Me and fellow Turn Based host David Jagneaux are already so excited for The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim that we’re counting down the days till release. But now here comes some more exciting news regarding Skyrim, the contents of the very limited collectors edition has been fully detailed. As you can see it comes with a statue of Alduin the world eater, an official art book, and the making of Elder Scrolls: Skyrim DVD (as well as the map). Full details on each of these items can be found below. Now for the bombshell; all this can be yours for $149.99 (US), €149.99 (Europe), £129.99 (UK), and A$199.99 (Australia). Very pricey, but hey it’s limited for a reason. This is such an amazing collectors edition, that even Bethesda employees want it for themselves.
“We always say that we make the games we want to play. We can also say we create the collector’s editions we’d want to own,” said Pete Hines, VP of PR and Marketing for Bethesda Softworks. “We all want one of these!”
Contents of Collectors Edition:
Alduin Statue. Created in conjunction with the IP Factory, this collector’s only statue stands 12” tall and is made of high quality PVC. Modeled from actual in-game 3D digital files, it showcases Alduin, the World Eater. He stands perched atop one the game’s many dragon walls that teach the player the lethal language of dragons.
‘The Art of Skyrim’ Official Art Book. Featuring over 200 pages of striking, full-color illustrations, sketches and models, this stunning 9 3/8” x 12 1/8” coffee table book showcases the characters, creatures, environments, and weaponry of Skyrim. With a foreword by game director Todd Howard and commentary from Bethesda Game Studios artists, readers will be guided through the game’s iconic visual style.
‘The Making of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’ DVD. This documentary DVD contains exclusive, behind-the-scenes footage, including interviews with the Bethesda Game Studios team as they take you from concept to creation and provide insights into the story, gameplay, setting, legacy of the Elder Scrolls franchise, and much more.