Oblivion patched on PC, Xbox 360

[UPDATE] Bethesda Softworks' RPG bumped up to version 1.1, duping bugs addressed. Xbox 360 patch now available on Live.

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is a role-playing game that promises plenty of fantasy and magic for gamers. One bit of fantastical magic it didn't intend to deliver, however, was the ability to have an unlimited supply of gold or duplicate items out of thin air. Bethesda Softworks is casting a silence spell on that black magic, as it has announced that the game's first patch is ready.

The new patch was released today for the PC and will hit Xbox Live tomorrow for the Xbox 360 edition. The file takes the game up to version 1.1 and is for the North American release of the adventure title. To download the 1.6MB update for the PC, head over to the Oblivion downloads page on GameSpot.

In addition to fixing the "duping" bugs mentioned above, v1.1 addresses several other gameplay issues. A lengthy list of quest bugs has also been fixed, as well as several problems linked to plug-ins.

The fruit-duping exploit is perfect for Halloween parties.

While fixing problems in a popular game would seem to be welcomed with open arms, some aren't so keen on the new update. The duping bug has become a thing of lore among Oblivion's users, with several adventurers relying on the exploits to move further along in the game and others having fun with the bug by creating an endless bounty of watermelons.

While the patch is the subject of hot debate on the many Oblivion forums, it will likely be easier for PC users to continue to unleash rivers of produce on townsfolk. The PC patch is an optional download, but in the likely event the Xbox 360 patch is an auto-update, users would have to disconnect their consoles from the Internet to continue exploiting the glitches.

[UPDATE] According to MajorNelson.com, the Xbox 360 patch is now available.

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132 comments
diabloJonathan
diabloJonathan

if u want to know a cheat for oblivon that may still work that i found out a LONG time ago called it keeping the bound items from weapons to armor what u need is to be an expert or higher in armoring and use the bound spell and repair the bound item to 125% and u will be able to drop it and wait for the spell to wear off and it will be on the ground and its waightless well i know the armor is

Farminater
Farminater

dudes its called Reformating, and it prompts for the update anyway just say no and disconnect from live geez not that hard

deasert_eagle
deasert_eagle

cheaters alwais win why would thay do somthing like this to us cheaters why i tell u why *starts crying* dose eny 1 know how 2 get ride of the patch please post i need more money *sniff*

SPaM782
SPaM782

Is there a website where i can download the 360 patch onto a CD? I dont have access to Xbox Live at the moment.

Blueman77
Blueman77

um the patch didnt do anything for me. Is it included in the xbox360 automatic update?

skinny101
skinny101

is there any way to get rid of the patch once it's installed

XShortCircuiteX
XShortCircuiteX

It boggles my mind how they could release a game with sooo many, some that are major, bugs in it and on top if it give is such a good review. I've practically given up playing it because of the frequent freezing, loading times and unable to complete certain quests. I understand it's a big game but you should be able to play it without worrying if your going to be able to complete the next mission or not or is it gonna freeze if I go here or do this. It's rediculous to me. I hope the patch fixes that stuff.

xxlizardxx
xxlizardxx

Why would you people want to cheat like that, anyways? For me, it ruins the experience of playing and makes everything not feel right or good. I'm glad that the patch is released.

Eyechakra
Eyechakra

duping items still works with the patch

LiveByMeDieByMe
LiveByMeDieByMe

Its odd, I downloaded the update and i could still duplicate items (i have the 360 version)

xbentleyx
xbentleyx

Anyone know where to find a list of bugs that were squashed? PS. Duping is for noobs.

megamanEXEV3
megamanEXEV3

NOOOOOOO not the dupeing!!!!!!!!!!!! dang i need to copy about 1000 more umbras

winnazdaluza
winnazdaluza

"Bethesda Softworks is casting a silence spell on that black magic," lol I 've used some of those glitches and I must say they are hilarious!!!

Nugget09
Nugget09

you dont have to download it remember. just dont go on xbl when you play oblivion to avoid the patch. that's what i did. cheating is fun! :)

Poton
Poton

It's to easy to make money as it is, i've not tried this and hope they get rid of this bug asap! Anyone who uses this for money and not for sake of it being funny :P cause its sounds like fun has got to be crap at the game!

creator_man
creator_man

Im so glad the patch is out, especially on the 360!! YAY!!

Traitor_13
Traitor_13

for the guy who said he liked duplicating just don't download the patch.

bhone17
bhone17

it's about time they released a fiix. too bad it still doesn't fix all of the glitches. seems to fix only the quest glitches and a few others like the duping one

hellrazor707
hellrazor707

at least they didnt pach the endless money one

bumhats
bumhats

I think the duping still works.

tiggerboy
tiggerboy

Oh well.....you know that someone else will find another cheat thats fun to do, I enjoyed coppying dumb stuff like silverwear, or my favorite, filling an entire room with skulls!

