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Howard: It’s a “common misconception” Skyrim’s PS3 issues are tied to save data

Bethesda’s Todd Howard has said the team working on Skyrim knew it would experience a “bad memory situation” when developing the game for PS3, and worked extra hard on the code to prevent issues from occurring; however, problems did arise with “a small percentage” users.

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Skyrim Patch headlines

  • Bethesda releases preliminary patch notes for Skyrim Update 1.4

    Bethesda has release preliminary patch notes for Skyrim Update 1.4, and said the patch is current undergoing testing on all three platforms.   The patch notes are listed below, and because of this, we must warn you that certain entries may contain *spoliers*. You have been warned.

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  • Bethesda reconfirms PS3 issues in Skyrim will be addressed with Update 1.4

    Bethesda has taken to Twitter to assure PS3 users experiencing stuttering and lag in Skyrim that the issues will be addressed with the release of Update 1.4. The issues occur with the PS3 version as save files age. Users were hoping framerate issues would be fixed with Update 1.3 in December, but Bethesda said at […]

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  • Skyrim Update 1.3 now available on Steam

    Bethesda has announced that Update 1.3 for Skyrim is now available on Steam, and is currently being submitted to Sony and Microsoft. Below the break are the release notes for the update.

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  • Skyrim patch: Resistance breaking bug found, some PS3 users still have lag

    It looks as though some players are still experiencing some lag issues in Skyrim on PS3, even after applying the patch released on Monday. Furthermore, both PS3 and Xbox 360 users are reporting the patch came with a new bug, which causes players to take full damage from hits despite any applied resistances.

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  • Skyrim patch expected week after Thanksgiving

    Bethesda’s Pete Hines has stated over Twitter that folks can expect patches for Skyrim to hit the week after Thanksgiving. According to his tweet on the matter, the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions have been submitted for certification, and one for PC is “coming too.” No word just yet on what all be included in […]

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  • Skyrim PS3 users experiencing lag, workaround suggested until patch is released

    Skyrim players have reported issues with the PS3 version once 5-6MB of stored save data is surpassed, which is apparently causing lag and the inability to interact with NPCs.

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