Skyrim : The Elder Scrolls V Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: Bethesda Game Studios, Steam, Zenimax
Research Date: April 12th, 2015

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Skyrim Sales StatisticsData
Skyrim units sold in the first 48 hours3,500,000
Skyrim units sold in the first week release7,000,000
Skyrim sales in the first week of release$450,000,000
Total Skyrim units sold23,270,000
Total Skyrim sales revenue$1,390,000,000
Average user review rating92 / 100
Highest number of concurrent players on Steam320,000
Skryim Sales By Platform 
XBox 36059 %
Playstation 327 %
PC14 %
Skyrim Load Times 
Average XBox load time48 seconds
Average Playstation 3 load time34 seconds
Skyrim Development Statistics 
Number of years it took to develope Skyrim3.5 years
Skryim development and marketing budget$85 Million
Number of game developers employed90
Number of actors employed for character voice overs83

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an action role-playing open world video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is the fifth installment in The Elder Scrolls action role-playing video game series, following The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. Skyrim was released on November 11, 2011 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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