Game Informer to unveil Skyrim cover this Thursday

Last month at the Video Game Awards, Bethesda Softworks lifted the lid on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. While we were only shown a teaser trailer, we were promised more info would arrive in the next issue of Game Informer. This Thursday, the cover for that issue will be revealed.

The info comes by way of Game Informer editor-in-chief Andy McNamara. He wrote on Twitter: “It is The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on the all-black cover. We will show the cover this Thursday as well as start some awesome online stuff.”

The cover should be our first real look at the game, outside of the teaser trailer. We’re expecting it’s artwork, rather than a screenshot, but it should hopefully at least give us a hint at the direction of the game.

As for the issue itself, it should start arriving in subscribers hands by the end of the week. According to McNamara, “once people read this, heads will explode.”

Stay tuned.

Update 6:56pm: Looks like the issue will reveal a new Bethesda sequel, as well. The magazine’s Andrew Reiner tweets: “Take your best guess as to what Bethesda has been working on. I’m curious what you expect,” followed by: “In addition to Skyrim, this issue holds an unannounced sequel. Guess away!”

WET 2, maybe? It was already confirmed to be in development at Behaviour back in November. We’ll just have to wait and see.

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