Will Starfield have mod support?

Tyler Constable
An image of Starfield artwork.Bethesda

Mods are an extremely big part of Bethesda games which has led many fans to wonder if Starfield will have mod support at launch. Here’s everything we know so far about whether or not mods will be available in the epic space RPG.

Bethesda games are well known for their support of the modding community, as evidenced by the vast amount of mods that are available for Fallout 4 and Skyrim on both consoles and PC.

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The studio’s latest project, Starfield, is set to release on September 6, 2023, and many fans are wondering if the game will also feature mod support at launch.

Players are able to customize their gaming experiences with mods so it can significantly enhance the overall experience by improving a game’s visuals or creating bigger challenges to overcome. With Bethesda’s strong encouragement for their modding community, it’s no wonder Starfield fans are eager to know if they can mod the RPG.

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So, here’s everything you need to know about mod support for Starfield.

An image of Starfield promotional art, a game with mod support.Bethesda
Starfield will feature a lot of content for players to enjoy.

Will Starfield have mod support?

Yes, Starfield will have full mod support.

Todd Howard confirmed this during a Reddit AMA in 2021 where, in response to a comment asking, “What type of mod support can we expect to see in creation kit engine 2 for Starfield?” he replied, “Our plan is to have full mod support like our previous games.”

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Howard mentioned how vital the modding community is, stating: “Our modding community has been with us for 20 years. We love what they do and hope to see more make a career out of it.”

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Nexus Mods has launched a hub for the game in anticipation of its release. The Starfield Hub went live on August 17, and that community Howard spoke of will surely fill it with all sorts of fantastic alterations to the game.

This will be great news for fans who are also enthusiastic modders as they will be able to start implementing their ideas in the game when it releases this September, and if the Starfield fanbase is anything like the Fallout and Skyrim communities, the unique mods that are created will surely be beloved for years to come!

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That’s everything you need to know about mod support for Starfield! For more content on the game, check out our guides below:

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Tyler is Dexerto's Gaming Evergreen Specialist. He loves many games but is particularly fond of JRPGs and The Last of Us. When he's not writing about or playing video games, he can be found watching Doctor Who or reading a fantasy book. You can contact him at tyler.constable@dexerto.com