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[Update]:Skyrim Patch Now Available for PS3

The framerate problems have been addressed.

Update: We learned today that the patch for PC and Xbox 360 will go live this Wednesday. This is a current ETA for the patch, and we will update if things change. The original story follows:

Since launch, PS3 owners have been encountering difficulties with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Framerate issues and other problems have been plaguing Skyrim players since launch but it seems that the patch that was promised last week is now live.

Bethesda has released patch 1.02 for the PlayStation 3 and it fixes the lag trouble. The patch was released in Europe first earlier today but is available now for American gamers. A patch for the PC and Xbox 360 versions of the game should be released soon.

Here are the full details for the patch:

  • Improved occasional performance issues resulting from long term play (PlayStation 3)
  • Fixed issue where textures would not properly upgrade when installed to drive (Xbox 360)
  • Fixed crash on startup when audio is set to sample rate other than 44100Hz (PC)
  • Fixed issue where projectiles did not properly fade away
  • Fixed occasional issue where a guest would arrive to the player's wedding dead
  • Dragon corpses now clean up properly
  • Fixed rare issue where dragons would not attack
  • Fixed rare NPC sleeping animation bug
  • Fixed rare issue with dead corpses being cleared up prematurely
  • Skeleton Key will now work properly if player has no lockpicks in their inventory
  • Fixed rare issue with renaming enchanted weapons and armor
  • Fixed rare issue with dragons not properly giving souls after death
  • ESC button can now be used to exit menus (PC)
  • Fixed occasional mouse sensitivity issues (PC)
  • General functionality fixes related to remapping buttons and controls (PC)



Travis Hawks Senior Editor

11/29/2011 at 10:05 PM

"Dragon corpses now clean up properly"

Anyone know if this is talking about a dragon skeleton showing up on the town wall and convulsing continuously while the townsfolk go about their regular routine? That's what happened to me.

Stanton Daries Staff Alumnus

11/30/2011 at 05:47 PM

I got that actually too at the mages college, thought I was under attack for a second

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