How to get Skyrim PS4 mods and install them

Skyrim: Special Edition is now available, and there’s already some great Skyrim PS4 mods available to download to add something different to your RPG experience.

The list of PS4 mods will expand over the coming months, but there’s still a fair few to get stuck into. This is what you need to do to find, download and install Skyrim PS4 mods (just remember: you only have 1GB of space reserved for mods on PlayStation 4.

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All the mods are rated, which means you can see what other players think of them before you download.

Get mods for Skyrim – PS4

1. Create a Bethesda account, if you don’t already have one, or sign-in if you do

2. Link your account to your PS4 by:

  • Start up Skyrim
  • Select mods
  • Login

3. Go to the Skyrim PS4 mods workshop and browse what’s available

4. Click “Add To Library”

5. Within the Skyrim mod section on PS4, you’ll now see it available to download. You’ll need to download update v1.02 in order to see the option.

Note – If you enable mods then you will automatically disable PSN trophies for the game. You can disable your mods from the menu by pressing ‘triangle’ next to the one you wish to disable.

Skyrim PS4 mods list

There’s some great Skyrim mods available right now, including this one called Hermit’s Hideaway, which is a small house found just outside of Raven Rock.

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Other mods include ways to improve the graphics and effects, or enhance your overall experience with additional locations or objects. They currently include:

  • Bard’s College Bedroom
  • Rain and Snow effects
  • Lore-based loading screens
  • Bee hives

Speaking about the inclusion of Skyrim PS4 mods, Bethesda said: "We and Sony have worked hard to make this possible. Mods on PlayStation 4 will allow you to modify and create your own content by using our Creation Kit available here. You will not be able to upload external assets with your PlayStation 4 mods, but you will be able to use any assets that come with the game, as most mods do."

Skyrim: Special Edition looks stunning, and will run with PS4 Pro support in 4K resolution. We’re currently embroiled in a dozen quests so our review will be live shortly.