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Bethesda Planning "Substantial" DLC For Skyrim

Felix Kemp
Role playing game, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Elder Scrolls V Skyrim | PC | Playstation 3 | Xbox 360

Bethesda Planning "Substantial" DLC For SkyrimThe last Elder Scrolls offering we gobbled up provided a staggered sum of DLC, from new entire landmasses to, ahem, decorative equestrian attire. Nowadays, it's not uncommon for a game to receive two, three DLC packs, even when they're already as big as an Elder Scrolls game. Naturally, Bethesda has big plans in store for Skyrim's post-release days, with a focus on quality over quantity.

"We would like to do DLC; we don't have any specific plans yet, but they've been really successful and we like making them," explains Bethesda's Todd Howard in an interview with AusGamers. Bethesda is no stranger to DLC; Oblivion received no less than three DLC packs, including the staggeringly big Shivering Isles add-on, and Fallout 3 ended up five massive add-ons by the time the team moved on to Skyrim.

But what can we expect from post-release Skyrim content? A return to Cryodill? Dragon-riding? More horse-armor? Howard isn't willing to give up any details yet, but he does reveal the team is more focused on bigger updates rather than a surplus of smaller offerings. "So right now I can say that we'd like to do less DLC but bigger ones - you know, more substantial".

Jon was privy to an epic Skyrim demonstration at E3, and came away very impressed. Bethesda's RPG is set to be playable at Gamescom in August, and we'll be there, scouring the show-floor for it! [AusGamers]

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