Elder Scrolls Skyrim Update 1.6 Is Live For Xbox Owners

Posted June 8, 2012 by in Latest News

Headline:: Elder Scrolls Skyrim 1.6 Update Is Live For Xbox Owners

Xbox owners get the Skyrim update which has horse mounted combat and a load of bug fixes.

by Jason Moquin
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Xbox 360 owners who stopped traveling through Skyrim just found a reason to come back, melee and ranged combat from horseback.

The Skyrim update 1.6 brings horseback combat to the console for the first time, something it’s sister version on the PC has been enjoying for some time now.

Along with the new gameplay feature the update carries a slew of bug fixes that cover the following.

Bug fixes:

  • General stability and memory optimisations
  • General AI pathfinding optimizations and bug fixes
  • Optimisations 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)

Source: OXM

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Jason Moquin

Jason has been around video games since he's been born. He's also been around Godzilla, Giant Japanese Robots, and the Marx Brothers.

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