Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Concept Art Released, Looks Fantastic

When a game is in development, it often goes through various stages where levels and characters are drawn by hand, to give developers an idea of what something will look like, without investing huge time into creating it in-game. Bethesda employs some of the greatest concept artists in the world, with each fantasy picture truly blowing gamers away. As the RPG-epic The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim draws closer to launch, the publisher has released a video and some images of the breathtaking concept art.

If the Skyrim live-action trailer wasn’t enough to get you excited, this video takes a look at some of the concept art in the game:

We also have 42 gorgeous pieces of concept art:

Skyrim is released on November 11th, 2011 on PS3, 360 and PC.