The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim v1.5 PC Patch Released

Bethesda's official blog just informed us that the v1.5 patch for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has been officially released on Steam after less than a week in beta. Furthermore, Bethesda is submitting the patch to console manufacturers, so PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 players should be able to get it in the near future. Here's the changelog:
UPDATE 1.5 (all platforms unless noted)


'¢ New cinematic kill cameras for projectile weapons and spells
'¢ New kill moves and animations for melee weapons
'¢ Shadows on grass available (PC)
'¢ Smithing skill increases now factor in the created item's value
'¢ Improved visual transition when going underwater
'¢ Improved distance LOD transition for snowy landscapes


'¢ General crash fixes and memory optimizations
'¢ Fixed issue with Deflect Arrows perk not calculating properly
'¢ In (A Cornered Rat,) the death of certain NPCs no longer blocks progression
'¢ Fixed issue where Farkas would not give Companion's quests properly
'¢ Fixed crash when loading saves that rely on data that is no longer being loaded
'¢ Followers sneak properly when player is sneaking
'¢ Fixed issue with weapon racks not working properly in Proudspire Manor
'¢ Arrows and other projectiles that were stuck in objects in the world now clean up properly
'¢ Fixed issue where (Rescue Mission) was preventing (Taking Care of Business) from starting properly
'¢ Fixed issue where certain NPCs would fail to become Thieves Guild fences
'¢ Fixed issue in (Diplomatic Immunity) where killing all the guards in the Thalmor Embassy before starting the quest would break progress
'¢ In (Hard Answers,) picking up the dwarven museum key after completing the quest, no longer restarts the quest
'¢ Killing Viola before or after (Blood on the Ice) no longer blocks progression
'¢ Fixed issue where Calixto would fail to die properly in (Blood on the Ice)
'¢ In (Waking Nightmare) fixed occasional issue where Erandur would stop pathing properly
'¢ Fixed issue where letters and notes with random encounters would appear blank
'¢ Fixed rare issue where dialogue and shouts would improperly play
'¢ Lydia will now offer marriage option after player purchases Breezehome in Whiterun
'¢ Fixed issue where if player manually mined ore in Cidhna Mine, jail time would not be served
'¢ Fixed rare issue with skills not increasing properly
'¢ Fixed issue where the Headsman's Axe did not gain proper buff from Barbarian perk
'¢ In (A Night to Remember) it is no longer possible to kill Ysolda, Ennis or Senna before starting the quest
'¢ Fixed issue with the ebony dagger having a weapon speed that was too slow
'¢ Fixed issue with (The Wolf Queen Awakened) where backing out of a conversation with Styrr too soon would block progress
'¢ The third level of the Limbsplitter perk now properly improves all battle axes
'¢ Fixed a rare issue where Sanguine Rose would not work properly
'¢ In (Tending the Flames) King Olaf's Verse will no longer disappear from explosions