The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition Patch v1.1 Beta Out

Bethesda has released a new PC beta patch for the Special Edition of Skyrim, designed to fix a couple of bugs, including the crummy audio compression issues compared to the original version. Here's the changelog:

  • General performance and optimization improvements
  • Fixed rare issue with NPCs not appearing in proper locations
  • Fixed issue with saves erroneously being marked as Moddded, even though no mods are active
  • Updated some sound files to not use compression

And here are the instructions to download the patch:

  1. Log into Steam.
  2. Right Click on Skyrim Special Edition in your Library.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Select Betas.
  5. A drop down menu will appear. Select Beta.
  6. Select OK.
  7. Wait a few minutes for game to update.
  8. When done, Skyrim Special Edition [Beta] should appear in our Library.