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Skyrim Update 1.02 notes released, Xbox 360 and PC release on Nov 30

Monday, 28 November 2011 19:33 GMT By Debabrata Nath

As reported earlier today, Bethesda’s started rolling out the latest update for Skyrim on the PlayStation 3. The firm’s released the official patch notes for update 1.2 and confirmed the patch is live in North America.

The patch which was already available to users in Europe, has gone live in North America, according to a tweet from Bethesda.

The update fixes game-breaking shuttering issues which some PS3 players faced with long-term play, as well as several other important bugs and gameplay issues. The patch notes are below:

  • 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)
  • After releasing the 1.2 update, we will continue to monitor forums, blogs, etc. for issues you are reporting, and we will keep you updated on further updates to improve your gameplay experience.

The patch will be released for Xbox 360 and PC on November 30.

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21 Comments

  1. HeavyD-Love

    Nice work Bethesda

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Charlie Sheen

    What a shite patch tbf.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. anjin

    “Fixed occasional issue where a guest would arrive to the player’s wedding dead”

    :D

    #3 3 years ago
  4. Noodlemanny

    @CS
    What else are you purposed to do in a patch? Its to fix problems, from what I see problems have been fixed. What other than that can you do?

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Edo

    Nope,not fixing glitches that I have encountered:
    - finished quests but the log says I did not finish them
    - quest items stuck in the inventory even after I deliver them(especially annoying since you CAN’T get rid of them)
    - archery glitch that instead of leveling it to a certain number drops it to 15
    - being given same quests over and over again(probably what Mr.Howard meant when he said “infinite number of quests” :) )

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Erthazus

    Lol.

    Thats it? Seriously?

    Oh, Bethesda.

    @Edo, “- being given same quests over and over again(probably what Mr.Howard meant when he said “infinite number of quests” )”

    It’s not a glitch or a bug. It’s “Radiant Story”. That system was designed since the Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall and it works that way and it will give you infinite quests that can be the same over and over again.

    @Noodlemanny, judging by the patch. 95% of the SKYRIM problems are not fixed at all.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. Edo

    #6 And that makes sense cause…..?Who the hell wants to do the same freakin’ quests over and over again!?

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Erthazus

    @7, cause thats how it works. Just don’t get them anymore.

    Radiant story is for people who want more action. I don’t know why they returned that thing from Daggerfall, but whatever really. It’s not like it’s a horrible thing.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. jacobvandy

    Yeah, hopefully this patch fully sorts out the mouse sensitivity and key binding issues, but SERIOUSLY? No fixes for glitchy quests, broken quests, physics issues, WATER issues, plenty of others I can’t think of right now? What the hell took them two weeks to release this then?

    @7 The randomized quests are there for when you’ve completed everything else and still want some direction. Generic quests for Dark Brotherhood, Companions, Thieves Guild, etc. along with “Go to this dungeon and clear out the bandits” or “Go kill this dragon.” For some people that’s better than simply running out of things to do after a while and wandering around aimlessly.

    #9 3 years ago
  10. HeavyD-Love

    They release a fix patch and people still complain. Unbelievable.

    They’re patching what they can as they can. Of course there will be more.

    #10 3 years ago
  11. YoungZer0

    Performance should also be worked on.

    #11 3 years ago
  12. Erthazus

    Performance? Performance is fantastic in this game. If you have decent rig you won’t have a problem.
    They won’t fix it because it is good for how it is. Maybe they will eventually fix “Decal Quality” issue, but nothing more than that. There are no memory leaks and etc. Bethesda won’t do nothing here.

    @jacobvandy,
    “but SERIOUSLY? No fixes for glitchy quests, broken quests, physics issues, WATER issues, plenty of others I can’t think of right now? What the hell took them two weeks to release this then?”

    Yeah, i’m very surprised about this. + they seriously need to fix dagger/leather bracer thing because it is a cheap exloit not to mention that they need to do something with (legendary) or (epic) stuff, because they are really overpowered.

    #12 3 years ago
  13. YoungZer0

    @12: I have a decent Rig. Crysis 2. BF3. Not sweating.

    Stop talking from your own experience and assume that whenever it runs fine on your system it runs fine on all systems.

    #13 3 years ago
  14. YoungZer0

    @9: Ever heard of crunch-time? Usually 3 months of hardwork until the game is finished. Don’t you think they deserve some vacation?

