Photo of "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" gameplay. ElderScrolls.Bethesda.net

“The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” release date for the Switch is yet to be confirmed. However, there is already a pre-order price available for both the US and Australia.

The Switch version of the game still has no exact release date. However, it was announced by both Nintendo and Bethesda that a Switch version of the game will be released some time this year. Reports have said that the upcoming Switch version will provide players better gameplay than the PC version of the game. However, there is no making sure of this statement, as of time of writing, as the Switch version of the game has not yet been released.

‘The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’ Switch gameplay better than PC

Statements about the Switch version of the game being better is due to the improved graphics of the Switch. With the 4k display of the Switch and immersive gameplay, players will be able to enjoy the graphics of the game better. "Skyrim’s" virtual world will bring to life “rolling clouds, rugged mountains, bustling cities, lush fields and ancient dungeons” for players to explore.

New dragons will also be added into the game as well as other dragons that have been seen in other instalments of the franchise. Players will need to learn the secrets of the dragons and harness their power to use on the characters in the game. In addition to this, players will have more weapons, spells and abilities to choose from.

Compatibility and game details

Besides the Nintendo Switch, the game has already been available on different platforms including PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. The Nintendo Switch version of the game though will apparently provide better gameplay than the PC, according to Travelers Today.

Although the game can only be played by one player, there is another version of the game called “Elder Scrolls Online.” This version allows players to interact with other players in the online virtual world.

Release date and price

“The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” release date is set to be in Fall 2017, according to Nintendo. However, according to Amazon, the game will be released on Dec. 29. It can also be pre-ordered for the Switch for US$59.99 (AU$69). On the other hand, Australia’s online game retailer site EB Games also offers the game for pre-order. The game is priced on EB Games as $99.95 with no definite release date.