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
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
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
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!