Skyrim Meets the Sims with New Hearthfire DLC

Skyrim Meets the Sims with New Hearthfire DLC

When complete and utter freedom are resting firmly in the palms of your hands, what more could you want? More freedom you say? Nonsense! How about a healthy does of paternal responsibility.

While some people are still waiting to get their grubby mitts on the  first round Skyrim DLC, Bethesda is primed and ready to roll out even more content with which to consume your time. However, the Hearthfire DLC rests comfortably in a different vein than pretty much any piece of Elder Scrolls DLC we’ve seen yet, save for the illustrious horse armor from Oblivion.

Hearthfire is aimed at fleshing out the softer side of Dovahkiin. This time around you won’t be tasked with ridding dungeons of evil spirits or overthrowing political conspiracies. Instead, you’ll be playing pilgrim. Buying land, building a house, and starting a family complete with children are all in the docket for this next piece of Skyrim DLC.

Hearthfire will be available September 4th on Xbox LIVE for 400 Microsoft Points. No word on PS3 and PC release dates at this time.

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