Bethesda Softworks Announces The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

By Bethesda Softworks, PRNE
Sunday, December 12, 2010

Highly Anticipated Sequel to Launch 11.11.11

ROCKVILLE, Maryland, December 13, 2010 - Bethesda Softworks(R), a ZeniMax(R) Media company, today confirmed the
upcoming release of The Elder Scrolls(R) 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(R).

Developed by Bethesda Game Studios(R) under the direction of Todd Howard,
Skyrim will be released on Xbox 360(R)video game and entertainment system
from Microsoft, PlayStation(R)3 computer entertainment system, and Games for
Windows(R) worldwide on November 11, 2011. Details on the game will be
revealed in our exclusive cover story in Game Informer(R)'s February issue,
which ships to subscribers in early January 2011.

"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: Skyrim's announcement trailer, please visit
the official site: Skyrim will also be featured
in magazine cover stories around the world throughout the month of February.
Check the official site for updated details.

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(R), QUAKE(R), The Elder Scrolls(R), Fallout(R),
Wolfenstein(R) 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

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