86-Year-Old ‘Skyrim Grandma’ Reveals Her Xbox Wish – “Want to Play It Before I Die”

Published 06/16/2022, 5:46 PM EDT

Would you still play your favorite video games at age 80? Well, our beloved Shirley still does at the age of 86! She has proven repeatedly that video games are for all, irrespective of any category. In addition, her recent panel in PAX East revealed how eager she is about the Xbox-exclusive Elder Scrolls 6.

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The aged YouTuber isn’t short of popularity on the platform, boasting of over 1M subscribers. Moreover, her love for Skyrim knows no bounds. So much that she has earned the nickname of ‘Skyrim Grandma’!

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Last month, in a PAX East panel, Shirley expressed her feelings and interests regarding the upcoming Elder Scrolls 6 on Xbox and PC.

Skyrim Grandma wants Bethesda to hurry up with Elder Scrolls 6

At her PAX East Panel, a fan picked up the mic to ask her a ‘silly question’ regarding what she would like to say to Bethesda Director Todd Howard if he was present at the panel. Her answer managed to impress and amuse the crowd!

“I’d ask him to give me a cool game, and I’d ask him to hurry up and finish making Skyrim 6,” she said as a wave of cheering and clapping followed! “I want to play it before I die.” [SOURCE]

Will Elder Scrolls 6 release on Xbox and PC anytime soon?

Unfortunately, Todd Howard has recently revealed that Elder Scrolls 6 is still in pre-production. Moreover, Bethesda would definitely like to focus on Starfield’s entry in 2023 for the time being. Howard also revealed that a Fallout 5 will be coming after Elder Scrolls 6.

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So, there’s still no definite release window for the much-anticipated Elder Scrolls 6. Some fans expect it to drop in 2024 at the earliest, but there’s no confirmation of that.

Elder Scrolls 6 will be exclusively available on Xbox consoles and PC.

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Who is Shirley Curry?

Shirley Curry has been active on YouTube since 2015, uploading videos of her Skyrim gameplay. Her first gameplay video suddenly caught fame, leading to exceptional fame and attention she never wanted. However, she realized the joy behind having so many ‘grandkids’ and being a Grandma to them!

Fortunately, she never stopped uploading her videos and since then, she has grown to be a beloved celebrity popular among all ages.

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Bethesda couldn’t ignore her love for their critically acclaimed franchise. How could they, with a fan petition of over 49,000 signatures, requested Bethesda to add her to Skyrim? As a result, Shirley is all set to appear as an NPC in the upcoming Elder Scrolls 6 on Xbox and PC.

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Sharmila Ganguly

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Sharmila Ganguly is an ESports author at EssentiallySports. After completing her bachelor's degree in engineering, she pursued her love for writing and most importantly, video games. All kinds of video games intrigue her, but her love for shooter video games like Valorant knows no bounds. Apart from video games, she also likes to keep a tab on the world of technology and spend time with her pet parrots!

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