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Overview

Porting content from one game to another is generally not allowed, even between games developed and published by the same company. Therefore, porting content from one game to another is not permitted on NexusMods, unless the developer/publisher of that specific game allows porting of content from their games to other games.

General rules

There are some general rules when porting content and uploading it to NexusMods (aside from requiring permission and following the rights holders set requirements and limitations):

  • It is not for profit.
  • Full credit is given (both in Readme, and on-site).
  • It does not reflect negatively on the rights holder.

List of developers/publishers

These are the developers/publishers whom we have information on regarding their stance on porting (Always read the terms supplied in the sources, as it may contain additional information surrounding the allowed usage of their assets.).

Developer/Publisher/Rights holder Details Source(s)
Zenimax Media Inc (Bethesda Game Studios, Arkane Studios, id Software, Machine Games, Tango Gameworks, Battlecry Studios, Vir2L Studios) Does not allow porting under any circumstances. Terms of Service
Bioware Allows porting of assets for, and within the 'Dragon Age' series only. Nexus forums
CD Projekt RED Allows porting of assets from the 'The Witcher' series. CD Projekt Red forums
GSC GameWorld Allows porting of assets from the 'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.' series. GSC forums
Microsoft See Terms & conditions in the source. Game Content Usage Rules
Riot Games Allows porting of assets from 'League of Legends'. Legal Jibber Jabber
Ubisoft See Terms & conditions in the source (6. UGC). Terms of Use

Sources