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Another Skyrim patch incoming next week

Bethesda is to release another patch for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim next week.

Posting on the Bethesda blog, the developer said it’ll “be releasing an incremental update next week, ” while also adding that it “anticipates it will be up on PC first, and then hit PS3 and Xbox 360 later in the week.

According to the blog, “Among other things, the update will fix issues like magic resistance not calculating properly and the rare, amazing backwards flying dragon.”

Bethesda has also promised to continue support, saying that it will keep an eye out for issues and then “after the holidays, release regular updates for the game — through full title updates, as well as incremental ‘gameplay updates’ to fix whatever issues come up along with rebalancing portions of the game for difficulty or exploits.”

“We plan on having a lot of these, not just a few. Overall, you should expect updates to be hitting the PC and Steam earlier and more often, as that’s a process we control. Console updates will follow, as they must be certified and processed by those manufacturers.

“We all know this is a huge game, and everyone has a different experience. We’ll continue to do everything we can to make the game better and better for as many people as possible every day. We’ve also realized that with the millions upon millions of people playing Skyrim, we need to treat our updates with greater care. If we get too aggressive trying to fix a minor issue, we run a risk of breaking something larger in a game like this.

“To be safe, we are prioritizing code side fixes right now over data fixes. Quest and balance issues are usually data, and those will start rolling in a large way with the January updates.”

Edited On 02 Dec, 2011

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