Skyrim Very Special Edition is Real and Out for Amazon Echo

Skyrim Very Special Edition is Real and Out for Amazon Echo

Bethesda Softworks Some "Skyrim" fans took the video as a joke and believed it was a not-so-subtle nod to Bethesda's numerous remasters of the almost seven-year-old game, all of which have made their way to current generation consoles, including the Nintendo Switch.

If that headline has confused you then let's be very clear, this is a joke by Bethesda, but it's rather amusing.

At its E3 2018 press conference Sunday, Bethesda laughed its own success with a joke trailer for Skyrim on Amazon Alexa.

During Bethesda's E3 show early this morning, there was a cute video starring Keegan-Michael Key about Skyrim coming to Amazon's Alexa voice assistant.

An Etch-a-Sketch
An Etch-a-Sketch

Fans have since uploaded videos of them playing "Skyrim: Very Special Edition".

While the Alexa version of Skyrim was real, I'm still pretty sure the pager and smart refrigerator versions at the end of the video are fake. As soon as you say "Alexa Play Skyrim" she'll give you a few quick stats about your player level and then will launch into a brief story scenario, which offers you two or three ways in which you can respond. "Download the skill, change your language to US".

Get Alexa - If you already have an Alexa equipped device such as the Amazon Echo or Dot, all you need to do is say "Alexa, Play Skyrim" to get started. Specifically, the app includes the ability to "quest and explore the dungeons of Skyrim", "master your weapons, spells and shouts", and you can even "guard your knees against arrows".

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