Elder Scrolls
Elder Scrolls

For the original game, see The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Anniversary Edition is a 2021 remastered version of the 2011 game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the fifth installment of The Elder Scrolls series. It was released for PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5 on November 11, 2021. The Anniversary Edition contains a copy of the Special Edition, including the expansions Dawnguard, Hearthfire, and Dragonborn. The Anniversary Edition also includes 74 Creation Club mods, all 48 currently available ones plus 26 new, unreleased ones, adding up to a total of around 500 new gameplay elements for Skyrim.[1]

Unlike Special Edition, the Anniversary Edition is not offered as a free upgrade to any existing players. However, current owners of the Special Edition on all platforms will receive "three free pieces of Creation Club content: Fishing, Survival Mode and even new quests with Saints and Seducers." Additionally, current owners of the Special Edition on the Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5 will receive a free upgrade to an "enhanced version" of the Anniversary Editionconfirmation needed on November 11, 2021.[1]


Below are listed the 26 new Creations included with the Anniversary Edition:

  • Alternative Armors - Daedric Plate
  • Alternative Armors - Dragon Plate
  • Alternative Armors - Dwarven Plate
  • Alternative Armors - Iron
  • Alternative Armors - Leather
  • Alternative Armors - Orcish Plate
  • Alternative Armors - Orcish Scaled
  • Alternative Armors - Silver
  • Bittercup
  • Bloodchill Manor
  • Bow of Shadows
  • Farming
  • Fearsome Fists
  • Gallows Hall
  • Ghosts of the Tribunal
  • Goldbrand
  • Headman's Cleaver
  • Horse Armor - Elven
  • Horse Armor - Steel
  • Nchuanthumz: Dwarven Home
  • Necromantic Grimoire
  • Redguard Elite Armaments
  • Staves
  • The Cause
  • The Contest

Owners of the Special Edition also received free access to four pieces of Creation Club content with this update:

  • Fishing
  • Rare Curios
  • Survival Mode
  • Saints & Seducers.



System requirements[]

The following are the official system requirements for the Skyrim Anniversary Edition:[source?]


  • OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit Version)
  • Processor: Intel i5-750/AMD Phenom II X4-945
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 470 1GB /AMD HD 7870 2GB
  • Storage: 12 GB available space


  • OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit Version)
  • Processor: Intel i5-2400/AMD FX-8320
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 780 3GB /AMD R9 290 4GB
  • Storage: 12 GB available space