No Skyrim Demo Before Release


If you were looking forward to a demo for Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim prior to its release on November 11th, we bring you some bad news. According to lead producer Craig Lafferty, Bethesda will not be doing a demo for the highly anticipated RPG.

“No, we won’t be doing a demo. For a game of this size and complexity it’s really hard to do a demo that represents the game truly, and it would be a gigantic demo, so we won’t be doing a demo.” stated Lafferty in an interview with

It would’ve been nice to get a demo before release, but we understand where Bethesda are coming from. Skyrim is going be a massive game, therefore a 10-15 minute demo just wouldn’t do it any justice.


The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is set to be released on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC on November 11th worldwide.

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