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The following section lists the '''Rights Holders''' whom we have information on regarding their stance on porting of '''Assets'''. Please be sure to check the sources for more details surrounding the terms set by the '''Rights Holder'''.
 
The following section lists the '''Rights Holders''' whom we have information on regarding their stance on porting of '''Assets'''. Please be sure to check the sources for more details surrounding the terms set by the '''Rights Holder'''.
  
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| Zenimax Media Inc <span style="font-size:75%;">(Bethesda Game Studios, Arkane Studios, id Software, Machine Games, Tango Gameworks, Battlecry Studios, Vir2L Studios)</span>
 
| Does not allow porting of '''Assets''' under any circumstances.
 
| [http://www.zenimax.com/legal_terms Terms of Service]
 
 
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| Bioware
 
| Bioware
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| CD Projekt RED
 
| CD Projekt RED
| Allows porting of '''Assets''' within the 'The Witcher' series. Allows porting of '''Assets''' from 'The Witcher 1' and 'The Witcher 2' to other games, and usually grants permission to port '''Assets''' from 'The Witcher 3' when asked.
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| Allows porting of '''Assets''' within the 'The Witcher' series. Allows porting of '''Assets''' from 'The Witcher 1' and 'The Witcher 2', and usually grants permission to port '''Assets''' from 'The Witcher 3' when asked.
 
| [https://forums.cdprojektred.com/index.php?threads/use-of-witcher-3-assets-in-skyrim-skyrim-se-mods.10860071/ CDPR Forums] (confirmed in communications between Nexus Mods and CDPR)
 
| [https://forums.cdprojektred.com/index.php?threads/use-of-witcher-3-assets-in-skyrim-skyrim-se-mods.10860071/ CDPR Forums] (confirmed in communications between Nexus Mods and CDPR)
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| Egosoft
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| Allows limited porting of '''Assets''' within the 'X' series provided the author owns both games. Extensive porting of large quantiities of assets is subject to explicit permission from Egosoft.
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| [[:File:Egosoft_Porting.PNG|e-mail correspondence]]
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| En Masse/Bluehole Studios
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| Allows porting of certain '''Assets''' (weapons and armor only) from TERA Online.
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| [https://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/22023 TERA mod - see Permissions, Author's notes]
 
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| GSC Game World
 
| GSC Game World
| Allows porting of '''Assets''' from the 'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.' series to other games.
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| Allows porting of '''Assets''' from the 'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.' games.
 
| [http://gsc-game.com/index.php?t=community&s=forums&s_game_type=xr&thm_page=1&thm_id=20587&sec_id=16&offset=-120 GSC forums]
 
| [http://gsc-game.com/index.php?t=community&s=forums&s_game_type=xr&thm_page=1&thm_id=20587&sec_id=16&offset=-120 GSC forums]
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| Konami
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| Allows porting of '''Assets''' from 'Metal Gear Solid V - Phantom Pain'.
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| [https://staticdelivery.nexusmods.com/mods/1151/images/8841-0-1453498014.jpg e-mail correspondence]
 
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| Microsoft
 
| Microsoft
 
| Allows porting of '''Assets''' under strict rules (rules found in the source).
 
| Allows porting of '''Assets''' under strict rules (rules found in the source).
 
| [http://www.xbox.com/en-US/developers/Rules Game Content Usage Rules]
 
| [http://www.xbox.com/en-US/developers/Rules Game Content Usage Rules]
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| Nexon
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| Does not allow porting of '''Assets'''.
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| [https://member.nexon.com/policy/stipulation.aspx Terms and Conditions]
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| Piranha Bytes
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| Does not allow porting of '''Assets'''.
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| [https://staticdelivery.nexusmods.com/images/670/423040-1532704066.jpg e-mail correspondence]
 
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| Riot Games
 
| Riot Games
| Allows porting of '''Assets''' from 'League of Legends' to other games (excluding game/studio logos).
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| Allows porting of '''Assets''' from 'League of Legends' (excluding game/studio logos).
 
| [http://www.riotgames.com/legal-jibber-jabber Legal Jibber Jabber]
 
| [http://www.riotgames.com/legal-jibber-jabber Legal Jibber Jabber]
 
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| Konami
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| Square Enix (Platinum Games)
| Allows porting of '''Assets''' from 'Metal Gear Solid V - Phantom Pain' to other games.
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| Does not allow porting of '''Assets'''.
| [https://staticdelivery.nexusmods.com/mods/1151/images/8841-0-1453498014.jpg e-mail correspondence]
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| [https://store.steampowered.com/eula/524220_eula_0?eulaLang=english EULA (Restrictions)]
 
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| Ubisoft
 
| Ubisoft
| Allows porting of '''Assets''' from their games to other games.
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| Allows porting of '''Assets'''.
 
| [https://legal.ubi.com/termsofuse/en-GB Terms of Service] [https://staticdelivery.nexusmods.com/images/772/423040-1519999502.jpg e-mail correspondence]
 
| [https://legal.ubi.com/termsofuse/en-GB Terms of Service] [https://staticdelivery.nexusmods.com/images/772/423040-1519999502.jpg e-mail correspondence]
 
