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How To Upgrade To Skyrim Anniversary Edition?

Read this guide to learn how to upgrade and start the Anniversary Edition in Skyrim.

Fans of The Elder Scrolls have been pleased to know about the introduction of the Anniversary Edition of Skyrim, which they can upgrade to. This special edition of the lovable game brings with it over 70 Creation Club packs, along with several next-gen changes and tweaks. Now, if all of these things sound exciting, it would be fair to assume you too would be wanting to know how you can acquire this unique version of the game. If so, we have got just the guide for you. In this guide, we will walk you through how to upgrade to the Anniversary Edition.

How to Upgrade to Skyrim Anniversary Edition?



In order to upgrade and start the Anniversary Edition of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, you will need to head into your gaming platform’s relevant store. Now, these stores will differ across platforms like PlayStation, Xbox, and PC.

Once you get into the store, you will need to search for the Anniversary Edition of Skyrim. You will be able to download this game as a separate title from your library.


Downloading this edition will cost you USD $49.99/EUR €54.99/GBP £47.99/AUD $79.95/RUB 3399. However, if you already own the Skyrim Special Edition from 2016, you will be able to upgrade to the Anniversary Edition for only USD $19.99/EUR €19.99/GBP £15.99/AUD $29.95/RUB 1429.

If you download this edition of the game or the Special Edition on your PS5 or Xbox Series X/S, you will also receive a free patch. This patch is exclusive to next-gen platforms, and it will offer improved graphics along with slower loading times.

Additionally, you can also purchase physical copies of the Anniversary Edition from stores. However, prices for the same are unknown as of now. Also, you will need access to the internet in order to redeem and download the Creation Club packs.


With that being said, you will still receive four free Creation Club modes. You will get these modes even without the upgrade. These modes are Survival, Rare Curios, Fishing, and Saints & Seducers. These upgrades will further enlarge the Skyrim world.

So there you have it. That’s all you need to know about upgrading to Skyrim Anniversary Edition. As you can see, doing so is really easy. While you do have to spend money to acquire this version of the game, you will definitely enjoy it.

Now that you know how to upgrade Skyrim, check out our guide on how to fix the Black Screen Crashes Issue in Anniversary Edition.