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The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion® Game of the Year Edition Deluxe
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion® Game of the Year Edition presents one of the best RPGs of all time like never before. Step inside the most richly detailed and vibrant game-world ever created. With a powerful combination of freeform gameplay and unprecedented graphics, you can unravel the main quest at your own pace or explore the vast...
Release Date: 16 Jun, 2009
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Buy The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion® Game of the Year Edition Deluxe

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Game of the Year Edition Deluxe includes Knights of the Nine and the Shivering Isles expansions plus Fighter's Stronghold Expansion, Spell Tome Treasures, Vile Lair, Mehrune's Razor and much more. This edition is playable only in English language.

¥ 2,480

Buy The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion® Game of the Year Edition

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Game of the Year Edition includes Knights of the Nine and the Shivering Isles expansions.

¥ 1,980

About the Game

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion® Game of the Year Edition presents one of the best RPGs of all time like never before. Step inside the most richly detailed and vibrant game-world ever created. With a powerful combination of freeform gameplay and unprecedented graphics, you can unravel the main quest at your own pace or explore the vast world and find your own challenges.
Also included in the Game of the Year edition are Knights of the Nine and the Shivering Isles expansion, adding new and unique quests and content to the already massive world of Oblivion. See why critics called Oblivion the Best Game of 2006.
Key features:
  • Live Another Life in Another World

    Create and play any character you can imagine, from the noble warrior to the sinister assassin to the wizened sorcerer.
  • First Person Melee and Magic

    An all-new combat and magic system brings first person role-playing to a new level of intensity where you feel every blow.
  • Radiant AI

    This groundbreaking AI system gives Oblivion's characters full 24/7 schedules and the ability to make their own choices based on the world around them. Non-player characters eat, sleep, and complete goals all on their own.
  • New Lands to Explore

    In the Shivering Isles expansion, see a world created in Sheogorath's own image, one divided between Mania and Dementia and unlike anything you've experienced in Oblivion.
  • Challenging new foes

    Battle the denizens of Shivering Isles, a land filled with hideous insects, Flesh Atronachs, skeletal Shambles, amphibious Grummites, and many more.
  • Begin a New Faction

    The Knights of the Nine have long been disbanded. Reclaim their former glory as you traverse the far reaches of Cyrodill across an epic quest line.
This English-only Deluxe version includes the following Downloadable Content (DLC)
  • Fighter's Stronghold Expansion

    Live the life of a noble warrior in this expansive castle with private quarters, grand dining hall, and a wine cellar.
  • Knights of the Nine Quest

    Vanquish the evil that has been released upon the land. New dungeons, characters, quests, and mysteries await.
  • Spell Tome Treasures

    Get these books and find low and high-level spells, as well as new powerful spells with multiple effects added.
  • Vile Lair

    An underwater multilevel hideout for evil players to find refuge, providing your character with safe haven.
  • Mehrune's Razor

    Conquer one of the deepest and most challenging dungeons in all of Cyrodiil to claim this fearsome weapon.
  • The Thieves Den

    Uncover a famous pirate's lost ship and claim it for your own. Designed for stealth-based characters.
  • Wizard's Tower

    In the frozen mountains of Cyrodiil stands Frostcrag Spire, a tower of wonders for your magic-oriented character.
  • Orrery

    Harness the power of the stars. Rebuild the Orrery to unlock the secrets of this Mages Guild Inner Sanctum.
  • Horse Armor Pack

    Tamriel is a dangerous place. Protect your horse from danger with this beautiful handcrafted armor.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows XP 64-Bit
    • Processor: 2 Ghz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent
    • Memory: 512 MB
    • Graphics: 128 MB Direct3D compatible video card and DirectX 9.0 compatible driver
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 4.6 GB
    • Sound: DirectX 8.1 compatible
Helpful customer reviews
755 of 769 people (98%) found this review helpful
1,266.9 hrs on record
Okay, where to start. I figured that there was no need for me to review this game as it is so successful, but, as always, All the Steam reviews on the front of the store page are one to two sentenced jokes instead of something actually helpful. Please thumbs-up this, if you like this review, for visibility.

