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Skyrim 1.7 coming tomorrow for Xbox 360 and PS3

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim update 1.7 is expected to release tomorrow for Xbox 360 owners worldwide and North American PS3 users.

For those in Europe, the PS3 update is expected to roll out some time next week.

"Just got word that Skyrim 1.7 update will be out this Thursday for 360 (Worldwide) and PS3 (N. America)," VP of PR and Marketing at Bethesda Pete Hines told fans. "PS3 Europe is expected next week."

Available on Steam for over a week now, the 1.7 update provides general bug fixes related to new water shaders and dragon landings. Many of the bug fixes in the update are related to the Dawnguard Kinect-enabled dragon shouts. Meanwhile, for PS3 players, many features included in the 1.6 title update, including Mounted Combat, will be rolled into 1.7.

Below are the release notes for Skyrim update 1.7 relating to all platforms unless specified otherwise.

BUG FIXES

  • 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)
  • Fixed issue with Dawnguard Kinect-enabled dragon shouts for French, German, Italian and Spanish (Xbox 360)
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