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Skyrim getting mounted combat via free update

Thursday, 24th May 2012 21:20 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Bethesda has announced mounted combat for Skyrim via a free title update. Those who have the game on Steam should make sure the beta version is up to date and try it out. No date just yet, but it will land on consoles as well. Patch notes can be found on the Bethesda Blog. There’s also a video of it in action below, courtesy of RipTen.

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16 Comments

  1. Ireland Michael

    Okay, that’s kinda awesome.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Hunam

    :D

    Awesome, started a new character a few weeks ago, should be a very different feel to the game!

    (plus loaded up on some mods :P)

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Stephany Nunneley

    It’s very awesome. I am really tempted to get this on PC. I already have on it 360, but the damn thing only runs when it feels like it.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. YoungZer0

    @3: Wow, i don’t even want to imagine all the mods you’re missing out on.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Stephany Nunneley

    @4 Exactly. But previous TES games have taught me that I need a comfortable couch in order to play the games for the long stretches that I do. Plus the fact, that after I get off work, I am loathe to plop back down in front of a computer.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. TheWulf

    JOUSTING ON VERTICAL SURFACES?

    JOUSTING ON VERTICAL SURFACES!

    GEIF, GEIF NOW!

    #6 2 years ago
  7. TheWulf

    @4

    Exactly.

    Skyrim is really kind of dull. The most fun I’ve had in Skyrim are frankly the Moonpaths mod, and the Roofjumper’s Treasure mod.

    What’s funny is that the Moonpaths mod is so, so much more beautiful and graphically impressive than Skyrim itself.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. TheWulf

    @5

    Hook your PC up to a telly. PCS CAN DO THAT!

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Kabby

    Take your pills.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. YoungZer0

    @7: Haven’t tried out the Moonpaths Mod yet. Was afraid it was a little bit unstable, is it that good? I usually download armor, weapons, textures and some graphical mods.

    I mean just look at my character:

    http://www.imagebanana.com/view/umxp10wr/20120411_00011.jpg

    Bokeh effect, warmer colors, darker areas, warpaint by yours-truly, armor from Iorveth (Witcher 2), cleaner skin, etc.

    Downloaded Sexy Solitude and Riften yesterday, just makes the whole game so much more enjoyable.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Moonwalker1982

    So will this come to 360 as well or not at all?

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Stephany Nunneley

    Video added.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Stephany Nunneley

    @11 It says it’s coming to consoles in the post.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Moonwalker1982

    Lol yeah, i must have read past that and didn’t see it. I hope we won’t have to wait too long. But kudos to Bethesda for releasing these cool things like magic kill cams and this, and for free.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Fnoros

    Adding completely new features to skyrim? I kind of hope this becomes a frequent occurence

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Noodlemanny

    0:13 Pro backflip. Coolyo.
    Liking the comments

    #16 2 years ago

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