Skyrim Switch reviews round-up – all the scores

By Sherif Saed
16 November 2017 11:15 GMT

The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim continues to expand on new platforms with the release of the Nintendo Switch version.

Being on Nintendo Switch, this port of Skyrim can be played on the go as well as on the big screen. This version also supports motion controls, and you can use the Joy Cons in combat in lockpicking.

Amiibo support is included, of course, and the Zelda figures will grant you in game armour and weapons. However, it was recently confirmed that you can still get Link’s gear without amiibos, but you’ll have to make a bit of a challenging trip.

If you’re wondering how to get this gear – with or without amiibo – check out our Zelda gear guide for Skyrim. We’ll show you, step by step, how to unlock it.

Beyond that, this really is the Skyrim everyone knows. This is not the Special Edition, mind you, so don’t expect things like mod support to show up on Switch, not that the platform supports these features anyway.


Here are the reviews so far: Scores are out of ten, except where noted.


Skyrim is out tomorrow, November 17 on Nintendo Switch.

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