Zenimax Media has announced today that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim game which launched on Friday and has been developed by Bethesda Softworks has landed 50 perfect reviews and is expected to generate more than $500 million in global retail sales from launch units alone.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim game “re-imagines and revolutionises” the open-world fantasy epic, bringing to life a complete virtual world for you to explore any way you choose allowing you to roam where ever you like.
Tens of thousands of fans queued at retail stores on 11-11-11 to get their hands on a copy and Valve’s Steam portal recorded a massive 280,000+ concurrent players enjoying the world of Skyrim, beating all other titles on the network. Robert Altman, Chairman and CEO of ZeniMax Media said:
“We are grateful for the fans’ response to Skyrim ,” – “Todd Howard and his team at Bethesda Game Studios have crafted a very special game. Anticipation for Skyrim has surpassed any game in our company’s history, and we are pleased that sales and reviews have reflected the quality and hours of amazing gameplay it provides.”
If you haven’y already seen the launch trailer and background behind the Skyrim game you can watch them here.