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Steamships Ahoy - The Elders Scrolls V: Skyrim - Hearthfire

The Bethesda Blog reveals that the console exclusivity for Hearthfire is over, and this DLC for The Elders Scrolls V: Skyrim is now available through Steam for the Windows edition of the RPG sequel. Here's word:

In case you missed it, with Heathfire you can purchase land and build your own home from the ground up – from a simple one-room cottage to a sprawling compound complete with an armory, alchemy laboratory, stable, garden, and more. Use all-new tools like the drafting table and carpenter’s workbench to transform quarried stone, clay, and sawn logs into structures and furnishings. Even transform your house into a home by adopting children.

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8. Re: Steamships Ahoy - The Elders Scrolls V: Skyrim - Hearthfire Oct 5, 2012, 00:44 MisterBenn
 
The more I think about it, the more I'm thinking Bethesda have been quite smart in their approach to Skyrim. You get a game out of the box that keeps console and PC players alike happy. Some of the DLC is a bit of a cash in but it is optional as it should be and seems still viable to those with no access to mods. PC users get mods to make the game as beautiful, challenging and replayable as they like. Shareholders benefit from the after sales DLC revenue, and apart from the DLC so far being unremarkable, noone really gets offended.

I think it's to Bethesda's credit that they've been savvy enough to balance the interests of all groups very fairly, offering PC and console gamers alike lots of what they are used to to be happy, while spinning a decent profit without resorting to some of the nastier business tactics that do the rounds these days.
 
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  1. Oct 4, 20:36 Re: Steamships Ahoy - The Elders Scrolls V: Skyrim - Hearthfire Cutter
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>> 8. Oct 5, 00:44  Re: Steamships Ahoy - The Elders Scrolls V: Skyrim - Hearthfire MisterBenn
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