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E3 2018: Bethesda Introduces Skyrim on Alexa in Hilarious Spoof Commercial

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Skyrim everywhere.

We all know Skyrim's reputation as popping up on every piece of tech, from its beginnings on 360, PS3 and PC to its continued expansion into new territories like Nintendo Switch.

Bethesda's Todd Howard acknowledged this social-media in-joke with a spoof commercial starring Keegan-Michael Keys and a new edition of Skyrim, one played on Amazon Echo.

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It's a clever and self-aware spoof taking the well-worn internet joke of Skyrim "being on everything" and making it into something truly wonderful. The absurdity of playing Skyrim through voice commands and the relaxing voice of Alexa guiding you to the snow-capped mountain peaks of Skyrim adds to the hilariousness.

The edition was called Skyrim Very Special Edition and it definitely doesn't exist any more than the version on Samsung Smart Refrigerators also introduced during the bit.

While Skyrim Very Special Edition won't actually be coming to your Alexa-enabled devices, Bethesda did confirm Fallout 76 will be entirely online, and even opened the show with an enthusiastic performance by Andrew WK.

(Skyrim Very Special Edition is totally not real by the way).

Seth Macy is IGN's tech and commerce editor. Follow him on Twitter @sethmacy.