    #14 3 years ago
  15. jacobvandy

    @12 I wasn’t even thinking of the balance issues, lol, those also need tweaking, yes. Smithing proficiency increases need to be scaled somewhat like it is with lockpicking, where lower level stuff barely nudges your progress if you have a high skill. If I’m capable of making Daedric weapons and armor, there really isn’t much more I can learn from putting together an iron dagger…

    I don’t know if they’ll change the ability to buff up your smithing so high that your improved stuff is overpowered, but I think they should adjust the damage reduction for armor (it maxes out with 80% reduction at ~570 armor rating, which can be easily surpassed) and maybe increase the physical damage resistances of enemies, at least at higher difficulties. That’d be easier than trying to tweak the improvement system.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. Erthazus

    @13,

    “Crysis 2. BF3.”

    This is not the indicator. I can run them on the old 8800 GTX just fine. but i can also run them on DUAL/QUAD-SLI 580 GTX just fine too. The question is in the hardware and what it can do.

    currently i have 580 GTX for example and i have “0″ problems with SKYRIM. More than 60 frames per second and etc – “0″ drops, “0″ memory leaks, while my friend have GTX 470 1280 mb and he have Decal Quality issues and freezes in some cities and it’s a brand new card from the 400 series, but it’s not a SKYRIM problem. It’s only a videocard issue.

    @jacobvandy, i can’t comment on this because i agree with everything here you just said. You are correct sir. These are really good solutions for the current problem. Bravo.

    #16 3 years ago
  17. TheWarRanger

    the game-breaking shuttering was killin me, my redguard was so powerfull, and i had so much stuff packed in my houses’ it was like a LAG fest. thanks for theFix!!!!!

    #17 3 years ago
  18. TheWarRanger

    the mind of madness mission doesn’t load , why??

    #18 3 years ago
  19. Robification

    When I went to download the patch for Skyrim that came out today 11/28/11, I noticed that it said 1.02 which is the same patch that I download before this patch came out on the “Day 1″ patch on 11/11/11. So I downloaded it and what not, then I go to “Game Data Utility” and go to the “Skyrim Update” icon then hit triangle and hit information to see what patch it really was…turns it said “Patch 1.02 downloaded 11/11/11 8:48p.m. which is obviously the date I downloaded the first patch. What’s the deal…is it another Texas Law thing where this patch won’t reach out to Texas?

    #19 3 years ago
  20. Dragon-shit-smells

    this patch is shit!! there is still a giant flying penis here, beth your dragon design is that closely related to an enormous penis, I am offended! and the giant scrotum like design for it’s legs! come on, you should be ashamed, naming it the one eyed dragon… and making it spit that white foamy substance! you say venom!!! and why the hell was that abomination of a creature flying in and out of a cave for 15 minutes making those rough moaning sounds? and then spitting that foamy crap all over when it was done. I got to say it was disturbing, damn you bethesada! your crude humor is not appreciated… I will be forever scared by the one eyed dragon… esepically after slaying it! I felt violated as the dragon soul got absorbed into my character’s rectum.. awful. I sent this to beth’s support email if anyone else is having this issue please address it to them.

    #20 3 years ago
  21. TinyBird

    I did that update because I had a problem with the first dragon. I could not get its soul after killing it and it didn’t become a skeleton. Now after that update I still have that problem, no matter how many times I try to kill the dragon. Is it because I did all kinds of other missions before killing this first dragon? Or do I have to start new game after update to get it work properly? If so, you should have told that earlier…

    #21 3 years ago

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    Dragon Age creator David Gaider is leaving his baby behind. Dragon Age is a team effort, but Gaider was one of the key creatives behind the franchise, creating the setting of Thedas (which, I was recently amused to learn, is an acronym: “THE Dragon Age Setting”). He was lead writer on all three games and […]

  • Unity 5 available for free with “no fucking around”

    Unity 5 looks amazing, and you can download and faff about with it for free right now. “We’re not nickel-and-diming people. When we say it’s free, it’s free. We’re not charging a royalty, which I think is akin to looking for whales.” Unity Technologies announced the release of the fifth version of its popular, simple, […]

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 may be the end of the series

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 released yesterday, and many fans theorise that it marks the end of the series. Five Nights at Freddy’s developer Scott Cawthon has released a new teaser image on his website, but rather than pointing to a new game, many fans believe the teaser signals the end of the series. The […]

  • Source 2 announced, will also be free

    Valve has formally unveiled Source Engine 2, the third major engine to go free to developers at GDC 2015. Source 2 is the successor to the engine Valve has been using since Counter-Strike: Source and Half-Life 2. Valve didn’t have much to say about the technicalities of this long-awaited release. It is apparently focused on […]

