A group of developers behind the WolvenKit modding tool for The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077 have been hired by CD Projekt Red.
more developer companies should do this instead of trying to shut down devs who add to games
Rockstar Games and Bethesda come to mind. Their modder ideas are better than the DLC those 2 produce.
That's all good for both the publishers and modders that get hired, but what does it mean for the quality of the modding scene when talented modders get absorbed by publishers in the long run?
@UltraNova There will always be new modders and new ideas. Many mod ideas are from licensed properties like anime or other games. Bethesda and Rockstar will likely back off on getting those mods because of licensing issues. Also some modders just do it for fun as a side project, not an employment application.
It’s going to be like capitalism. People with the talent will find a way.
Great move. Seems obvious. If someone you respect can improve your game in some ways you didn't think of, hire them. Talent added.
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