The best Starfield mods

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There are already hundreds of Starfield mods accessible to download. We're mostly talking about simple cartoon and UI tweaks for now, but the aggregate of them is a acceptable assurance that Starfield's modding arena is on its way to analogous the huge Ancient Scrolls and Fallout scenes.

Todd Howard says we can apprehend official mod accoutrement abutting year, and we're acquisitive for a complete Conception Agent 2 toolkit that allows modders to absolutely check Starfield in the way they accept Skryim and added Bethesda RPGs. Howard afresh told Kinda Funny that "Starfield is activity to be a modder's paradise," so that's a absolute indication. 

In the meantime, there are affluence of means to abuse and add to Starfield with mods appropriate now. Additionally analysis out our adviser to Starfield animate commands and cheats for added means to adapt Starfield.

Starfield account mods

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Starfield Calligraphy Extender
Adds scripting functionality that will acceptable be acclimated by abounding approaching Starfield mods. Already appropriate for some mods.

Baka Accomplishment Enabler
Lets you acquire achievements alike if you're application animate commands. Requires the Starfield Calligraphy Extender. This mod is recommended over the original Achievement Enabler mod.

Starfield cartoon and UI mods

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StarUI Inventory
Our admired UI mod so far, adds sortable account lists.

Move or Attenuate XP Bar
Don't like the XP beat aerial your crosshairs? No one does! Why is it there? This fixes it. Requires an .ini abuse to work.

DualSense PS5 Icons
If you comedy with a PS controller, this will accomplish the on-screen icons bout your ambassador buttons.

Removes addition videos and bulletin of the day for a faster alpha and prettier capital menu.

Ship Skip
Skips advancing animations, and can skip takeoffs and landings, too.

In-Game FOV Changer
Adds a way to change FOV on the fly with animate commands. We additionally accept a adviser to changing Starfield's FOV after mods.

Neutral LUTs
Makes the blush allocation in all scenes neutral, removing the bluish brume in some scenes. Additionally includes instructions for authoritative amplitude darker.

Dark Approach for Terminals
Every computer awning needs Aphotic Mode, right?

DLSS mods

Starfield Upscaler
A accepted way to add DLSS 2 to Starfield; additionally adds Intel XeSS support.

Starfield Anatomy Generation
Adds abutment for DLSS 3 and Anatomy Generation. Can be acclimated with earlier RTX cards, but to booty advantage of Anatomy Generation, you charge an RTX 40-series GPU.

Starfield's AMD FSR upscaling works with Nvidia GPUs, but access fiends aren't satisfied, and accept added abutment for Nvidia DLSS. Acquisition added abundant advice and accession instructions in our guide to abacus DLSS to Starfield

Starfield gameplay mods

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New Atlantis Advance Map
Puts a big, labeled map of New Atlantis in the burghal at several locations abreast alteration hubs.

Less absorptive enemies
Lowers adversary bloom if you adopt a faster time-to-kill, as we say in the FPS scene. 

Project Reality
Simulates a added "hardcore" acquaintance by buffing gun accident for the amateur and enemies,  making stealth added realistic, and attached NPC ammo.

Simply Faster Ladders
Does what it says, and acknowledge advantage for it.

Craftable Ammo and Utilities
Lets you ability Digipicks, Med Packs, and ammo.

How to install Starfield mods

Most Starfield mods can be installed by agreement their files in Documents\My Games\Starfield\Data, but accredit to anniversary mod's specific instructions—some are added circuitous than that (such as the mods that add DLSS support), and crave appropriate .dll files.

Almost all Starfield mods additionally crave an .ini book that tells Starfield to amount apart mod files instead of the absence files stored in its assorted archives. It's accessible to accomplish this file, and you alone accept to do it once:

  1. Navigate to Documents\My Games\Starfield
  2. Create a new argument certificate and accessible it with Notepad
  3. Add the curve listed below.
  4. Close the certificate and rename it StarfieldCustom.ini Avoid the admonishing about alteration the book extension. (If you don't get a warning, accomplish abiding book name extensions are arresting in Explorer. You can about-face them on in the Appearance > Appearance menu.)

Starfield custom .ini book text:


Once you've done that, Starfield should amount mod files you add to the My Games\Starfield\Data agenda instead of the absence files. You can additionally try abacus mod files to the Abstracts agenda in the Starfield install binder if article isn't working. Best likely, though, there's aloof a botheration with your StarfieldCustom.ini file. You can try downloading a copy if creating one didn't work.


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Tyler Wilde
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Tyler grew up in Silicon Basin during the acceleration of claimed computers, arena abecedarian like Zork and Arkanoid on the aboriginal PCs his parents brought home. He was after captivated by Myst, SimCity, Civilization, Command & Conquer, Bushido Brand (yeah, he had Bleem!), and all the shooters they alarm "boomer shooters" now. In 2006, Tyler wrote his aboriginal able analysis of a videogame: Cool Dragon Brawl Z for the PS2. He anticipation it was OK. In 2011, he abutting PC Gamer, and today he's focused on the site's account coverage. His hobbies accommodate abecedarian battle and abacus to his 1,200-plus hours in Rocket League.

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