Tech44
Tech44

Got the update! The unlimited money cheat is GONE! Misty eyed...

mightywarlord
mightywarlord

Removing duping is unnessiccary. There are few items that do anything special when duped. I say keep it. But I am glad that they got rid of infinite gold.

Fei26
Fei26

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kidokoro
kidokoro

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ninsane1973
ninsane1973

Thank you Bethesda...after all the downloads I bought this has got to be the best news yet. I've never used the dup trick but had been stuck with the thieve's guild quest glitch and unable to complete it...until now. I love this game and will continue to get the new content you provide. Glad they take pride in cleaning up there bugs even on the 360 ^^

eunicom
eunicom

no more duping?!? at least i hope they fix the very annoying freezes.

Stevio
Stevio

"further proof that the crapbox 360 is nothing but a scaled down PC" You mean an overpowered pc. Since the 360 is more powerfull than any pc currently available.

Stevio
Stevio

"Sucks to have the 360 version." No it doesn't. What sucks is having to play games on a pc. I mean c'mon it's 2006 and some neanderthals are still gaming on pcs. What gives?

adamfunk
adamfunk

what about the people who don't have xbox live?! will there be a disc or something?

draken2533
draken2533

People say its cheating but its a glitch that works towards the advantage of the player there is actually no cheats for this game so quit calling them that GLITCHES/BUGS that is what they are not cheats

charlescrawley
charlescrawley

I've never understood why some people denigrate other people's use of cheats in OFFLINE games... Surely it's completely at their discretion? It's not as if their cheating imposes itself on anyone else's enjoyment of the game. Personally, I try to avoid cheating myself playing offline games, but i do like the option of using a little cheat now and then if i'm stuck. ONLINE games, now that's a completely different kettle of fish! All IMHO ;-) Edited to add: Okay, the achievements thing on the XBOX360, is perhaps a little different, but I know nothing about that and am talking from a PC perspective and not necessarily just about Oblivion... ;-)

grey_fox1984
grey_fox1984

i do not advocate cheating, although it would be nice if the first patch did something to genuinely improve gameplay- not just take something away from the cheaters (because in the end, the choice to cheat is up to the player, so i cant see anyone being 'bothered' by the ability to duplicate)

evildeathbear
evildeathbear

Whole reason behind them ending the duping cheats and stuff is cause on xbox 360 you can cheat your way to having gear you're not supposed to have in so being able to beat the game and get achievements you didn't really earn.. well, that's one way of putting it in my opinion.. I actually find it to be a very logical reason for them to want to end the duping cheat and such on 360.. as for PC.. as mentioned beforte, the console in game alone let's you pretty much spawn anything you want... and the editor for the game lets you make a mod to make the game start you with tons of gold and gear laying around the prison cell as did in morrowind.. I remember editting the game to have all the best gear just lying on the floor in the beginning of the game. Sorry for the huge post, I've got nothing better to do as I'm waiting for deliveries.

eljono
eljono

I have seen nothing about fixing the glitch with NPCs getting stuck in locked rooms or in walls. Who gives a $hit about the gold or duping. fix the bugs and glitches please

spidey008
spidey008

It's a good thing that I went ahead and got plenty of gold.

Hoopin4thelove
Hoopin4thelove

email me with how to do that on the 360 skooboy25@hotmail.com thx ahead of time 1

delusional696
delusional696

enoslives7 Wrote "further proof that the crapbox 360 is nothing but a scaled down PC" What?! Please, explain yourself.

greatmagnus
greatmagnus

lol I used em to make millions upon millions of well...... Anything :P

wingchunstudent
wingchunstudent

Oh well. I must go on a duplicating one more time before it is over.

enoslives7
enoslives7

further proof that the crapbox 360 is nothing but a scaled down PC

kittykat13
kittykat13

Keep in mind that despite the update, you can't change the programming code on the original disc. It will always allow for duping. And although it would be an expensive solution, I see no reason you couldn't purchase a second hard drive to use only offline to play this game. But wow, you'd have to really love duping.

Seraphim_24
Seraphim_24

Well I've already explited some of these bugs as much as I can as it is, as long as this patch stops the game from locking up..

Thanos_of_MW
Thanos_of_MW

About time they patched it. I'm already done with the main quest, magues guild, assassin's guild and the arena's quests. Nice to see an improvement on fps in my rig, perhaps they tweaked the ini. At least they are not charging for it :)