Bethesda Softworks Announces The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

December 13, 2010 (London, UK)— Bethesda Softworks ® , a ZeniMax ® Media company, today confirmed the upcoming release of The Elder Scrolls ® V: Skyrim TM , the next installment in the award-winning Elder Scrolls series and follow up to the 2006 Game of the Year, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion ® .

Developed by Bethesda Game Studios ® under the direction of Todd Howard, Skyrim will be released on Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation ® 3 computer entertainment system, and Games for Windows ® worldwide on November 11, 2011. Details on the game will be revealed in our exclusive cover stories in the New Year.

“It’s exciting finally to announce the game,” said Todd Howard, Game Director on Skyrim .“We’ve been working for many years on Skyrim and the technology behind it. A new Elder Scrolls game has been a long time coming, and we can’t wait to show it off.”

To view The Elder Scrolls V: Sky rim announcement trailer, please visit the official site: http://elderscrolls.com.

About Bethesda Softworks

Bethesda Softworks, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a worldwide publisher of premier interactive entertainment software. Titles featured under the Bethesda Softworks label include such blockbuster franchises as DOOM ® , QUAKE ® , The Elder Scrolls ® , Fallout ® , Wolfenstein ® and RAGE TM . Among the world’s top development studios creating titles for ZeniMax are Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, Arkane Studios, MachineGames Studios, Tango Gameworks and ZeniMax Online Studios. For more information on Bethesda Softworks’ products, visit www.bethsoft.com.

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