Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Bethesda Softworks

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dawnguard now available for PS3

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PC, PS3) Dawnguard Launch Announcement - Screenshot 2

PlayStation 3 owners have yet another reason to dive back into Skyrim, the vampire-tastic Dawnguard. If it isn’t available at the time of this posting, then it will be shortly, and at a significant discount to boot—50% off. The launch-week price of $9.99 is surely a plan devised by Vampire Lord Harkon to lure unsuspecting players over to his side, but be strong! Join the Dawnguard today and see exciting places, loot new and powerful gear, and help rid the lands of all manner of foul beasts. Remember: the only good vampire is a dead vampire.*

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News

Early details revealed for fragfest QuakeCon 2013

QuakeCon - Logo

id’s annual celebration will kick off once again this August with QuakeCon 2013. Bethesda has released the first round of info for hopeful attendees, including time and available packages. The eighteenth QuakeCon—great, now I feel old—will take place from August …

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Convention, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Hearthfire DLC launches for PS3

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PC, PS3) Hearthfire DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 5

PlayStation 3 owners looking to make Skyrim a bit homier will be able to set down roots today with the launch of Hearthfire. The pack, available this week for 50% off, allows players to purchase land, build a home, and adopt children. Houses will start out as small cottages but can be customized and expanded to include such add-ons as an alchemy laboratory and an armory.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dragonborn DLC available for PS3

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PC, PS3) Dragonborn DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 4

After a harrowing wait, the PlayStation 3 has received its first round of Skyrim DLC today with the launch of Dragonborn. Adventurers can explore the island of Solstheim, braving its dungeons and equally dangerous wilderness, as well as meet its many inhabitants (and slay its many monsters) for $9.99—a launch-week promo discount of 50%. The other two drops, Hearthfire and Dawnguard, will be available this month as well, with Hearthfire launching on 19 and Dawnguard on 26.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News

Bethesda releases seven soundtracks on iTunes

Bethesda Soundtracks (iTunes) Launch Announcement - TES4 Oblivion

Bethesda has released seven soundtracks from their lineup of role-playing games, shooters, and everything in between on iTunes. Fans can now purchase the soundtracks for Dishonored, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Rage, and the last three Elder Scrolls titles, Morrowind, Skyrim, and Oblivion. Perfect for those days when you want your commute to feel a bit more like the journey into a post-apocalyptic, mutant-filled wasteland that you wish it was.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

The Elder Scrolls Online beta signups begin, trailer released

Bethesda and Zenimax Online Studios’ foray into the world of massive multiplayer has gotten a little closer today with the announcement that beta signups are now open for The Elder Scrolls Online. Hopeful adventurers can head to the game’s official page and register for a chance to be selected for early access. Additional details will be provided in the near future to those who register, but it shouldn’t be too long now as final launch is scheduled for later this year.

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PC News

Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials DLC now available for consoles, PC

Dishonored (360, PC, PS3) Dunwall City Trials DLC Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 2

It’s time to once again traipse through the alleys and over the rooftops of the grand city of Dunwall with the release of Dunwall City Trials DLC for Dishonored. Now available for 360, PC, and PS3, the $4.99/400 MS Point pack includes 10 challenge maps and three events: arena battles, drop assassinations, and time trials. Each challenge also has its own global leaderboard.

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Dishonored DLC Dunwall City Trials gameplay trailer released

Bethesda has released a new gameplay trailer for Dunwall City Trials, the first of three DLC packs planned for Arkane Studios’ Dishonored. The pack will include 10 challenge maps and feature three events: arena battles, drop assassinations, and time trials. Each challenge will also have its own global leaderboard. Players will be able to put their skills to the test on December 11 when Dunwall City Trials launches for 360, PC, and PS3 for $4.99/400 MS Points.

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Dragonborn DLC launches on Live for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PC, PS3) Dragonborn DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Dragonborn, the latest DLC pack for Skyrim, is now available on Xbox Live for 1600 MS Points. The newest expansion adds the island of Solstheim, a land covered with charred wastes and frozen valleys set just off the coast of Morrowind. Players will be able to visit new towns, explore new dungeons, and undertake new quests. They will also be able to tame dragons by shouting at them. Well, harsh words do hurt.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials going live on December 11

Dishonored (360, PC, PS3) Dunwall City Trials DLC Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Dunwall City Trials, the first of three DLC packs planned for Arkane Studios’ Dishonored, will be launching for 360, PC, and PS3 on December 11 for $4.99/400 MS Points. The drop will include 10 challenge maps and three events: arena battles, drop assassinations, and time trials. Each challenge will also have its own global leaderboard.

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