Latest Skyblivion Trailer Demonstrates Cyrodiil’s Glory Re-Made in Skyrim (VIDEO)
In this new trailer for the Skyblivion project, fans take a look at all of the hard work the team has been conducting to bring the world of Oblivion into Skyrim. Players experienced the awe inspiring capital of the empire in Elder Scrolls IV, and will now will have the chance to walk the familiar roads of Cyrodil in this Skyrim mod. This exciting new trailer will have fans of the series at the edge of their seat waiting to play Skyblivion!
The video description sheds more light on what players are seeing, “”You will be able to spot new colorful weathers, new trees and flora, new clothing, new custom designed weapons, NPC schedules, remade textures and models, custom made creatures using custom behaviors and animations.” Just watching the trailer, we couldn’t agree more that these are are some of the biggest items that eye-catching. The team also insisted fans pay attention to the audio, “”Also, if you listen closely you will also be able to hear part of the new OST.”
For fans who constantly feel like jumping back into Oblivion to be the “Hero of Kvatch” and fight of the scourge brought on by Mehrunes Dagon, this trailer brings back nothing but nostalgia and admiration for the teams hard work. Now to wait patiently to see what else the team is going to show off next. If you are interested in reading more about the project and all the work being conducted by the volunteers, their official site can be found here. Below is a brief description of the project from their about page:
Skyblivion is a volunteer-based project by the TESRenewal modding group. We aim to bring the Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion to a new generation of gamers and re-introduce it to long time fans of the series. We are currently in the process of porting and rebuilding Cyrodiil along with all of its quests, locations and characters into Skyrim and Skyrim: Special Edition.
Upon release, our mod will be completely modular which means that the player will be able to choose what components he/she wants to have installed. This includes all enhancements developed by the team such as our Landscaping Overhaul, Interior Overhaul, City Overhaul, Weapon/Armor Overhaul and much more.
Skyblivion will be completely FREE but in order to play, we require our users to own both Skyrim and Oblivion including their DLCs, without these requirements our installer will not install the mod.
The development of Skyblivion officially started in 2012, when our lead developer Zilav created what we now call version 0.1. This was a great tech demo but nothing more, the world was very buggy and was missing a lot of content. Not much later, Ormin (now known as Monocleus) joined the project after seeing what Zilav had done, and started working on the more technical aspects of the mod. In 2014, Zilav and Monocleus managed to provide a stable base game for others to work with and help with the development. Around this time Rebelzize joined the project handling the PR, this was when the development and general interest about the project started to drastically increase.
More devs joined which resulted in the 0.3 DEV release which included new flora by 3AMt, FaceGen and a lot of fixes that made working on the mod a lot easier. In the month of November 2016, Rebelzize started to send out invites on “Nexusmods” in the hope of more volunteers. More people joined and not much later the ‘’Skyblivion – Return To Cyrodiil’’ trailer was published (with over 1.000.000 views currently) resulting into an INFLUX of new volunteers.
What do you think about all the features found in the latest trailer for Skyblivion? What else are you hoping to see in this Skyrim mod? Sound off with your thoughts in the comment section below, and don’t forget to check out DFTG on Twitter for gaming and entertainment news live 24/7!
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