Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Upcoming Patch

By Nose 0ver Tail, 6 years ago
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.


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


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.