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is the sequel to the critically acclaimed The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. Knowledge of prior storylines are not needed to enjoy Oblivion, though a working understanding of TES world lore will always enhance your experience in any of The Elder Scrolls games. A good idea is to just read some of the in-game books, from time to time, as you play the game. Some of the fictional books are amazing little detours from the game world. Oblivion and Morrowind are less fantasy experience and more-so a virtual world that you live in. With mods, this experience feels more real to me than some of the Dungeons and Dragons campaigns I've played. It's incredibly easy to get immersed into this work.

Oblivion's main story leaves some to be desired. You are a prisoner who meets the Emperor (voiced by Patrick Stewart) and his guards as he flees a rumored assassination attempt through hidden tunnels in the Imperial City prison. Suffice it to say, that its' not really a spoiler that you witness the Emperor's assassination. Before the Emperor's death, he tells you that you are fated by the gods to save the Empire and "close shut the jaws of Oblivion". Long story short, you flee the tunnels and are sent to track down the Emperor's last remaining illegitimate heir (voiced by Sean Bean) as well as pretty much single-handedly repel the invasion of Daedra from Mehrunes Dagon’s hellish plane of Oblivion.

However, in classic Elder Scrolls fashion, the main quest isn’t even the largest part of the game. The entire Imperial province of Cyrodiil is open to you for exploration. There are many guilds to join, whether or not you want to be a mercenary, a mage, a thief, an assassin, or a holy crusader. There is an abundance of miscellaneous side and freeform quests for you to do. I recommend the purchase of a strategy guide, not so that you’ll have a walkthrough, but because you’ll need some way to keep track of where everything is! There are many quests and areas that you will miss if you don’t scour the world for them. You can easily spend around 350 hours if you finish all of the main, side, and faction quests as well as the DLC. Many people just wander across the world, not even touching the main story.

The mechanics have long applauded as an improvement over Morrowind, level scaling aside. Morrowind offers a better story and atmosphere, while Oblivion offers a more modern experience. The graphics are a bit dated by today’s standards, but I still sometimes catch myself stunned by the beauty of Cyrodiil. Skills are a lot more streamlined than Morrowind, which I consider a negative trait, although it does make the game friendlier to newcomers. Combat is not as bad as so many people claim. To me, it really feels like I’m actually swinging the sword. The magic system is a lot simpler than Morrowind’s but a lot easier to use. It is not as good as Skyrim’s magic system, but still useful.

The DLC The Knights of the Nine and The Shivering Isles far trump Oblivion’s main quest. Knights of the Nine puts on a holy crusade to fight against Umariil the Unfeathered, an ancient Ayleid elf who has come to try to enslave men once more. The Shivering Isles sends you to the frankly breathtaking realm of Sheogorath, the Daedric “Mad God”. Most of the dialogue in The Shivering Isles will have you chuckling to yourself and smiling. And the atmosphere of the realm brings nostalgia from Morrowind to mind.

Now, I am going to discuss mods. Oblivion’s modding scene is unparalleled by Morrowind or Skyrim. There are enormous overhaul mods, plenty of lore friendly stories, and enthralling and immersive stories and factions. You can even reach an added five or six hundred more hours if you play through some quality mods. Morroblivion, brings the entire landmass of the previous game, Morrowind, as well as all of it’s quests, items, NPCs, creatures, etc. You can then travel between the two provinces with your same character. Other mods add some of the other provinces from Tamriel. And a few mods have been so well rated that they’ve become known as unofficial expansion packs.

Oblivion is an astounding RPG that will draw you in and stick with you for a long, long time. The replayability of Oblivion is excellent. The game was released eight years ago and I am still playing it to this day. You will not regret buying this game. Get the Deluxe pack for $25 that comes with all the DLC, themed player lairs, and, yes, even horse armor. It is well worth the price and you will get your money’s worth over and over again.
Posted: 27 June
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301 of 324 people (93%) found this review helpful
45.8 hrs on record
Bam. You're a prisoner. Then what? Oh, its just PICARD TELLING YOU YOU'RE IN HIS DREAMS. SECRET. PASSAGE. HE DIES (OH NOES) TAKE THIS SEXY AMULET. GET OUT OF THE SEWERS. EXPLORE FOR 100+ HOURS.

