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The lighting is a noticeable step up

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has had quite the legacy. Even as someone who stopped playing years ago, its influence continues to be inescapable. The Macho Man and Thomas the Tank Engine mods of the world cannot be contained, and whether you're looking for it or not, Skyrim will find you.

That's going to be especially true in the coming weeks/months/years, what with Skryim: Special Edition dropping next Friday, October 28. Some of you have noted a distinct lack of footage of the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One remaster leading up to its release, and I've been feeling it too.

This trailer is about what I'd hope for, at least from a publisher-provided video: quick glances at the game running on last-gen hardware versus current consoles, or just enough to go on until the inevitable crazy-in-depth Digital Foundry breakdown happens. And, another reminder for PC players wondering what the point is: Special Edition is a free upgrade if you own the original version and its DLC.

There are a couple of recent odds and ends that we haven't yet covered. On PS4 and Xbox One, the game will reserve 1GB and 5GB of space, respectively, for user-made mods (but, again, the mod situation on PS4 leaves a ton to be desired). Also, yesterday's footage of Skyrim on the Nintendo Switch doesn't mean the title is "confirmed" for the system, because that would be too darn straightforward. "We look forward to revealing specific games and details in the future," Bethesda has said.

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