  • SteamVR: Valve’s Lighthouse tech allows you to walk around while playing

    SteamVR’s key differentiator is a piece of tech allowing headsets to connect with other devices for extra accurate, room-scale tracking. Valve has announced a new bit of technology called Lighthouse, which it is making freely available to any hardware manufacturer. Like the extra tracking LEDs on Sony’s updated Project Morpheus, Lighthouse improves the headset’s accuracy, […]

  • Steam Machines, Controller, streaming box to launch in November

    Steam Machines will finally become a reality before the end of the year. Valve’s living room PC systems will release in November, the company announced today. Well, I say Valve’s – the idea behind Steam Machines is that a number of manufacturers will offer variously priced systems. Alienware and Falcon Northwest are among the dozen […]

  • Telltale veterans form new team, announce teen thriller Oxenfree

    Oxenfree is a supernatural teen thriller from some of the team behind Telltale Games’ award-winning adventures. New indie Night School Studios unveiled Oxenfree at GDC 2015. It tells the story of a group of friends who accidentally open a “ghostly rift” at an overnight party on the coast. Night School, which is made up of […]

  • PS4 global sales now stand at over 20.2 million

    The PS4 has sold 20.2 million units worldwide. Sony announced the new PS4 sales milestone at GDC 2015 today. It’s a hell of an achievement and salt in the wounds for Microsoft, which hasn’t updated us on Xbox One sales since it shipped “almost” 10 million back in November last year, and has fallen back […]

  • PS4 VR headset Morpheus out in 2016, capable of 120 FPS – video

    Sony’s VR headset Project Morpheus has some impressive grunt. Virtual reality and Morpheus were the heart of Sony’s GDC 2015 presentation today, ahead of its newly announced first-half 2016 comemrcial launch. SCE Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida detailed the headset’s impressive capabilities, notably the fact that it can handle 120 FPS VR games. The PS4 […]

  • Papo & Yo developer making a VR game about dinosaurs

    Some days you write a headline and it makes you so happy that that you have to do a little chair dance, you know what I mean? Papo & Yo developer Minority Media, whom I would personally go to the wall for after they cut out my heart and stomped on it via the medium […]

  • Wasteland 2, Shovel Knight and more in big ole bunch of indies coming to Xbox One

    Xbox One owners are about to receive a pile of great new indie games. At GDC 2015, Microsoft revealed a list of new indie games headed to Xbox One. Some of these titles have already released on other platforms, so it looks like Microsoft has really relaxed the parity clause of ID@Xbox – or perhaps […]

  • Here’s an indie VR game made with Unreal Engine 4

    GDC 2015 is blowing up with indie games, VR and Unreal Engine 4, so here’s a video combining all three. Loading Human is a virtual reality adventure from indie developer Untold Games. It’s in the works for Mac and PC, and Sony has given an early green light for Project Morpheus, too, so expect it […]

  • GTA Online: Daily Objectives and Adversary Mode coming next week

    Heists aren’t the only thing coming to GTA Online next week: players can also expect Adversary Modes, new Daily Objectives and other Freemode activities. GTA Online’s Adversary Modes are new PvP modes which feature a range of competitive challenges and will unlock as players progress through Heists. Here’s a rundown straight from Rockstar: Come Out […]

  • Syndicate is the latest free game download on Origin

    The latest free title to be added to EA’s Origin service is 1993′s Syndicate. For a limited time, you can download the game for free and keep it, much like previous titles such as Theme Hospital. The isometric, real-time, tactical-action game was developed by Bullfrog Productions and released in June 1993. It is a favorite […]

  • Ancient Labyrinth DLC for Lords of the Fallen now available

    The Ancient Labyrinth DLC for Lords of the Fallen is now available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It will run you $7.99 and builds upon the existing lore, characters, and storyline. Have a look at some new screenshots in the gallery below.

  • Shadowrun Online gets a name change and release date

    Shadowrun Online developer Cliffhanger Productions has announced the game’s name has been changed to Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown and a release date for April has been set. The new title was formed via the developer and its Kickstarter backers, with the goal being to let those unfamiliar with the game know by the title alone […]

  • Amazon hosting Rockstar and 2K Games sale

    Amazon is hosting a Rockstar Games and 2K Games sale with discounts Max Payne titles, Bully and more. Here’s just some of the offerings listed: Manhunt 2 PC Download $3.00 Max Payne 3 PC Download $4.00 Bully: Scholarship Edition PC Download $3.00 LA Noire Xbox 360 $2.95 L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition PC Download $6.00 […]

  • Destiny weekly reset video shows off Inferno Crucible gameplay

    We have a gameplay video featuring Inferno Crucible gameplay featured in the Destiny weekly reset for you. In it, Arekkz Gaming gives you a look at Inferno Crucible and goes over the various intricacies. You can read up on the weekly reset through the links.

