Bethesda already has Skyrim running on Xbox One. It's done! Ready to go! Tell us the pre-order bonuses! There's just one teensy issue: the studio only ported Skyrim as a new-gen exercise in the lead-up to Fallout 4, and it doesn't seem to have any plans to actually release it.
"The first thing we did was port Skyrim to Xbox One," Howard told Reiner. "Don't get your hopes up yet." As Reiner noted in his write-up, the Xbox One port for Skyrim is "purely an exercise" for the team to "understand the new hardware faster."
Share. No plans for a current-gen Skyrim release, however. By Seth G. Macy. One of the earliest steps in the development of Fallout 4 started with Bethesda porting Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to Xbox One. According to a report by Game Informer...
Skyrim and Fallout 4 director Todd Howard was discussing the early development stage on the latter game--Bethesda's first project for Xbox One and PS4--when he revealed, "The first thing we did was port Skyrim to Xbox One."
However, when speaking to Game Informer’s Andrew Reiner about the issue, Howard implied that the open world fantasy RPG could eventually be a candidate for the Xbox One’s backward compatibility program, saying, “The first thing we did was port Skyrim to Xbox One.
Don’t forget – if you’ve digitally ordered, or are thinking about digitally ordering, Fallout 4 – the game can pre-loaded on all platforms; meaning it will be playable the second it’s made available on release day. What do you make of ‘Skyrim Xbox One Port Helped Bethesda Build Fallout 4’?
The Xbox One port of Skyrim was simply an exercise for Bethesda to familiarize itself with the hardware in anticipation of Fallout 4 landing on both consoles.
"When I visited Bethesda Game Studios last month, Todd Howard and other key members from the development team walked me through Fallout 4's creation. Early on in our talks, Howard smiled at me and said, "The first thing we did was port Skyrim to Xbox One."
VIDEO DESCRIPTION: One of the earliest steps in the development of Fallout 4 started with Bethesda porting Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to Xbox One.
“The first thing we did was port Skyrim to Xbox One,” explained Bethesda’s Todd Howard. Understanding that many would actually be excited about the possibility of a current gen version of the game, he quickly added “don’t get your hopes up yet.”