Skyrim Dawngaurd DLC Release Date: Crossbows and Elves for Xbox 360

By , Updated May 02, 2012 02:28 AM EDT

Bethesda has confirmed that "Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's Kinect" will include 200 Kinect Patch for voice commands. The developers have also announced that they will be releasing the Skyrim's Kinect Patch to support the Xbox 360 version on May 1.

"A tidbit of info. Not a complete dload of info. Managing expectations. RT @ElderScrolls: Be on the lookout for the 1st DLC info tomorrow," tweeted Pete Hines, VP of PR and Marketing at Bethesda.

Bethesda has also given out a compiled PDF with the full list of the English voice commands along with the Kinect functions with details of how to make use of them. They have also revealed that the French, Italian, German, and Spanish versions are all in final testing and will be released soon.

"Working closely with the talented team at Bethesda, they have done an amazing job of honoring the core gameplay functionality fans of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim know and love and using Kinect for Xbox 360 voice control integration to complement and strengthen the core experience without changing the fundamental game mechanics," CNN quoted General Manager of Xbox Marketing Matt Barlow as saying.

In the new Skyrim's integration of the Kinect, players will be able to support the voice commands of dragon shouts and other spells. Voice commands like Hotkey Equipping, Follower Commands and all Menus (Items, Magic, Map, Barter, Container, Favorites, and Skills) have also been included. The game will also support new functionality including special map functions, additional hotkey options with the ability to sort inventory items by name, weight and value.

Other speculations of Skyrim's future DLC involves a new crossbow weapon along with a new race of Snow Elves and a Snow Elf Prince.

Additional contents will also be made available which would include new quests, locations, features and much more to the world of Skyrim exclusively for fans.


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