It's never been much of a secret that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim would come in a collector's edition. Today, it's been made official. At QuakeCon, Todd Howard confirmed its existence, and provided full details about its contents.
The limited collector's edition for Skyrim will be available for all three platforms: the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and is now available for pre-order in North America, Europe and Australia. It will be released alongside the regular release of the game on 11.11.11.
In addition to the game, the collector's edition will include:
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 is available through pre-order and retails at a price of $149.99 (US), €149.99 (Europe), £129.99 (UK), and A$199.99 (Australia).