Well, you can already tell this game will be incredible.

But seriously, this game starts off very strong. You're a prisoner, with your crimes unknown to you. As long as you don't abuse the character creator (hehe...) you'll be able to mold your ideal elf, human, or orc... or cat... or lizard. But yes, many great awesome things happen in the first few minutes within the game. You may think the game is linear... until you exit that sewer.

"Can I go anywhere?" "Can I follow this road?" "I want that horse. Can I steal it?" The answer to all this is a glorious "yes". Oblivion is at it's best when you're wondering along the vast land of Cyrodiil, exploring multiple dungeons, mines, and towns. Oblivion is outdated, but still pulls you into the world.

Quests are great. Some surpass Skyrim's as far as story goes. (The Thieves’ Guild quest line is so much better.) There are both your typical quests with markers, and a well mix of a few. Ranging from some puzzle solving, to even being a detective, it'll keep you entertained. Help out a town by shutting down an Oblivion Gate (which furthers the main story), and now you can buy a house there, and buy upgrades for it, just for playing the main quest. Kill an innocent person, and have a very unique visitor appear, and follow a very dark path. Either way you'll be getting into all sorts of crazy situations, and it'll be a delight.

Gameplay is more complex than Skyrim, yet not quite like Morrowind's. I consider it a perfect balance, as its tough, but very rewarding. If you're a weakling, maybe you shouldn't steal that horse just yet. Oblivion in a way pushes you to a certain type of major, as if you’re taking college classes. Keep shooting that bow, and you'll advance specially in that skill set, and use your experience to further develop this. But if you pull out a sword after not using it for three levels, well you might want to rethink what you're doing. It’s not hard, but the game defiantly wants to pick one type of combat and stick with it. This is fine to me, as I love dedicating my character to a specific type of combat. If I want to be good with a sword, and have some good magical ability as a side dish, I can do that. It'll just take time.

This game probably has the greatest DLC ever. The horse armor has so much value... well not really THAT specific DLC, but Shivering Isles is a MUST HAVE. You're getting another free game when you purchase this. Knights of the Nine is harder to get access to due to the slow leveling progress, but is also pretty great. Get GOTYDeluxe, its worth the extra $5, you penny pincher.

Mods, mods everywhere as well. There are some greats ones. In fact, this game taught me how to mod. I might of ruined my first save file(s) tough doing that, so be warned; there's no silky Steam Workshop bed waiting for you upstairs. You must use either your brain, or a Mod Manager application.

For those complaining that it isn't working on Windows 7; The Steam (digital) version seems to work fine, and there's a mod called "Unofficial Oblivion Patch" which solves many conflicts and errors, and is stupidly simple to install. Get the latest version patched for your game as well. In fact, before even launching the game, you might want to do all these things I've mentioned. Also have the latest video drivers installed (derp).

Oblivion may be old, but you shouldn't stick your nose up at it. It's great, and will always be great.
Posted: 3 April
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153 of 169 people (91%) found this review helpful
237.4 hrs on record
Sandbox, meet Fantasy RPG.

Fantasy RPG, Sandbox.

The two of you are going to have a child. It's going to be named "Arena." Arena will want a sibling. Then you'll have "Daggerfall". Then "Morrowind". By then, you'll be expert parents and will know exactly how to raise a perfect child.

You will name it "Oblivion".

Oblivion will be loved and cherished by millions.
Posted: 2 April
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567 of 761 people (75%) found this review helpful
170.3 hrs on record
90% of my time spent playing was: duplicating poisoned apples, placing them in guard barracks, and watching guards slowly die

11/10 would buy horse armor
Posted: 24 March
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304 of 445 people (68%) found this review helpful
35.2 hrs on record
if you have a fetish for quest-giving talking potatoes, this game is for you
Posted: 15 May
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