A beta patch has been released for those experiencing issues with Skyrim: Special Edition

Quite a few people are experiencing issues with Skyrim: Special Edition after the launch of patch 1.1. Bethesda has heard this, and they have released a beta patch fix on Steam.


Skyrim: Special Edition

The fix should be coming to PS4 and Xbox One, but Bethesda says that the patch fixes “noted concerns”:


  • 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

Here is how to access the beta:

How to access the Steam Beta

  • Log into Steam.
  • Right Click on Skyrim Special Edition in your Library.
  • Select Properties.
  • Select Betas.
  • A drop down menu will appear. Select Beta.
  • Select OK.
  • Wait a few minutes for game to update.
  • When done, Skyrim Special Edition [Beta] should appear in our Library.

So, if the game has become unplayable for you, hop into that beta so you can start taking out those dragons again.

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