Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red has added official mod support to the game. While the game has regularly received third-party mods since launch, official tools and resources were not available. Now, everything required to develop mods can be obtained from the game’s official website.
The official tools will assist modders to “modify and create your own experiences in the world of Cyberpunk 2077.” Additionally, CDPR will regularly deploy updates for the tools alongside game patches to make sure no compatibility issues between the mods and the game arise.
Cyberpunk 2077 already has a good number of mods available for free. Over the past month, a variety of mods have been released on PC ranging from mods that fix up the game to mods that alter gameplay. A popular mod that tweaks AI to improve crowd behavior was launched soon after the game’s release. More recently, the much-requested third-person mod for Cyberpunk 2077 was made available.
While CDPR did say they are focusing on patching the game’s many bugs, the modding community has made the gameplay experience a lot better. The recent patch 1.1 for Cyberpunk 2077 did squash a large list of bugs and also improved the game’s stability. However, the update also introduced a game-breaking bug which is yet to be officially fixed. Patch 1.2, which is the next big update for the game, will be released sometime next month.
CDPR says that their “plans for supporting Cyberpunk 2077 in the long-term are unchanged, and we will continue to introduce updates and patches to give all players across all consoles and PCs a better experience with the game.”
The new modding support tools which include Metadata, ArchiveDump, TweakDump, and TweakDB IDs will make it easier to develop mods for Cyberpunk 2077. Currently, the game has around 760 mods up on Nexusmods, and thanks to the new tools, we can expect the quality and quantity of all mods to improve.