Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim screens show races

Familiar faces looking much better

Bethesda has released some new screens showing off a few of the races that players will run into during The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


It looks like Bethesda is making up for the notoriously fugly characters in Oblivion by cranking up the details on the character models in Skyrim. The screens show off Orcs, Nords, Argonians and Wood Elfs among others, and all of them look pretty darn good.

Game director Todd Howard has said Bethesda intends to release fewer downloadable content packs for Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim than it has done with previous titles but intends to make them "more substantial".

Howard also told PSM3 last month that he "couldn't care less" about 3D gaming and prefers having clarity over the depth.