Skyrim: Special Edition Update 1.3 for PC and PS4 Brings 144Hz Support and Better Performance

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition gets a performance boost and support for higher refresh rate in its latest patch.


The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition received a new patch yesterday which contained stability and performance fixes and better support for 144Hz displays for PC. Patch 1.3 also fixed a particular issue related the login issues, as well as a problem with Slow Time Effects.

Bethesda's official The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition Patch 1.3 notes are:

Skyrim Special Edition 1.3 Update

  • General stability and performance improvements
  • Fixed an issue where Slow Time effects weren't behaving properly
  • Better support for 144hz displays (PC)
  • Fixed issue with being unable to log into

The Patch 1.3 update will be coming soon for the Xbox One version of Skyrim Special Edition, which is assumed to have the same fixes. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition is rumored to be releasing for the Nintendo Switch as a launch title in March, and should be pre-patched to include any fixes made to the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One versions, though mod support hasn't been announced.

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