'Skyrim: Special Edition' Release Date, News & Update: Mods Space Now Limited to 5GB On Xbox One & 1GB On PS4?
Bethesda Softworks LLC, a video game publisher of "Skyrim: Special Edition," just announced of limiting the Modding data of Xbox One and PS4 consoles. The decision of the Bethesda has made some players of PlayStation4 console in disbelief.
According to their website, Bethesda noted that in the "Skyrim: Special Edition," "Mods will reserve 5GB and 1GB of space on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, respectively." Originally, the allowed reserved space on PS4 was 900MB limit, which was Sony imposed.
However, according to VG24/7, the "Skyrim: Special Edition" 1GB reserved space limit on PS4 is still acceptable since players will not have an access to external assets. But, instead, gamers have to use the available assets in the game which are less 1MB.
Additionally, according to Eurogamer, the mod allowed in "Skyrim: Special Edition" for PS4 is likely just adding quest lines and dialogue compared to game-changing modifications that players are accustomed to. But, in Xbox One console players, external assets will be allowed to upload.
Moreover, in Express report, Bethesda Softworks marketing boss Pete Hines said that players of "Skyrim: Special Edition" using PS4 console will need to create an account on their website. Once signed in, the players will be able to browse and "try mods right from within the game."
In addition, to upload mods in "Skyrim: Special Edition," players also need to have the creation kit that is linked to their Steam account since it's only available on PC. Another downside is, players won't be able to execute the transfer of saved files from Xbox 360 to Xbox One or PS3 to PS4. Also, Kinect Dragon Shouts are no longer available.
The "Skyrim: Special Edition" includes features such as Mod support on consoles, Remastered art and effects. Also, it includes volumetric lighting, Dynamic Depth of Field and much more. The game will be available on consoles 12am local in European territories, midnight for North America and 2PM Japan time on October 28 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.