Starfield’s biggest mod site sticks it to the game’s most bigoted mod

Starfield’s biggest mod site sticks it to the game’s most bigoted mod

For those who’ve been unlucky sufficient to witness the customarily exhausting and embarrassing discourse round video video games, you may 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, nevertheless, contain a really indignant white dude completely having a meltdown about… the choice to choose pronouns within the recreation’s character creator! So livid was their rage that you could possibly really feel them rising new capillaries on digital camera.

Although modders are largely proficient creators who usually work to unravel issues, carry essential lacking options to the sport and overhaul outdated options (we now have an entire listing of a few of their finest Starfield mods to show it) – some simply have sufficient know-how to create work that retains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 dwell on Nexus Mods, the largest web site for mods there’s, earlier than the positioning eliminated it.

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

A spokesperson for Nexus Mod defined that whereas the positioning 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 isn’t a ‘political assertion’ or an ‘alignment to 1 facet or the opposite within the tradition warfare.’ We stand for variety and inclusion in our neighborhood and the elimination of variety, whereas interesting to many, doesn’t promote a constructive modding neighborhood.”

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