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Skyrim’s 1.5 Beta Update Adds Kill-Cams

Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim now has an update and with it, it brings in a slew of new features for the highly-acclaimed game. We’ve listed the entire features list that this new 1.5 beta update will be implementing.

  • New cinematic kill cameras for projectile weapons and spells
  • New kill moves and animations for melee weapons
  • Shadows on grass available (PC)
  • Smithing skill increases now factor in the created item value
  • Improved visual transition when going underwater
  • Improved distance LOD transition for snowy landscapes

Yep, you read that right, a kill-cam will now be integrated into Skyrim. Watch the trailer below to see what’s implemented in the update.

Keep in mind that this update is only for the PC version – for the time being, at least. Bethesda has confirmed that the PS3 and Xbox 360 platforms will receive this update “soon.”