Skyrim Anniversary Edition will cost $49.99 to purchase new, $19.99 to upgrade

Skyrim Anniversary Edition artwork

Celebrating the 10 years since the launch of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Bethesda is releasing an Anniversary Edition of the massively popular RPG on November 11. Announced in August, this release is a bundle that contains Skyrim Special Edition plus every piece of released content from the Creation Club, which includes a massive number of quests, armor, and gameplay modes.

Bethesda today revealed pricing information of the Anniversary Edition. It comes in at $49.99 / EUR €54.99 / GBP £47.99 / AUD $79.95 / RUB 3399 with digital and physical versions available. However, anyone who already owns the Skyrim Special Edition, or subscribes to Game Pass, can purchase the digital-only Anniversary Upgrade for $19.99 / EUR €19.99 / GBP £15.99 / AUD $29.95 / RUB 1429.

Also on November 11, Bethesda is updating Skyrim Special Edition with four gameplay enhancing Creations for no extra charge. This brings in fishing, a survival mode, new goods to purchase from Khajiit Caravans, as well as the Saints & Seducers Creation that includes new quests, armor sets, weapons, and more.

The freebies don’t end there, as all Skyrim players on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S will receive a next-generation upgrade on November 11 as well. While no specifics have been shared yet, this will deliver graphics enhancements, faster loading times, and other benefits. Any earned achievements will also carry over when upgrading, but this facility won’t be available for players moving from the PlayStation 4 to the PlayStation 5.

Skyrim Anniversary Edition artwork

To summarize, the Anniversary Edition serves as a bundle to gain Skyrim, its DLC, plus all premium Creation Club content for one price. The next-gen console upgrade and the four free Creations are coming to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition via an update, and doesn’t need a purchase.