already owning some, as it felt like cheating to me.
  • Deleted user 12 June 2017 10:13:10
    so i am buying skyrim again then :(
  • JoelStinty 12 Jun 2017 10:14:45 5,905 posts
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    Tempted to pick it up and try it again. I got 50 hours in last time (And first time) and got burnt out on it pretty quickly. Portable play might keep me at it this time.
  • THFourteen 12 Jun 2017 10:15:08 46,483 posts
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    It's nice to have it available but depends when it comes out as to whether i'll buy it, already played it on the PC years ago, and the characters and storylines are so wooden i'm not sure there's any attraction to play it again.

    Xenoblade 2, Dragon Quest, Fire Emblem, Zelda (not played yet), all trump this for me
  • Zerobob 12 Jun 2017 10:16:26 1,997 posts
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    I'll be purchasing Skyrim on Switch, but only when it drops to a reasonable price, say below £30. It's a 6 year old game after all.

    I've played Skyrim through 3 times on X360, but never played any of the DLC, so I suppose that's a reason to play through again, as well as the novelty value of Skyrim-on-the-go.
  • brigadier 12 Jun 2017 10:21:34 983 posts
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    I'm up for another go. I never did give it a full play through back on 360. Price has to be right though. Sub £30 for me.
  • rice_sandwich 12 Jun 2017 10:29:34 3,437 posts
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    Zelda ruined Skyrim for me. Won't be getting it.
  • GuybrushThreepwood 12 Jun 2017 10:49:32 1,383 posts
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    Doubt I'll get this again. A couple of hundred hours when it was on pc probably is enough for one lifetime.
  • You-can-call-me-kal 12 Jun 2017 10:50:57 9,904 posts
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    Not really up for this again. Enjoyed it hugely at the time and played it through with two or three different builds, but I can't see myself enjoying it having played Zelda through.
  • erichiggins-freese 22 Sep 2017 17:11:00 7 posts
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    I am ...tripple... dipping (I think it will be the third time I have bought it). I love the game and I will really enjoy being able to carry it with me.
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