New Skyrim Special Edition Patch Hits PC, Here's What It Does

Xbox One and PlayStation users will receive the 1.3 patch later.

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A new update for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's Special Edition has arrived on PC.

As detailed on Bethesda's website, the 1.3 update includes stability and performance improvements. It also fixes a problem where slow time effects "weren't behaving properly," while 144hz displays should have better support with this update applied.

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Finally, the update addresses a problem where players were unable to log into Bethesda.net. This update was released widely today on PC following a beta version that launched on Steam in late November.

Update 1.3 will come to consoles later, Bethesda said, though it didn't say if there are going to be any console-specific fixes/improvements/tweaks.

Skyrim Special Edition 1.3 Update

  • General stability and performance improvements
  • Fixed an issue where slow time effects weren't behaving properly
  • Better support for 144hz displays
  • Fixed issue with being unable to log into Bethesda.net

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