Here’s All You Need to Know About the Mods of Beyond Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is one of the most popular and highly-rated action role-playing games, and fans of the game are extremely excited for Beyond Skyrim – a huge and ambitious project that would be the result of the works of several modding teams. The goal of Beyond Skyrim is to bring “large continent expansion mods” to the wondrous world of Skyrim.

Several modding teams from across the world are voluntarily working on different projects simultaneously, and each project has its own separate progress and estimated date of release.

As of now, Beyond Skyrim includes Bruma, a region in Cyrodiil on the Tamriel map. Players will notice that this particular location was featured in the Elder Scrolls: Oblivion, but it has been remastered and refined within Skyrim’s engine. Currently, Beyond Skyrim – Bruma acts as a pre-release to the rest of the mods.

Let’s talk about what you can expect from the mods of Beyond Skyrim.

Iliac Bay: Tower of Dawn

Iliac Bay essentially merges two existing projects known as High Rock: The Direnni West and Hammerfell: Forge of Warriors. With these two provinces combined, players can expect this mod to be more challenging.

High Rock has never been shown before in gameplay and will feature an open-ended storyline. The player will have the option of choosing among the factions that are fighting for power. The factions are neither good nor bad but simply have different beliefs.

The modding team is working hard to ensure that the Hammerfell region is very lore-friendly and will include plenty of compelling and exciting quests and locations.

Atmora: Expedition to the North

Atmora is a snowy region that is located right outside of Tamriel at the very top of the map. Many Elder Scrolls fans may not be aware of it.

Atmora has been designed in such a way that players will have open-world arctic survival gameplay. This mod will focus on exploration and persistent survival rather than the completion of quests and progressing further into a story.

Black Marsh: The Roots of the World

According to the official descriptions, Black Marsh: The Roots of the World is a “land of alien beauty, populated by a people embittered by millennia of oppression.” Beyond Skyrim sure makes it sound very intriguing, but compared to the other mods, this region has received the least attention.

Here, players have the option to either unite the people of Black Marsh and empower them or exploit them for their own personal gain.

Cyrodil: The Seat of Sundered Kings

A large part of the development of Cyrodiil: The Seat of Sundered Kings has been completed, but the modding team needs some more time before this region is ready for players everywhere.

Cyrodiil will feature a new soundtrack, professional voice acting, a wide selection of interesting new creatures, as well as an impressive range of new Cyrodilic clothing, armor, and weapons. Cyrodiil will also have several new quest lines that, players will be happy to know, are very similar to the one that was seen in Elder Scrolls: Oblivion.

Elsweyr: Sugar and Blood

Elsweyr is a desert-themed location that is the home of the Khajits. This location will include unique quests, full-voice acting, and a large part of its gameplay will focus on exploring the rich trading culture of the Khajits.

Plenty of modders who have had experience with Khajit-based content are working on Elsweyr: Sugar and Blood for Skyrim, so you can expect a very refined project from them.

Morrowind: The Star-Wounded East

Among all the mods of Beyond Skyrim, it appears that Morrowind has the most work ahead of it. Just two years ago, the modding team was still in search of dedicated modders who could work on the project.

There is a chance that the whole region of Morrowind may be built from scratch. Like the other mods, the Morrowind region will be filled with rich content and will also be lore-friendly.

Roscrea: Voices of the Deep

The last expansion in Beyond Skyrim is Roscrea: Voices of the Deep. The land of Roscrea is a mysterious land that is filled with “untold treasure.” According to the official description, Roscrea lies beyond the stormy Sea of Ghosts, and it is a “world frozen in time” where you forget the past and can “wipe the slate clean.”

A lot of work has gone in to create the assets of this region, with the modding team working hard to get it ready as soon as possible.

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