The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR

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This page is for the VR version. For the original game, see The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. For the Special Edition, see The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR cover
Developers
Bethesda Game Studios
Escalation Studios
Publishers
Bethesda Softworks
Engines
Creation Engine
Release dates
Windows April 3, 2018
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR guide on StrategyWiki
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR on MobyGames
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR on Wikipedia

Warnings

This game requires a virtual reality headset (see VR support for details).
The Elder Scrolls
The Elder Scrolls: Arena 1994
The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall 1996
An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire 1997
The Elder Scrolls Adventures: Redguard 1998
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind 2002
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion 2006
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2011
The Elder Scrolls Online 2014
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition 2016
The Elder Scrolls: Legends 2017
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR 2018
The Elder Scrolls: Blades 2019
The Elder Scrolls VI TBA

Key points

VR version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition.
Includes all previously released DLC.[1]

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Skyrim VR\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/611670/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Skyrim VR\Saves\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/611670/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

This game requires a virtual reality headset (see VR support for details).
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Up to 180° per eye
Windowed
For mirrored view
Borderless fullscreen windowed
For mirrored view
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
TAA, SSAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
Use X3DAudio HRTF.[2]

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Polish
Russian
Spanish

VR support[edit]

This game requires a virtual reality headset.
Headsets Native Notes
HTC Vive
Oculus Rift
OSVR
Windows Mixed Reality
Devices Native Notes
Tracked motion controllers
See Input settings for details.
Traditional controller
See Input settings for details.
Keyboard/Mouse
Play area Native Notes
Seated
Standing
Room-scale
Hitbox misaligns when you move.[3]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8.1
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-6600K
AMD Ryzen 5 1400
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 970
AMD Radeon RX 480
8 GB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/611670/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (611670) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References