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News video games 23 November 2023, 05:01

author: Adrian Werner

Official Mod Support in Starfield May be Near

Bethesda has announced a temporary shutdown of the Creation Club service. Fans suspect that this is needed to prepare official support for mods in Starfield.

Source: Bethesda

Bethesda has announced an interruption in the operation of the so-called Creation Club, a service that enables you to easily download and install mods in the studio's games.

  1. The interruption is dictated by the need to carry out extensive maintenance work.
  2. The service will stop working on the morning of November 29. For now, it is not known how long all this state will last.
  3. Downloaded mods will still be available for play - it will just not be possible to download and install new ones.
  4. It is not known exactly what changes will be made to Bethesda's modding services. Fans suspect, however that during the hiatus the studio will lay the groundwork for the introduction of official mod support in Starfield and the game's integration with Creation Club.

Recall that although Starfield has already lived to see many mods (the game ranks 13th in terms of their number on Nexus Mods), for now they are made by the cottage industry method, using fan knowledge of the engine from previous installments of the series. Bethesda has already announced that official modding tools will be released next year. So gamers are hoping that the maintenance work means that the tools will be made available soon, and not, for example, at the end of 2024.

Starfield debuted in early September on PC, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, with an extensive Community Patch available only for the PC version of the game.

  1. Starfield Community Patch - official website
  2. Starfield on Steam
  3. Starfield Review: A Stellar Masterpiece
  4. Starfield - game guide

Adrian Werner

Adrian Werner

A true veteran of the Gamepressure newsroom, writing continuously since 2009 and still not having enough. He caught the gaming bug thanks to playing on his friend's ZX Spectrum. Then he switched to his own Commodore 64, and after a short adventure with 16-bit consoles, he forever entrusted his heart to PC games. A fan of niche productions, especially adventure games, RPGs and games of the immersive sim genre, as well as a mod enthusiast. Apart from games, he devourers stories in every form - books, series, movies, and comics.


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