Bethesda: ​“If You Want Us To Stop Releasing 'Skyrim' Ports, Stop Buying Them"

Skyrim is one of the best games ever made, and with all great games come a ton of re-releases, whether it be remasters or new device launches.

Bethesda definitely took this idea a step further than everybody else, though, and now their director has explained exactly why.

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Todd Howard told Gamesindustry.biz: "Even now, the amount of people who play Skyrim seven years later; millions of people every month are playing that game.

"That's why we keep releasing it. If you want us to stop releasing it, stop buying it."

And there you go. It's pretty impressive to think a single player game which came out way back in 2011 still has so many active players, and from these numbers we can't blame Bethesda for their decisions at all.

Seeing a new edition of Elder Scrolls V every other week actually became some kind of meme which the developers continue with to this day (and make a ton of money off), and we don't want them to stop!

Their latest came at E3, where Bethesda jokingly revealed players could now enjoy Skyrim on their Amazon Echo device through their Alexa system, which is just all kinds of wrong.

The funny thing about this is that you actually can, and you can even link it up with your smart toilet so you're never too far away from playing your favourite game.

What do you think? Should Skyrim be left alone, or should they continue to do whatever the hell they want with it? It will be interesting to see what happens when Elder Scrolls 6 is released, however, as sadly it might actually force Skyrim to come to an inevitable end.

Featured Image Credit: Skyrim: Toothbrush Edition

Matthew McGladdery

Matthew McGladdery graduated with a BA in Broadcast Journalism from Salford University, where he worked at Revolution 96.2, Global Radio, and Fleetwood F.C. When he left university, he took on the role of co-editor for the Salfordian and worked as freelancer for the likes of BBC Sport. He continues to work in sport but loves talking all things Xbox, PS4, and PC just as much.

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