The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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Not A Cop Jun 20, 2014 @ 10:53pm
Are the expansions worth it at the sale prices?
I haven't played in months but enjoyed my time with the game immensly. Mods truly bring out the most of Skyrim's capabilities.

I have been looking for an excuse to get back into it and I do not have the expansions. I see they are on sale due to the summer sale. Are they worth it at the sale prices or should I just stick to modding the game for new content?

Dawnguard is currently $13.39 (33% off)
Hearthfire is $3.34 (33% off)
Dragonborn is $13.39 (33% off)

Thanks for any help.
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Delta 1038 Jun 20, 2014 @ 10:58pm 
Honestly? Standard procedure for Steam Sales; if the game isn't on Daily Deal/Flash/Last Day, don't buy it.
Irishinator Jun 20, 2014 @ 11:06pm 
I would just download this awesome mod I just got called Wyrmstooth or something like that it adds in a nice sized islands to explore. But get the DLC when it is 50% or higher off, the dlc is worth it, Dragonborn is the best one. The price should go down in a few days I think.
hammerfest451 Jun 20, 2014 @ 11:09pm 
agree with delta, however, watch the items that you want by adding them to your wishlist. steam should notify you if they drop in price. i will say though that dawnguard and dragonborn are worth getting, but i don't think hearthfire really is. at current price hf is fine, but sales are finicky and i've seen items by $3 one day and the next go up to $9+. So just watch and be careful. And if steam does a bundle of dlc's, then those are the best buys. hope this helps.
Wait for the Daily Deals; they will be cheaper
UltraMonk Jun 20, 2014 @ 11:50pm 
Yeah no need to pay more than you have too. I've been waiting for Dawnguard and Dragonborn to come out really cheap, have the rest already.
getting legendary is a nice purchase 2/3 of the expansions are worth it
WoodenIdol Jun 21, 2014 @ 12:57am 
I have Heartfire, and honestly I don't think it adds enough to bother with. The other DLC's are quite nice though, and I would say that they are worth buying.
Pandonic Jun 21, 2014 @ 1:01am 
Legendary is a great deal on sale
Polna Jun 21, 2014 @ 1:28am 
It is, but if we already have the game and buy legendary edition, will we get a separate game or will we have also the DLCs on the "vanilla" edition ?
Lenant Jun 21, 2014 @ 2:03am 
hey friend, the expansions worth it? yes. is it enought to go back? dont know.
i was like you, trying to go back, and than i found this:

its a mod that changes EVERYTHING, it makes the game AWESOME. its like ANOTHER GAME.
if you really want a reason to go back, download this mod, it suports dawnguard by default and dragonborn with a downloadble patch.
you can also download falskaar mod:
(with another patch it can be used with requiem too)

theres also the Wyrmstooth that ppl already said. but its not compatible with requiem so i dont use it.
Anonimo Jun 21, 2014 @ 2:13am 
I think they worth it, i bought the legendary edition and it gave me over 100 hours. Hearthfire is not very impresive on its own but the whole pack rly expand the game
Loam 4 Life Jun 21, 2014 @ 2:19am 
Totally wurf it!
Exept Hearthfire maybe :P
Jonx0r Jun 21, 2014 @ 3:33am 
@Lenant: There's a requiem patch for Wyrmstooth too.
jconan7777777 Jun 21, 2014 @ 3:58am 
Don't forget you can get this stuff from other places and download to steam too, if you find a great deal somewhere.
SpeedFreak1972 Jun 21, 2014 @ 4:15am 
Well have all and it's worth it ... maybe hearthfire as such not so much however if you want to mod in the future you will discover that a lot of mods are dependent on the dlc (hearthfire, dawnguard, dragonborn)
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Date Posted: Jun 20, 2014 @ 10:53pm
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