Bethesda to patch Skyrim PS3 problem
Currently scheduled for release next week
After pages of forum posts and consumer complaints, Bethesda will attempt to fix the issues faced by PlayStation 3 Skyrim players with a new patch next week.
"PS3 and 360 updates have been submitted for certification. PC coming too. Current estimate is they will be live the week after Thanksgiving," said Bethesda's Pete Hines.
"On the list for this update is improved performance for long-term play on PS3."
A large number of PlayStation 3 players had found that after playing for a number of hours save files were hitting the 9MB mark, causing the game to severely lag, eventually making the game unplayable.
Xbox 360 users have also reported texture issues, but Bethesda has not confirmed whether or not the patch will fix this specific issue.