Yeah, no, your modded Skyrim PC saves most likely received’t work within the Special Edition construct

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Skyrim: Special Edition permits you to import your PC save information, however.


Skyrim: Special Edition gamers on PC will solely have the ability to import unmodded saves to the shiny new version launching Friday.

I anticipate most skilled, mod-happy PC gamers would have anticipated this, however to make completely positive PC Gamer received in contact with each Bethesda and main modders to get the thin on importing modded Skyrim saves to the Special Edition.

Their verdict? Yeah, no: it’s most likely not going to work. Bethesda flat out stated to solely use unmodded saves, and to surrender on any file that triggers the warning “This save relies on content that is no longer present.” The crew at Nexusmods reckon some modded saves will work, however not very a lot of them – and their recommendation is simply to start out contemporary.

So there you’ve got it: you may’t actually import modded saves to Skyrim: Special Edition. Hit the hyperlink above to learn a proof as to why, and get some info on importing your PC saves and the way forward for modding for Skyrim: Special Edition.