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| Volition
 
| Volition
| Allows porting of '''Assets''' from Saints Row 3 and 4 to other games.
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| Allows porting of '''Assets''' from Saints Row 3 and 4.
 
| [https://twitter.com/DSVolition/status/938069134750994434 Tweet] [https://staticdelivery.nexusmods.com/images/824/423040-1520032934.png Tweet image backup]
 
| [https://twitter.com/DSVolition/status/938069134750994434 Tweet] [https://staticdelivery.nexusmods.com/images/824/423040-1520032934.png Tweet image backup]
 
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| En Masse/Bluehole Studios
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| Zenimax Media Inc <span style="font-size:75%">(Bethesda Game Studios, Arkane Studios, id Software, Machine Games, Tango Gameworks, Battlecry Studios, Vir2L Studios)</span>
| Allows porting of '''Assets''' (weapons and armor only) from TERA Online to other games as long as the ported content is not for profit.
 
| [https://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/22023 TERA mod - see Permissions, Author's notes]
 
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| Piranha Bytes
 
| Does not allow '''Assets''' to be ported neither to third party games, nor within the Gothic series (Gothic 1, 2, 3). '''Assets''' can only be used for mods within a given PB title.
 
| [https://staticdelivery.nexusmods.com/images/670/423040-1532704066.jpg e-mail correspondence]
 
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| Egosoft
 
| Allows limited porting of '''Assets''' within the 'X' series provided the author owns both games. Extensive porting of large quantiities of assets is subject to explicit permission from Egosoft.
 
| [[:File:Egosoft_Porting.PNG|e-mail correspondence]]
 
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| Nexon
 
 
| Does not allow porting of '''Assets''' under any circumstances.
 
| Does not allow porting of '''Assets''' under any circumstances.
| [https://member.nexon.com/policy/stipulation.aspx Terms and Conditions]
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| [http://www.zenimax.com/legal_terms Terms of Service]
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| Square Enix (Platinum Games)
 
| Does not allow porting of '''Assets''' under any circumstances.
 
| [https://store.steampowered.com/eula/524220_eula_0?eulaLang=english EULA (Restrictions)]
 
 
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Revision as of 15:38, 6 March 2019

Overview

Porting Assets (textures, meshes, sounds, etc.) from one game to another is generally not allowed on NexusMods, unless the company or person that owns the rights to the game in question (Rights Holder) has explicitly given permission to port their assets. On this page, you will find information on certain companies' stance on the porting of their Assets.

General Rules

There are a few general rules that you must follow when publishing ported Assets on NexusMods:

  • You must have permission from the Rights Holder.
  • You must adhere to the terms set by the Rights Holder.
  • It must be non-profit.
  • Full credit must be given to the Rights Holder and any other parties involved.
  • Your usage of the Assets may not reflect negatively on the Rights Holder.

Specific Terms

The following section lists the Rights Holders whom we have information on regarding their stance on porting of Assets. Please be sure to check the sources for more details surrounding the terms set by the Rights Holder.

Rights holder Details Source(s)
Bioware Allows porting of Assets within the 'Dragon Age' series. NexusMods forums
CD Projekt RED Allows porting of Assets within the 'The Witcher' series. Allows porting of Assets from 'The Witcher 1' and 'The Witcher 2', and usually grants permission to port Assets from 'The Witcher 3' when asked. CDPR Forums (confirmed in communications between Nexus Mods and CDPR)
Egosoft Allows limited porting of Assets within the 'X' series provided the author owns both games. Extensive porting of large quantiities of assets is subject to explicit permission from Egosoft. e-mail correspondence
En Masse/Bluehole Studios Allows porting of certain Assets (weapons and armor only) from TERA Online. TERA mod - see Permissions, Author's notes
GSC Game World Allows porting of Assets from the 'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.' games. GSC forums
Konami Allows porting of Assets from 'Metal Gear Solid V - Phantom Pain'. e-mail correspondence
Microsoft Allows porting of Assets under strict rules (rules found in the source). Game Content Usage Rules
Nexon Does not allow porting of Assets. Terms and Conditions
Piranha Bytes Does not allow porting of Assets. e-mail correspondence
Riot Games Allows porting of Assets from 'League of Legends' (excluding game/studio logos). Legal Jibber Jabber
Square Enix (Platinum Games) Does not allow porting of Assets. EULA (Restrictions)
Ubisoft Allows porting of Assets. Terms of Service e-mail correspondence
Volition Allows porting of Assets from Saints Row 3 and 4. Tweet Tweet image backup
Zenimax Media Inc (Bethesda Game Studios, Arkane Studios, id Software, Machine Games, Tango Gameworks, Battlecry Studios, Vir2L Studios) Does not allow porting of Assets under any circumstances. Terms of Service

Notes

If you have information regarding a certain Rights Holder's stance on porting Assets from their game(s), please send a PM to Zaldiir.