Skyrim Update 1.6 Will Include Mounted Combat
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Skyrim Update 1.6 Will Include Mounted Combat

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When the next update, version 1.6, is released for Skyrim, it will include a long list of bug fixes and bring a whole new feature, Mounted Combat, to the game; which according to Bethesda is one of the most requested features by fans. Well your wish is about to be granted.

While there’s no release date for the update on consoles, you can join in on the beta testing of the update if you have the PC version of Skyrim on Steam . You can read the full list of bug fixes below, and if you want to learn more about getting in on the PC Beta testing on Steam, click here.

NEW FEATURES

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

 
BUG FIXES

  • 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)

 

[Source: Bethesda Blog]

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Contributor: TheControllerOnline   Posted: May 24, 2012 at 7:31pm
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