Update: Skyrim: Special Edition is also free to play on Steam until September 10.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition is now free to download and play for a limited time, Microsoft announced today.
As of now until September 10, Xbox Live Gold members can download and explore the world of Skyrim free of charge. Microsoft also announced that Skyrim: Special Edition on xbox One will receive a 50 percent discount until September 18. Save states and earned achievements are said to carry over to the full version of Skyrim: Special Edition should you wish to purchase the game.
The critically acclaimed Elder Scrolls title originally launched in 2011 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC, and now has mod-support on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.