Skyrim 1.7 Update for consoles coming Thursday 8/9

by: Dan -
More On: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Just a little over two weeks after Steam users picked up the Skyrim 1.7 patch, it will be hitting consoles per the official Bethesda twitter feed.  Just a little bit ago, Bethesda announced that 1.7 will be available this Thursday for PS3 and Xbox 360 users.  The patch primarily fixes bugs and crashes, with some general stability and language updates thrown in.  Check out the complete list per Bethesda:


  • General memory and stability optimizations
  • Fixed crash related to new water shaders
  • Fixed rare crash related to dragon landings
  • Fixed logic error with loading screens from add-ons (Xbox 360)
  • Using vampiric grip and swimming no longer prevents swimming animation from playing afterwards
  • Improved recognition with Kinect voice commands (Xbox 360)
  • Kinect-enabled dragon language shouts for French, German, Italian and Spanish work properly (Xbox 360)
  • Fixed issue with Dawnguard Kinect-enabled dragon shouts for French, German, Italian and Spanish (Xbox 360)