The announcement has just been made today at QuakeCon for the long speculated collector’s edition of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
Being officially confirmed by the game director Todd Howard, the collector’s edition will be available for Xbox 360, PS3 and Windows PC. The collector’s edition will share the release date of the regular version of the game, which is set for 11/11/11.
Along with the game itself, buyers of the collector’s edition will receive:
- 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.
The collector’s edition will be available for pre-order with the price set at $149.99.
Collector’s edition copies will be limited according to Bethesda, so I suggest pre-ordering soon if you intend to purchase the collector’s edition.