True to his phrase, famend modder Halk Hogan solely took two weeks to launch the primary model of Starfield HD Reworked Undertaking after saying it.
Just like the mods for CD Projekt RED’s The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077, Starfield HD Reworked Undertaking goals to enhance the sport’s textures with out impacting efficiency. Certainly, the modder reckons any graphics card with 6GB or extra VRAM should not actually lose any body price. The obtain is light-weight, too, weighing lower than 600 megabytes.
This preliminary launch is targeted on numerous surroundings textures in cities and past (some rocks, partitions, flooring, terrain, and extra), the gang of non-player characters, and a few fireplace results. As you may see within the video comparability under, the distinction may be staggering at instances.
Evidently, the mod will likely be up to date to reinforce much more of the sport’s textures sooner or later.
The one draw back is that Halk Hogan did not compress the textures in .ba2 format but, doubtlessly opening to occasional loading hiccups. The modder says a .ba2 model will likely be accessible at a later date.
To put in Starfield HD Reworked Undertaking manually, comply with these easy directions:
1. Obtain the principle file, unpack it, and transfer the Information folder into C:UserspercentuserprofilepercentDocumentsMy GamesStarfield and override it.
2. Allow Archive Invalidation by including the next traces to your StarfieldCustom.ini file:
You may as well set up the mod with a Mod Supervisor like Vortex.
Halk Hogan’s Starfield HD Reworked Undertaking is the newest proof of the thriving modding neighborhood that Bethesda’s new sci-fi RPG enjoys. In simply two weeks, practically 15 million mods have been downloaded by way of Nexus, surpassing the entire mod downloads of FromSoftware’s Elden Ring, which launched a 12 months and a half in the past. That is with out even the official mod instruments, which Bethesda will launch to the general public in some unspecified time in the future in early 2024.
For extra nice Starfield mods and tweaks, take a look at this best-of checklist.