Skyrim Special Edition 1.2 Patch Out Now on PC and PS4, Here's What It Does

Xbox One players can expect it later this week.


Following its beta launch last week on PC, the newest update for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition has arrived in full for computers and PlayStation 4. Update 1.2 is slated to arrive sometime later this week on Xbox One, Bethesda said on Twitter.

As detailed previously, 1.2 focuses on improving performance and resolving various issues and crashes, including one that could trigger when changing from werewolf back to human form. It also makes improvements to the mod-browsing experience. The full patch notes can be seen at the bottom of this post.

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It doesn't appear that this update deals specifically with the reports of update 1.1 causing crashes across PC, PS4, and Xbox One. For its part, Bethesda has said it's investigating those crashes, but there's no word yet on when a fix will arrive or if any workarounds currently exist.

A previous patch for Skyrim's Special Edition fixed the game's audio downgrade issues.

Skyrim: Special Edition Update 1.2 Patch Notes


  • General stability and performance improvements
  • Fixed issue related to using alt-tab while playing the game (PC)
  • Fixed issue with water flow not rendering properly
  • Fixed crash related to changing from werewolf back to human form
  • Fixed crash related to reloading after changing load order of mods
  • General bug fixing and improvements with browsing mods

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