It’s official – winter is dead and buried, and spring is here. Eggs are hatching, flowers are blooming, and gamers are… well, still gaming. But just because you’re still hopelessly addicted to those same PC games, doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy some springtime gladness.
Thanks to the ever-active modding community, you can brighten up your games with new shaders, items, skins, and more. Whether you’re after some seasonal fun, tools to create your own content, or just new game modes to sink your teeth into, modders will no doubt have created some worthy add-ons to satisfy your needs.
Here, we’ve picked out a handful of fan-made mods that can add a little more colour to some of the most popular PC games of the moment. From adding more realistic weather effects to your cross-country jaunts, to inserting whole new game modes into familiar favourites, these mods will be sure to liven up your go-to games with some springtime flair. All of these mods can be downloaded via CurseForge, the safe and trustworthy platform for community mods and add-ons.
You can create some beautiful spring scenes with your Sims thanks to this sweet mod from ParisSimmer and Simmireen. Install this cute creation and you can arrange your Sim family in some loving poses, gifting flowers to one another, sharing a tender moment among the cherry blossoms, or even getting down on one knee for their special one. This is perfect for taking some scenic screenshots of your fake family. For more fantastic Sims 4 mods, check out our Sims 4 mods guide.
Spring is a time to enjoy nature, so why not embrace the farmhand lifestyle with this breezy Minecraft mod? Based on classic hits like Stardew Valley and Harvest Moon, this playful creation transforms everyone’s favourite mining game into an engrossing farming simulator, where you can build a small town, create your own expansive farm, harvest crops, and become the envy of farmers everywhere.
This immersive idea is remarkably feature-complete, with four seasons (one of which is indeed spring) to play through, each with its own special crops for you to harvest for huge profits. NPCs will gladly purchase your crops, which will grant you the funds to continue to improve your farm and village. There’s also an achievement book, which gives you plenty of long-term goals to work towards. If you want to experience Minecraft in a whole new way, give this transformative toy a try. And look here for a list of the best Stardew Valley mods.
If you’re a fan of this gorgeous pixel-art sandbox game then you’ll already know that there’s plenty of springtime fun to be had in its lush, green world. This particular Terraria mod starts you off in an enormous starting structure based on Redigit’s first buildings from the Terraria trailer.
This huge tree house features 12 housing spaces, a storage section full of chests to stash your valuables in, and a tunnel leading directly to the underworld. Designed for new characters, this creation also features access to several biomes including Dungeon, Crimson, Tundra, Desert, and Jungle. Install it and see what you can discover in this wild world.
What better way to enjoy the sights of spring than from behind the wheel of an all-American haulage vehicle? With this graphics mod, you can enjoy the scenery of the open road in eye-watering detail, thanks to a slew of technical upgrades that will have your trucking adventures feeling more realistic than ever before.
The mod contains 70 skybox textures in 4K resolution, true-to-life light flares and reflection effects, more vibrant colours, realistic terrain textures, and much more. For those April showers, the mod provides more lifelike rain (complete with bone-rattling thunder sounds), raindrop effects, water textures, cloud shadows, and more. There are even real-world climate events that will take place from time to time, such as fog, wind, and rain.
Celebrate the months getting brighter with Brightful, a huge reshade mod for the already gorgeous Marvel’s Spider-Man, bringing even more vibrant colour to the city of New York. Brightful is modular, meaning that you can choose which features you wish to add to your game.
These features include more vibrant, HDR-like shaders, really making the Big Apple pop. Decorative elements like wall posters, graffiti, and billboards also get more colour and variety, meanwhile, 17 new LGBTQ+ flags have popped up across the city. If you want to make a pretty game even prettier, this mod is for you.
Enjoy a springtime retreat in the gorgeous region of Hillside thanks to this scenic Skyrim mod from Curseforge user shawkab. Their creation takes the much-loved Honeyside structure out of the city and into the wilderness, placing it on a beautiful cliffside. All the quests associated with the location are preserved intact, and once completed, this dream home is yours to decorate and enjoy!
Look forward to the final novel in the A Song of Ice and Fire series, A Dream of Spring, with this Westeros-themed hammer! Okay, the spring connection is a stretch, but come on, look how cool it looks! You can smash some Targaryen heads with this epic weapon – as long as you’ve got enough materials to craft it!
These are just a small handful of the hundreds of mods available on the CurseForge platform. With CurseForge you can be sure that all of your mods are safe and free of unwanted extras. Plus, the mod manager tools make it easy to install and uninstall mods at your leisure. Check out CurseForge for free today to give your games a good spring clean.