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There Won't Be A Skyrim Demo

by Jeff Cork on Jul 14, 2011 at 02:54 AM

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The world of Skyrim is definitely not a place for the timid. If the hostile environments don't get you, there's always the chance that your adventure will end with a one-way trip down a dragon's throat. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim itself will require a leap of faith as well, with word that there won't be a demo for the sprawling action-RPG.

New Zealand game site Gameplanet recently interviewed Bethesda about the game, and the company confirmed that there wouldn't be a demo for Skyrim. According to the company, the game is too large and complex for a demo to adequately show off the game. While the decision might be a disappointment for some gamers, it's difficult to say it's a surprise; previous Elder Scrolls games haven't had demos, either.

Realistically, does this change your plans to buy the game? Were you holding your breath for a sneak peek this time around, or were you planning on going into the game completely fresh?


[Via Eurogamer]