PC users invited to beta test Skyrim 1.4 update

Bethesda: "Apply the update at your own risk."

PC users can take an early look at The Elder Scrolls V: Skryim's 1.4 update via a Steam beta that's just gone live, publisher Bethesda has announced.

A post on the Bethesda Blog explained that anyone interested in testing it out should log in to their Steam account, click on 'Steam' in the upper menu, go to the 'Beta Participation' section in the 'Account' tab and select 'Change'. Then choose 'Skyrim Beta' and select 'OK'.

Once you've tried it out you can then post feedback on the update in Bethesda's beta forum.

A few words of warning from the publisher though:

"This patch is still in development. Apply the update at your own risk and only if you are affected by issues listed in the fix notes," read the blog post.

"Be sure to back up your saved games or simply be careful not to overwrite your existing saves. If you decide to opt out of the beta program, your old saves will still work with the current release of Skyrim (v 1.3)."

Bethesda announced full details last week of exactly what you can expect from the impending update.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our policy.

Jump to comments (34)

About the author

Fred Dutton

Fred Dutton


Fred Dutton was Eurogamer's US news editor, based in Washington DC.


You may also enjoy...

Supporters only

Comments (34)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer Merch
Explore our store