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Epic Games founder calls on Sony to reconsider Fallout 4 and Skyrim mod ban on PS4

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Founder of Epic Games Tim Sweeney has reaffirmed his commitment to supporting the PC modding scene while calling for other platforms to follow suit after Sony announced Fallout 4 mods would not be available on PlayStation 4.

No worries for us though, as we've already got the best mods for Fallout 4.

In a tweet Friday evening Sweeney, best known for his ground-breaking work on the Unreal Engine, said that Epic "strongly believe all platforms should be open to mods."

Asked by a fan whether this constitued a request for Sony to reconsider their recent stance on Skyrim and Fallout 4 mods on PlayStation 4, Sweeney said that he agreed they should "fix it".

Bethesda announced earlier on Friday that discussions with Sony to allow mod support on PS4 had failed, stating: "Like you, we are disappointed by Sony’s decision given the considerable time and effort we have put into this project, and the amount of time our fans have waited for mod support to arrive. We consider this an important initiative and we hope to find other ways user mods can be available for our PlayStation audience."

Mod support for Bethesda games on Xbox One has also been rife with its own set of problems as many popular game alterations from the leading site, Nexus Mods, had been replicated without proper attribution on Bethesda's own sharing system designed to allow consoles to access the files.

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1 Year ago

All well and good Epic, but can we finally finish Fortnite and rescue it from the depths of development hell?

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Jack1982cp(31 days 14 hours played)
1 Year ago

If I was still playing on Playstation I'd be pretty ticked about this.