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We host 223,275 files for 731 games from 92,942 authors serving 17,605,252 members with 3,174,297,123 downloads to date. We support modding for all PC games. If you can mod it, we'll host it.

    News & Updates

    • Morrowind May Modathon 2019: Wrap-Up

      Last month marked the launch of the fifth annual Morrowind May Modathon Modding Competition celebrating the 17th anniversary of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind and we are happy to say that the event has been a great success with a whopping ~230 new mods being uploaded by ~80 individual modders - veterans and newcomers alike!

      To put this into perspective: not since 2004 have we seen this many mods being uploaded for Morrowind in a single month, proving once more that even 17 years af...

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    • Vortex Support added: Sekiro, Resident Evil 2 (2019), and more!

      Good news for our Sekiro, Resident Evil 2 (2019), Vampire the Masquerade - Bloodlines, Dawn of Man, and Surviving Mars communities!

      As of version 0.18.5, our new mod manager Vortex now supports modding for all of the above games meaning you can use Vortex to mod 59 different games total.

      Moreover, multi-variant mods - that’s mods that give you multiple options, such as different colours for armour replacers etc. - for many games, including the above (with the exception...

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    • Turning off the legacy API

      Following the announcement 3 months ago, today is the day we'll be turning off our legacy modding API. This system has been fully replaced by the new Nexus Mods API and is therefore redundant.

      What does this mean?
      Any applications using this service will no longer be able to log in, retrieve mod information or handle downloads from our site. We've been working with the developers who maintain some of the most popular modding tools to help them make the transition to the new API...

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    • Site Design Survey and Feedback Group

      How do you feel about the design of the Nexus Mods website? Since our sites current design went live in 2017 we’ve been listening to all the feedback, both good and bad, we've received from the community. Armed with that and having now filled our UI/UX designer position at the Nexus Mods office, our designer has been tasked with going through the current site layout and looking for ways it can be improved. 



      We’ve spent some time looking at the analytics on our ...

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    • Nexus Mods is hiring for a Front End Developer

      We have been on the lookout for a dedicated Front End Developer for a while now and despite interviewing several individuals, we're yet to find the right person.

      I know that lots of our users do not always see all the site news that gets posted so I am reposting the job information, just in case it catches the eye of the exact right person at the exact right time! Here is the job specification:

      Description
      We are looking for an experienced front end developer to joi...

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    • 2018 in review and 2019 in the view

      I'm late. I know, I'm sorry, I'm sorry. It's already the middle of February and I haven't done my usual yearly keyboard bashing session where I smash out a semi-coherent review of the previous year and talk about what we hope to get done in this year. Truth be told, I wasn't sure if anyone really wanted to read through my banal twitterings or not and whether I would do this, so let me know at the end if my time (and yours) was worth it.


      2018 in numbers

      In short, Nex...

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    • More games in Donation Points store and minor changes

      Since launching our Donation Points system last year we've given away over $81,000 worth of Donation Points (DP) to mod authors. Thankfully, the reaction to this system has been overwhelmingly positive and we're extremely happy with how it has turned out.

      While mod authors can exchange their DP for straight up Pay Pal donations, we've also been very happy with how many mod authors have been exchanging their DP for video game keys that we've been providing in the DP store. It's great ...

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    • Vortex Support added: X4: Foundations, Pathfinder: Kingmaker, Starsector, 7 Days to Die

      Good news for our X4: Foundations, Pathfinder: Kingmaker, Starsector, and 7 Days to Die communities!

         

      Thanks to alexparlett, 6d306e73746572, LazyWizard, as well as nelson3219, who developed the respective extensions, our mod manager Vortex (which is currently in beta) now supports all four of those games (version 0.17.0 and newer).

      If you are unsure about what a mod manager does, let me put it this way: Vortex gives you the ability to install an...

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    • Nexus Mods API released

      Since we teased it back in October, our developers have been working hard on finalising the Nexus Mods API and today I'm pleased to report we’re ready to open the virtual doors to the public.


      What is the Nexus Mods API?

      It’s a set of instructions developers can use to access features and information from our service. We’ve been developing the API in parallel with Vortex to ensure it has a host of useful features. This is a more modern replacement to the agein...

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    • Taking down the GameFront files

      Back in April 2016 the owners of GameFront.com, Defy Media, announced that they would be shutting the site down within two weeks and that all the mods hosted on their site would no longer be available.