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Episode 2 available from today

    Episode 2 for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is now available. If you’ve purchased the Complete Season, you’ll be able to download Episode 2 on PS3, PS4 and Xbox One. Steam players should see the episode go live around 9-10pm PST, and Xbox 360 owners should be able to download very early tomorrow morning, per Capcom […]

  • Here’s a sneak peek video for Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

    Fatshark Games has released a sneak peek video for its upcoming Games Workshop title, Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide. Vermintide is a FPS, co-op action title coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and its set during the End Times of the Warhammer universe in the city of Ubersreik. Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare video shows Ascendance DLC early access weapon

    As you know, Xbox Season Pass holders now have early access to the Ascendance DLC Pack bonus weapons for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Now you can watch a trailer for the weapon. The OHM directed energy hybrid weapon can switch between an LMG and Shotgun “on the fly,” and it also includes the OHM-Werewolf […]

  • March PS Plus games include OlliOlli 2, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, more

    March PlayStation Plus titles have popped up on the PS Plus page. Noticed by NeoGAF user skynidas, the titles include: OlliOlli2 (PS4/VITA) Valiant Hearts: The Great War (PS4) Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (PS4) Counterspy (PS4/PS3) Papo & Yo (PS3) Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment (PS3) A notice has also been posted on the EU PS […]

  • Sci-fi horror game Caffeine will release on Xbox One, PS4 alongside PC – new trailer

    Caffeine creator Dylan Browne has announced the Unreal Engine 4 game will be released on Xbox One. The game will be published through Microsoft’s Indie Program. As previously announced, it is also coming to PC and and now PlayStation 4. Caffeine is a sci-fi horror game which stars a young boy who has been abandoned […]

  • Xbox 360 Preview program invites going out this month

    Much like the Xbox One Preview program, starting early this month, invites for the Xbox 360 Preview program will start rolling out. Select invitees will be able to join program directly from their Xbox 360. A special Xbox Live message will be sent, directing users to head over to their Settings page. Further instructions are […]

  • Tron: Legacy director in negotiations for Gran Turismo film

    Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is said to be in early negotiations to direct the Gran Turismo film. This is according to the Hollywood Reporter, which states Michael De Luca is still slated as one of the producers alongside Matt Milam, Dana Brunetti, Josh Bratman, DeVon Franklin and Elizabeth Cantillon. Plot details are still unknown […]

  • Fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation is available for download

    The Trigger, which is is the fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation, is available to download from today. In it, players will “compete against the clock” across three new maps in Survivor Mode. Set before the events of the main game, players step into the shoes of Sevastopol Station’s Ricardo who will do what he […]

  • HBO Go app now available on PlayStation 4

    Sony has announced the HBO Go app will be made available for download later today for PlayStation 4. The app works just like the PS version. Now you can watch True Detective, Game of Thrones, Veep and more through your console. Information on installation is available through the PS Blog.

  • Skyrim mods no longer restricted to 100MB in size

    Bethesda has announced a beta for Creation Kit update 1.9.33, lifts the 100MB size restriction for Skyrim mod makers. The beta is for both Skyrim’s PC launcher and the Creation Kit which will allow for unlimited file sizes. Here are the notes: Creation Kit 1.9.33 Update Creation Kit now supports unlimited file sizes for mods […]

  • Mad Max release date set for September, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions canned

    Mad Max from Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios has been given a September release date, along with the new of a last-gen cancellation. The axing of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions were announced via Game Informer. Mad Max is the magazine’s featured game for the April issue. Avalanche, according GI, nixed development on […]

  • MGS 5: The Phantom Pain out in September, Kojima “closing the loop” on saga

    Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will be released in September, according to an IGN Italy video, which also features Hideo Kojima discussing “With Metal Gear Solid 5, I’m finally “closing the loop” on the Metal Gear saga. The video has since been removed, but an image cap of the date is posted above. […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 Rockstar Energy Car Pack now available

    The Rockstar Energy Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One is available now, alongside the free car for March. The free car is the Acura Integra Type-R, and the Rockstar pack included the following vehicles: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GRC 2015 Subaru WRX STI 1996 BMW 850CSi 2015 Jaguar XFR-S 1970 Volkswagen #1107 Desert […]

  • 3DS firmware update kills web browser exploit

    Nintendo has issued a 3DS firmware update which fixes a web browser exploit that was being used to run pirated Game Boy Color ROMs since January as well as inject code within downloadable games. Another piece of code, per Eurogamer, changed the setting on the handheld to make it region-free. The exploit was only available […]