Mounted Combat Arrives in SkyrimS

Your Skyrim horse is now good for something other than getting accidentally killed in the heat of battle. Update 1.6, available today on PC, adds the ability for players to charge into battle on their faithful steed.

By opting into the latest Steam Beta Update, players can check out the new mounted combat feature in Skyrim right now, with Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 players getting their chance in the near future.

Mounted combat was teased in the Skyrim game jam video shown at D.I.C.E. 2012. What other Jam dream features could be in the works?

Mounted Combat arrives in latest Skyrim Update [Bethesda Blog]