The Forgotten City once won an Author’s Guild of America award back when it was referred to as an outstanding Skyrim mod – now it’s being created as its own game, and is due to launch this winter.

Originally developed as a Skyrim mod, The Forgotten City is renowned in the Senior Scrolls community for offering an incredibly abundant story experience. The game is being developed by Modern Writer and published by Dear Villagers, which explains it as a “fully grown narrative-driven game.”

You can take a look at the main trailer, initially unveiled during the PC Gaming Program 2020, in the video embedded listed below.

Although it may seem unusual to see what was when a Skyrim mod take on a brand-new life as its own independent entity, lots of effective mods wind up being transformed into much more successful video games. Vehicle Chess was originally a Dota 2 mod prior to it was launched as a standalone video game, and Dota 2, in turn, came from a Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos mod.

Let’s not forget the truth that Half-Life 2 has promoted about a million video games all on its own.

As it stands, all we really understand about The Forgotten City so far is that it is because of launch later this year, and will be coming to both Xbox One and PC. The original mod had more than 2.5 million downloads, and if you played it – or perhaps heard somebody discuss it – you might see some familiar faces in the full release this winter.

You can wishlist The Forgotten City on Steam now.

In associated Senior Scrolls news, Oblivion has actually when again proven that it is hilariously broken. 14 years on and it’s still as absolutely ridiculous as ever. Likewise, have you ever considered what Skyrim would appear like with over 300 mods? If so, you remain in luck: check out this video.