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Rumor Microsoft Rumored To Be Working On An Xbox Modding Platform

Craig of War

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"Microsoft has apparently been working on a new modding platform for Xbox consoles to not only push the scope of mods in support but also make it easier for Xbox players to mod their favorite games in the near future.

Earlier today, a series of new leaks (via Reddit) allegedly obtained through a third-party source involved in the development of Starfield claimed how publisher Bethesda Softworks will be utilizing its new next-generation Creation Engine.

Bethesda Softworks has notably already expressed how its proprietary Creation Engine has been overhauled to match next-generation expectations, an overhaul which the publisher stated was the largest to date."
 

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"Disclaimer: I'm by no means an insider. I've talked to some people who "might" be in a position to know certain things and gathered some of this info on my own which was either already available on the internet or less. Some of it will be more straight-forward, some of it will be more vague and go into the rumour/speculation alley. Also please appologize for my english. If I say something like "There is now..." or "the new engine features.." please don't take it as a fact but with a grain of salt. Also please apologize for my english."

Seems legit.. article is based on a reddit post containing that statement, and some vague mention of a modding system?
 

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"Disclaimer: I'm by no means an insider. I've talked to some people who "might" be in a position to know certain things and gathered some of this info on my own which was either already available on the internet or less. Some of it will be more straight-forward, some of it will be more vague and go into the rumour/speculation alley. Also please appologize for my english. If I say something like "There is now..." or "the new engine features.." please don't take it as a fact but with a grain of salt. Also please apologize for my english."

Seems legit.. article is based on a reddit post containing that statement, and some vague mention of a modding system?
Do you expect a high profile CNN report for a rumor?

Lol smh
 
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If only the “Xbox insiders” played more games than spreading rumors … things would be calmer but then again I guess everyone is bored…
 

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Do you expect a high profile CNN report for a rumor?

Lol smh

lol

Just pointing out that even as rumors go, the person spreading this basically says "some of this is speculation and I'm not gonna tell you which part", and then the rest is "I may / may not have talked to people who may / may not know things" lol
 
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i cant wait for the community to fix and mod starfield on the xbox if it launches in the state pretty much all bethesda games have launched
 
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Regardless if this is true or not, this should be a thing on all consoles. No reason not to.

Lol yeah there is, because Sony and Ms (and Nintendo)s names would be associated with them, and the usual "think of the children" crowd would be up in arms the moment a "risqué" or *gasp* nude mod was released...

I think its a great idea, never against more freedom, but it's a P.R nightmare in the works

I.E NSFW


 
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N1tr0sOx1d3

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This could be very interesting. I’ll be keeping an eye on this.
 
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Kagey K

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i cant wait for the community to fix and mod starfield on the xbox if it launches in the state pretty much all bethesda games have launched
All the Bthesda games already have mods even if this doesn't pan out to be true.
 

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Lol yeah there is, because Sony and Ms (and Nintendo)s names would be associated with them, and the usual "think of the children" crowd would be up in arms the moment a "risqué" or *gasp* nude mod was released...

I think its a great idea, never against more freedom, but it's a P.R nightmare in the works

I.E NSFW


am i the only cunt that tried to click on that picture and came away a littler sadder?
 

Gen.Grievous

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Well after Bethesda's acquirement I can see why they think it is needed. Who else is going to fix their games?
 

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Very interesting. I’ll be curious to see is anything comes of this.

But right now, I’m more excited by the confirmation of upgrades to the Creation Engine. I’m currently replaying Skyrim, and the 4 shadowed lights limitation is awful. I’m very much looking forward to that and various other things not being an issue.
 
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I doubt it would work.

I mean, sure, it woud be great if it worked out. But the issue is that Consoles are walled gardens, and that means the Gardner, the platform owner, have legal responsibility over the contents in that garden.

The whole point of mods, is to put in things that developers would never have allowed to put in themselves. It is only permitted because technically PCs are owned and operated by the user and not the game studio, so if the customer mod in BotW Zelda or Thomas the Tank Engine, no one can sue the studio. And this will never change for as long as consoles are consoles.