A modder for Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered received consideration for his mod that replaces LGBT flags within the recreation with American Flags.
Not lengthy after the “Non-Newtonian New York” mod was printed, it began getting seen and shortly after received pulled from Nexus Mods.
The maker of the Spider-Man Remastered mod was additionally banned from Nexus Mods, with a rep from the mod portal confirming the consumer and mod have been eliminated and banned as they’re “now not welcome on Nexus.”
As with something of this nature, as soon as the mod was printed and customers had it – it has since been rehosted quite a few instances simply not on a large modding group like Nexus Mods.
Person responses to the mod itself and its immediate removing different from “based mostly” to some being upset the mod existed within the first place – and naturally some had been upset the mod was pulled as nicely.
Regardless, your entire debacle as soon as once more brings up the talk over not solely an proprietor’s proper to a product they personal, not to mention free speech. Does such a mod that swaps one flag for an additional fall underneath protected speech?
Some will possible say that Nexus Mods is a pivate entity and thus can do no matter they need with the content material and customers on their web site. This similar logic could be utilized to recreation publishers and builders – who can now legally revoke your entry to a digital recreation you legally personal, for quite a lot of causes.