      In order to save over 60,000 mods that would otherwise have been lost entirely, we spent hundreds of hours archiving every mod that we could from GameFront and eventually provided them for download here at Nexus Mods over the course of many months.

      Thankfully, with outside ...

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    • We're Hiring: Front End Designer/Developer Position

      As part of our ongoing efforts to expand our development team we’re looking for a front end developer/designer to join us. In the long term you'll be a major creative driving force behind Nexus Mods, shaping how our entire brand looks and feels for millions of users. This position is based in our offices in Exeter in the UK, it is not a remote working position and we cannot sponsor VISA applications so you will need a right to work in the UK or EU.

      We always post our job openings ...

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    • Official Vortex Beta Release

      In early 2017 we set out to develop an entirely new mod manager. It was our intention to create a mod manager that would be a suitable replacement for our ageing Nexus Mod Manager and combine its simplicity with a more powerful set of tools and features designed to make modding as accessible as possible to all types of modders - newcomers and veterans alike.

      We gave this project the name Vortex, and our lead developer Tannin has been working on it along with our new Vortex developer...

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    • Download speed cap increase for Supporters and non-Adblockers

      Since 2007, Nexus Mods has had a download speed cap of 1MB a second on all downloads unless the user is a Premium Member. Starting this week, this download speed cap has been increased to 2MB a second if certain criteria are met.


      Why does Nexus Mods place a speed cap on downloads?
      The download speed cap on Nexus Mods ensures we can budget for and keep our substantial bandwidth bills within an acceptable price range and makes sure we aren't shocked (or utterly destroyed!) ...

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    • Security updates: reCaptcha and Two-factor Authentication

      As we continue to add features like Donation Points to our services, the security of your account becomes more and more important. To that end, the team has been working to provide you with updated systems and tools that will help to ensure that your account and content do not fall into the wrong hands. 

      reCaptcha

      Many of you have no doubt already noticed the first of these new features when logging in to the website, known as reCaptcha. Most of the time, this system wil...

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    • Introducing our new Community Managers: Pickysaurus and BigBizkit

      Back in February we put out a call for Community Managers, as part of the office relocation process. Now that our two new CMs have settled into their positions, we thought it would be a good time to introduce them.

      Welcome to the team, Stefan (BigBizkit) and Mike (Pickysaurus)!
      First off, before we dive into work related questions, let's get back to where it all began...


      Terrorfox1234: What initially brought you into the modding scene? What made you want ...

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    • First donation point report delivered, and recent updates to the system

      First report available

      Towards the end of May, we announced and launched our Donation Point system for mod authors to receive donations directly from Nexus Mods.

      While we don't send Donation Points until 3 months after the end of the month (e.g. Donation Points generated in May won't be received by users until the beginning of September) we will provide a report at the start of each month to all opted-in users, for the previous month, that shows and explains the DP you s...

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    • Patreon page for our Donation Points system

      In May we announced our Donation Points system for mod authors on Nexus Mods. The premise of the system is (relatively) simple, each month Nexus Mods has committed to donating $6,000 - $10,000 from our own funds towards a donation pool for mod authors to benefit from. If you'd like to read more about the Donation Points system please read our launch news post and our FAQs section.

      Today we have launched a Patreon donation page to crowdfund a supplement to our donation pool so that ou...

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    • Donation Points system now live for mod authors on Nexus Mods

      Back in December I announced our intention to create and release a system that provided some modest rewards to mod authors on Nexus Mods.

      It's taken us a bit longer to implement than we initially anticipated, but I am happy to announce that from today, any mod authors on Nexus Mods will be able to opt their files into our Donation Points system.

      The premise of the Donation Points (DP) system is relatively simple on the surface. Each month Nexus Mods will donate a set amou...

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    • Invalid email addresses and you

      We've made a small change to the site today to inform any users whose emails are "bouncing" that they need to update their email records.

      A bounced email is basically an email we've sent you and then received back saying that the email is undeliverable.

      Bounced emails are bad for us as they are expensive to deal with on our email delivery platform and ultimately, if you are using the wrong email address or an email address that does not work/exist any more then you will n...

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    • Security update for Nexus Mod Manager

      Today we are releasing some security updates for the Nexus Mod Manager to bring us in line with the new EU GDPR rules coming into force next month.

      NMM has been "end-of-line" since 2016, which means we no longer provide any official support for the software, but we thought it was prudent to spend the time and money to release this update so our users could continue to use the software's online services while ensuring we're compliant with the new regulations. We also did not want peop...

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