Thursday, 21 June, 2018

Skyrim isn't coming to Alexa...but this makes us wish it was

Keegan Michael Key is a big Skyrim on Alexa fan Bethesda Keegan Michael Key is a big Skyrim on Alexa fan Bethesda
Terence Owen | 12 June, 2018, 00:57

Still, it's a nice little time killer and it does offer a fresh spin on seven-year-old game, so if you have an Echo device, it's worth playing around with if you're an Elder Scrolls fan.

Given that the trailer for Skyrim on Alexa featured sketch actor Keegan-Michael Key, you can be forgiven for assuming it was, well, a sketch.

The description for the app details that it is "the version of Skyrim you never saw coming" and that it has "finally arrived on the platform you never asked for".

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Bethesda Softworks "For the very first time ever, take your rightful place as the Dragonborn of legend (again) and explore Skyrim using the power of your own voice.your Thu'um!"

Once the Skill is linked to your device, you then say "Alexa, Open Skyrim" and the quest starts.

We've seen a few videos go up on social media with some players interacting with Amazon's devices, indicating that you can actually play the game on it.

Even if Bethesda took the "Skyrim on everything" joke behind the shed and shot it last night, the company wasn't content to just let people laugh at their absurdity.

Have you given Skyrim Very Special Editon a spin? Hell, the game's been ported to every of platform, and Alexa games are kind of thing now - or at least Amazon is trying to convince us of as much.

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