Skyrim Save File Lag

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  1. Another World
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    Josh Sawyer, from Obsidian Entertainment, has made a few public comments in regards to the Skyrim save lag. Sawyer explains that the PS3 uses a split memory pool, 256MB for the system and 256MB for graphics. For this reason the PS3 is more prone to the save game lag than the 360, which suffers from the same issue but is not as noticeable. According to Sawyer, the issue is an engine level issue that can not be so easily addressed. Bethesda is attempting to fix the Skyrim problem, and while patches are great they do not excuse the company from releasing buggy software built upon a buggy engine that was reported about way back when Fallout 3 was released.



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  2. Costello

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    interesting... I still don't understand completely, but yeah... I got both the PC and 360 version, glad I don't have a PS3, I'd be pissed :P
     
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  3. Thesolcity

    Thesolcity Wherever the light shines, it casts a shadow.

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    Costello, does it work fine on PC? I head it has some compatibility issues with a ton of graphics cards.
     
  4. brandonspikes

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    Only problem with PC was Crashing to Desktop, and after the latest patch I've had none
    I put 40 hours into Skyrim in the past week and only had crashes pre patch.
     
  5. T-hug

    T-hug Always like this.

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    I've traded in my copy after only playing it for abut 6 hours.
    I decided to wait for the GotY edition that will hopefully be fixed and include the DLC. I was very unlucky and encountered quite a few of the known bugs.
     
  6. Satangel

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    After playing for about 65 hours, I've encountered 4 CTD's, all before I used a certain mod that expanded the RAM usage to more than 2 GB. Standard the game only supports 2 GB of RAM, after that patch it supports over 2 GB.
     
  7. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

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    Meh... Just fix the PS3 version and I'd be pleased. Otherwise I'll just end up buying it for PC (which would mean I'd have to get a new PC if I can't be bothered to install the game on the Win7 running on my MBP)..
     
  8. rasta1777

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    after the fiasco that is Battlefield 3 on the PS3 (which i unfortunately own, and that is unplayable due to input lag and completely broken VoIP), and after this, I will certainly never be buying multiplatform releases on the PS3. ever. from now on, only exclusives :S
     
  9. Nujui

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    Apparently their's a possible fix for it.

    http://gbatemp.net/topic/315231-ps3-to-support-a-wider-demographic/page__pid__4007349__st__15#entry4007349

    Can't really test it myself as I don't have Skyrim for PS3, but if anyone else is willing to try it, post your results.