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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

App ID 72850
App Type Game
Publisher Bethesda Softworks
Franchise Skyrim, The Elder Scrolls
Supported Systems
Last Change Number 23591175
Last Record Update 18 May 2024 – 01:28:57 UTC ()
Release Date 10 November 2011 ()

EPIC FANTASY REBORN The next chapter in the highly anticipated Elder Scrolls saga arrives from the makers of the 2006 and 2008 Games of the Year, Bethesda Game Studios. Skyrim reimagines and revolutionizes the open-world fantasy epic, bringing to life a complete virtual world open for you to explore any way you choose.

Additional Information

Developer Bethesda Game Studios
gamedir Skyrim
metacritic_name The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
icon empty string
controller_support partial
metacritic_score 94
NoServers Yes
primarycache 72851
state eStateAvailable
serverbrowsername empty string
community_visible_stats Yes
workshop_visible Yes
InstallScript installscript.vdf
DLCAvailableOnStore Yes
GuideAppID Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Prima Guide (200000)
SDK_NotOwnedByDefault Yes
g4w_Type 2
g4w_GDF TESV.exe
checkpkgstate Yes
Publisher Bethesda Softworks
Store Release Date 10 November 2011 ()
community_hub_visible Yes
Item Definitions 7AB34E51F0FD5312F3A0A55A8B653C8551D04581
Primary Genre RPG (3)
Store Genres RPG (3)
Store Asset Modification Time 5 September 2019 – 23:28:03 UTC () (1567726083)
review_score 8
review_percentage 94
Detected Technologies (?) SDK.Bink_Video
Steam Deck Compatibility
  • category: Playable
  • test_timestamp: 16 February 2022 – 00:00:00 UTC
  • tested_build_id: 595133
  • configuration:
  • This game's launcher/setup tool may require the touchscreen or virtual keyboard, or have difficult to read text
  • Some functionality is not accessible when using the default controller configuration, requiring use of the touchscreen or virtual keyboard, or a community configuration
  • Entering some text requires manually invoking the on-screen keyboard
  • This game shows Steam Deck controller icons
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
Content Descriptors General Mature Content (5)

Supported Languages

10 Languages Interface Full Audio Subtitles Achievements
English Yes Yes
French Yes Yes
German Yes Yes
Italian Yes Yes
Spanish - Spain Yes Yes
Japanese Yes Yes
Czech Yes Yes
Polish Yes Yes
Russian Yes Yes
Traditional Chinese Yes



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Web Assets
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header.jpgLast-Modified: 29 May 2013 – 03:05:24 UTC
library_600x900.jpgLast-Modified: 5 September 2019 – 23:18:31 UTC
library_hero.jpgLast-Modified: 5 September 2019 – 23:28:03 UTC
logo.pngLast-Modified: 5 September 2019 – 23:18:31 UTC

Steam charts

  • 2,600 players right now
  • 2,800 24-hour peak
  • 287,411 all-time peak 13 November 2011

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Store data

  • 299,566 positive reviews
  • 16,247 negative reviews
  • 94.86% positive reviews

Twitch stats

  • 310 viewers right now
  • 1,335 24-hour peak
  • 197,907 all-time peak

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User reviews history NEW

  • 😍 Very Positive
  • 93.86% SteamDB Rating
  • 299,566 94.9% positive reviews
  • 16,247 5.1% negative reviews

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Date Label 30-day Peak
27 September 2022 – 15:00 Fanatical: Prestige Collection Build Your Own Bundle (Sep 2022) -

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How many players are playing The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim right now on Steam?

Steam player counter indicates there are currently 2600 players live playing The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Steam.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim had an all-time peak of 287411 concurrent players on 13 November 2011.

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