'The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim' News and Update: New Edition Patch Causes crashes on PC, PS4, Xbox One?

By Arah TJ , Updated Nov 11, 2016 10:28 AM EST
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"The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" new edition faced crashing issues after many players reported it. Its developer Bethesda took an action to fix the crashing issues.

The new edition patch of "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" has been reported had caused game crashes on PC, Play Station 4, and even XBox One, according to Eurogamer. Its developer Bethesda has just released a beta version of patch 1.2 on PC in order to fix the crashing issues, the source added.

On the official site of its developer, they announced they will work to release the update on XBox One and PS4. "Following our beta update, we will work to release the update on Xbox One and PlayStation 4," Bethesda wrote.

Currently, beta content can be automatically enabled on Steam. Players need to enable it by logging into Steam. After that, right-click on Skyrim Special Edition in the library and select Properties and then go to Beta.

Select Beta from drop-down menu and then click "OK." Wait for a few minutes as the game is updating. Once update is done, "Skyrim Special Edition [Beta]" should appear in the Library.

As mentioned earlier, Bethesda released an update, below are the following fixes that are included in "Skyrim" Special Edition 1.2 Update: Fixed issue related to using alt-tab during playing the game (PC); Fixed crash issues related to changing from werewolf back to human form; Fixed crash related to reloading after changing Load Order of mods; Fixed general bug issues; Improvements with browsing Mods; General stability and performance improvements.

In a previous report, the latest Skyrim Special Edition patch has been reported by many players that it caused game crashes on all three platforms: PC, PS4, and Xbox One. According to the players, they tried to load their saved Skyrim Special Edition games, but it freezes and then abrupt game closures.

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