Tag Archives: mods

Bethesda: ‘There are no plans for paid mods in Fallout 4’

It seems that the controversy surrounding the addition of paid mods to Skyrim has cooled Bethesda’s desire to reintroduce the service. The publisher worked with Valve to allow mod creators to charge for their Steam Workshop creations for the 2011 RPG in April. However, mere days later the platform was …

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Modders rally in support of premium Steam mods

The founder of one of the world’s largest mod communities has argued that paid mods may be a vital revenue source for games in an increasingly hostile digital marketplace. Our reluctance to pay for anything digital, is forcing the music, movie and games industries to adapt,” ModDB founder Scott Reismanis …

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DayZ dev Dean Hall: ‘I would love to make mods for Grand Theft Auto’

The developer behind highly successful open-world zombie MMO DayZ has said he would love to create his own content for Grand Theft Auto. Discussing the addition of paid mods by Valve to its Steam Workshop content marketplace, Dean Hall expressed his desire to see bigger studios offer access to their …

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Creator of pulled premium mod quits Steam for good

Skyrim mod creator Chesko has said he’s done with Steam Workshop mod support after clashing with Valve over his controversial Art of the Catch mod. It was reported last week that the fishing mod, which was one of the first premium mods to be made available on the service, became …

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Newell takes to Reddit to defends premium Steam mods

Such has been the backlash to Steam’s introduction of paid-for mods that Valve founder Gabe Newell has taken to Reddit to address one of the move’s most critical communities. Premium mods went live last week but quickly evoked a fearsome response online. Our goal is to make modding better for …

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Steam Workshop introduces paid mod support

Valve has opened the door for mod creators to put their work on Steam for sale. A new post on Steam News reveals that mod makers now have the option to make money off of their wares via Steam Workshop. A new premium mods section is up and running, with …

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Steam Workshop has made creators $57m

Users of Valve’s modding storefront Steam Workshop have made a total of $57m between them since it went live in 2011. The income has been spread across 1,500+ creators, who themselves stem from 75 countires. Valve has also announced that curated Workshops will no longer be limited to first party …

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