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PS3 Skyrim Lag: Possible user solution offered

Since Bethesda released Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim many unfortunate PlayStation 3 users have been met with an annoying lag problem with the game. Earlier today we told you about an upcoming patch for the game that still won’t address the issue. Now the PS3 Skyrim lag may have a work around following a user solution that has been offered.

The game has been pretty much unplayable for many users, and we are already seeing the title receiving big discounts at some retailers. Gamersmint are reporting a user over at Redit has found a possible solution to the problem. He said that disabling the auto-save options in the game and deleting all corrupt saved data had allowed him to play the game again after it was previously unplayable.

He said that is file size had reached 13 MB after playing for 140 hours, and the game would just freeze when attempting a variety of actions in the game. The solution that is being offered is that you first to remove all corrupted files and go to the game menu via the XMB. Scroll to the saved data option and you will see files that are labeled “Corrupted File”, this is what needs to be deleted.

After this load the game and go to system options then onto settings before disabling all five auto-save options. The user says after doing all this he could finally play Skyrim again. Users have wondered if you disable the auto-save option where would the game load from. But it would simply load up from the last manual save point.

If you try this option make sure you have a healthy manual save point along with a regularly updated one. You can use the back up if things don’t work with the regular one and use this normally unless you save at a very inappropriate time.

Let us know if this work around makes things better for you?

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Written by Gary Johnson

Gary has a background in engineering and passion for motorcycles, gadgets, and home cinema. In his early years, his obsession for Hi-Fi technology would see him creating the perfect setup with a good ear for sound quality. While Gary is keen to write about most topics that PR covers, his love for phones finds him reporting a lot of news about applications for iPhone, Android, and other popular operating systems

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