Starfield’s greatest mod website sticks it to the sport’s most bigoted mod

When you’ve been unlucky sufficient to witness the customarily exhausting and embarrassing discourse round video video games, you will little question be acquainted with a latest one involving Starfield. It has nothing to do with the sport’s inventive, narrative, and even technical deserves.

It does, nonetheless, contain a really indignant white dude completely having a meltdown about… the choice to select pronouns within the recreation’s character creator! So livid was their rage that you would really feel them rising new capillaries on digicam.

Although modders are principally proficient creators who usually work to clear up issues, convey essential lacking options to the sport and overhaul outdated options (we’ve got an entire checklist of a few of their finest Starfield mods to show it) – some simply have sufficient know-how to create work that retains them safe in their very own little ignorant bubble.

That is what one mod tried to do: merely take away the choice of pronouns from Starfield’s character creator. The mod was briefly reside on Nexus Mods, the largest web site for mods there may be, earlier than the location eliminated it.

And that wasn’t an accident, the location advised 404 Media (through PC Gamer) that it would not stand for mods that promote division.

A spokesperson for Nexus Mod defined that whereas the location is “not the police of what individuals can and can’t mod into (or out of) their video games,” it wasn’t going to host content material it objects to.

“Internet hosting this mod was not for us and it’s definitely inside our rights to not host content material on our platform,” the spokesperson stated.

“It is not a ‘political assertion’ or an ‘alignment to 1 aspect or the opposite within the tradition warfare.’ We stand for range and inclusion in our group and the elimination of range, whereas interesting to many, doesn’t promote a constructive modding group.”

This is not really the primary time Nexus Mods took a stance in opposition to mods with questionable content material, the location beforehand took down a mod that eliminated the Satisfaction flag from Spider-Man Remastered.

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