Epic Games Store Testing Mod Support

A tweet from the Epic Games Store reveals that another of their in-development features is in the first stages of rolling out. Word is they are testing preliminary modification support for MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries. This post on the MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Website has all the details on mod support, an new update to the game, and the first mods which are now available:
We are extremely excited to announce that MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries is the first game to participate in the Beta launch of Epic Games Store Mods! With this release, discovering and installing MW5 Mods made by the amazing modding community will be easier than ever, integrated directly into the existing Epic Games Launcher.

Along with this, we have an MW5 Mercs Game Update to support these changes

  • Fixed an issue reading Mods containing new content that were downloaded through EGS Mods

Here are just a few of the exciting Mods already available on the Epic Games Store from our talented community of creators:

  • MechCommander Mercenaries by the MCM Team is a recently-announced and highly ambitious real-time strategy conversion of MW5. A complete genre change like this really speaks to the capabilities and flexibility of making mods for MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries in the Unreal Engine!
  • MW5 Mercs Reloaded by NavidA1, the most prolific creator in the MW5 Modding community, is not just a near ground-up expansion of 'Mechs and the MechLab, but an ongoing rework of many core systems and a collection of great quality-of-life improvements.
  • MercTech by MagnumForceGB is a comprehensive overhaul of many core mechanics related to 'Mechs and the MechLab, introducing an array of new weapons, equipment, and features inspired by traditional BattleTech systems and rules.
  • The TableTopRulez Lancemate and Enemy AI Mods by Oraeon1224 are two significant expansions on the AI systems in MW5, bringing greater complexity and visible levels of intelligence to the in-mission AI.
  • The MW5 Mod Compatibility Pack by Sketch is an amazing effort to increase compatibility between disparate Mods, enabling creators to focus their work and coordinate with other creators to unlock even greater potential in their Mods.

Keep an eye on the new MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Mods in the Epic Games Store for more amazing Mods from the MW5 Modding community!

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Still needs some sort of basic chat/party chat. Mech 5 being a prime example of this along with Snowrunner.
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