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Jealousy inevitable with Skyrim Dawnguard release date on Xbox 360

We have some great news for those of you on Xbox 360 who are patiently waiting for the upcoming DLC content for Skyrim. Bethesda’s Todd Howard has just revealed a solid release date for the Dawnguard expansion, confirming that the two new factions and their quest lines will be available at the end of the month.

It was only just a few days ago that Bethesda unveiled the first proper trailer for Dawnguard, showing off some fantastic gameplay for the first time and a collection of new features that will be available to both factions. When speaking to GameTrailers at E3 this week though, Todd Howard has announced that Dawnguard will be available first on Xbox 360 on June 26.

Just to remind you, Dawnguard is exclusive on Microsoft’s console for 30 days and then will arrive on PS3 and PC platforms afterwards. As we told you earlier this week, those who manage to get into the Dawnguard beta will get a free ticket and won’t have to pay 1600 Microsoft Points like everyone else.

You’ll probably want to know that Dawnguard will add around 10 to 20 hours of new content to the game, while the inclusion of new weapons such as crossbows should keep you busy for a lot longer. With Dawnguard coming to the game soon, it makes you wonder what Bethesda are planning for their next expansion pack. Dawnguard is specifically linked to the new vampire faction, but we would like to see a brand new world for players to explore in the next pack – something on the same scale as the excellent Shivering Isles for Oblivion.

What ever does happen after Dawnguard though, let’s hope that we don’t have to wait another eight months for the next expansion to come out. Watch the excellent trailer again below if you haven’t yet and let us know your thoughts on the upcoming pack. Have you already received an email from Bethesda with your Dawnguard beta code?

On a side note, those of you on PS3 and PC reading this – are you secretly a bit jealous that you have to wait 30 days to play this content?

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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Justarandomguy
Justarandomguy

Actually, Microsoft pays to get most DLC first. Which is why us Xbox users get DLC first, which is warranted, considering we pay for our online accesibility.

James Downson
James Downson

I have both consoles but I will still buy it on PS3, you will have to do better than that, Microsoft.

dwanguest
dwanguest

A lot of spoilers will come out 1 month earlier for pc and ps3 gamers. Have to avoid youtube, wikia alike to get spoiled.

Alexplainl8ter
Alexplainl8ter

Im on the PC, yeah, so we dont get dawnguard for a month after the xbox crowd, but i dont care, i can mod my game to look perfect, sound perfect and all in all be perfect…..then play Dawnguard.

Smellynad
Smellynad

30 days? Aren’t there 20?…

Sam
Sam

Xbox users are just testing it for the rest of us so an update can be applied to iron out any problems. Cheers guys.

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