Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Okay, so Fallout 4 and Skyrim WILL get mod support on PS4.

Huh.  I'd actually completely forgotten about the Skyrim Special Edition.  That's a thing!  Also it'll get 4K support for PS4 Pro. 

This screenshot is not 4K.

Here's the deets from Bethesda:
We’re excited to announce that mod support is coming to PlayStation 4 for both Skyrim Special Edition and Fallout 4. Additionally, we’ll also be supporting the new PlayStation 4 Pro with both titles.

Skyrim will have these features when it launches on October 28. The new power of the PlayStation 4 Pro has allowed us to make Skyrim render in native 4k, and it looks better than ever. Here are some screens to show you just how great it looks.

Mod support will come to Skyrim first. We and Sony have worked hard to make this possible. Mods on PlayStation 4 will allow you to modify and create your own content by using our Creation Kit available here. You will not be able to upload external assets with your PlayStation 4 mods, but you will be able to use any assets that come with the game, as most mods do. By creating a Bethesda.net account, you’ll be able to browse and try mods right from within the game.

We are excited finally to get modding to our PlayStation fans who have supported us for so long. Modding has been an important part of our games for over 10 years, and we hope to do even more in the coming year for all our players, regardless of platform.

After the work is complete on Skyrim, we’ll be updating Fallout 4 for both mods and PS4 Pro. We expect Fallout 4 to take advantage of the PS4 Pro in 4k along with enhanced lighting and graphics features.

Thanks again for all your support. We can’t wait to hear about your new adventures.
-Bethesda-

So...

  1. It's awesome Sony finally came to some sort of agreement about mod support. 
  2. Oh riiight Skyrim is coming to PS4. I woulda' killed for that in 2014. 
  3.  It's pretty awesome that Bethesda is supporting better tech on the Pro.  Well, it's awesome for Chamberlain. 

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