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Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Upcoming Patch

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Nose 0ver Tail - XBOX ON!
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 09:55
Who would like to battle on horseback?

It seems as though the team at Bethesda has been quite busy since the release of their multi award winning game. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's first DLC (Dawnguard) has been announced, they've introduced Kinect integration and, today, right from the horses mouth, we learn of the inclusion of mounted combat. Keep reading to find what else patch 1.6 will bring.

NEW FEATURES

Mounted Combat - Skyrim now allows you to do melee and ranged combat while riding a horse

BUG FIXES

General stability and memory optimizations
General AI pathfinding optimizations and bug fixes
Optimizations and crash fixes for data leaks
Fixed rare crash with lighting
Fixed crashes related to loading and saving games
Fixed crash with summoned creatures/NPCs
Fixed rare issue where saves would be corrupted
Improved logic for when ranged kill cams are played
Fixed issue with ranged kill cams while killing a dragon
Fixed rare issue with certain ranged kill cams not playing properly
Fixed issue with nirnroot lighting not properly cleaning up
Fixed issue where bow damage was being calculated incorrectly
Fixed rare problem with werewolf kill moves would not finish animating properly
In “The Break of Dawn” fixed rare issue where Meridia’s Beacon would disappear from player’s inventory
Fixed occasional issue where followers would disappear after player pays off a bounty after committing a crime
Fixed issue where certain creatures and NPCs would fail to respawn properly
Fixed rare issue with dialogue subtitles not displaying properly
Fixed issue with water appearing blurry when loading a saved game after creating a save underwater
Fixed issue where map cursor would occasionally disappear after closing a message box with Kinect enabled (Xbox 360)
Fixed rare issue with shouts only performing the first level and not other unlocked levels with Kinect enabled (Xbox 360)
Fixed issue where the shout buttons would stop working properly if users mashed LB and RB during cooldown with Kinect enabled (Xbox 360)
As of today, there's no firm release date for patch 1.6. We'll let you know as soon as we have more information.
DyingAtheist
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 09:59
Bow and Arrow from Horseback = <3
anomalystic777 - Mini Dive!!!
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 09:59
Melee from horseback should have been in the original release IMO.
Oddworld X
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 10:00
Yes! I always knew we'd eventually be able to fight on horseback!
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KIxTw0
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 10:01
I´m still waiting for the day when they patch the following thing :

I want to be able to complete the thieves guild quest line, even if ( i did this ) i sold my thieves armor :(

Last achievement missing for me , seems i have to play it again from a earlier save ... mhhhhh
noth1ngness69
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 10:02
Yay for mounted combat. Got a bit annoying having to hop off the horse to attack
Dreakon13
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 10:10, Edited on 25 May 12 at 10:12 by Dreakon13
With all of the stuff they're putting into these patches for free (mounted combat, additional combat kill-cams, Kinect integration, etc), I have to think Dawnguard will be pretty badass.
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Last post: 25 May 14 at 02:38
Posted on 25 May 12 at 10:13
DyingAtheist said:Bow and Arrow from Horseback = <3Totally agree with you on this one! :D
Gonna be so good just riding along then all of a sudden, you fire a random arrow then you get a kill cam because you get a headshot on a guy across the world XD
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 10:14, Edited on 25 May 12 at 10:14 by HERKONE29
Great news!!wink
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 10:21
FunkyMacMue said:I´m still waiting for the day when they patch the following thing :

I want to be able to complete the thieves guild quest line, even if ( i did this ) i sold my thieves armor :(

Last achievement missing for me , seems i have to play it again from a earlier save ... mhhhhh
They patched that months ago. All pieces of the Thieves armor can now be found at their HQ.
Eggsish
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 10:24
This may not be completely related to this, but if you have this game on Steam you can try the patch out through beta participation. Tried it for a few minutes yesterday and it works.
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 10:25
Wooo i can now kill people while on shadwowmere. :D Nice to see then still adding things as well as the bug fixes.
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 10:39
Bethesda are great, still fixing the bugs from what is an amazing game!
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 10:43
anomalystic777 said:Melee from horseback should have been in the original release IMO.Yes but the retail version was a beta.
I NuII I
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 10:57
Bow and Arrow on Horseback can't wait !!!!
Gennady25X
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 11:10
Finally! Praise the lawd!
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ResDogsMrPink
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 11:12
Bout time....that's been my only complaint with skyrim since its release. Even link could shoot his bow from his horse come on now...
Ackter
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Last post: Yesterday at 22:09
Posted on 25 May 12 at 11:17
So Mounted Combat was clearly in the game right from the start but was disabled until now because they couldn't get it working correctly.

That's too massive a design feature, and far too much work (especially when you consider animations), to have been added in a patch. It's something that was always meant to be in the game but is only showing up now because its only now they've got it working.
Plasma SKX
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 11:23
patch 1.7 will fix 1.6 ^_^
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Posted on 25 May 12 at 11:29
Good to see their consistant with these.
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