What you need to know
- Modders at Nexusmods have a created mod for Starfield that can adjust the game’s field of view (FOV).
- This mod will allow players to set the field of view to their personal preference and make it more comfortable for those who suffer motion sickness.
- Starfield is Bethesda’s latest RPG epic, where players take on the role of space explorers who travel the galaxy to solve ancient mysteries and make a name for themselves.
On Sept. 1, 2023, the modding community at Nexusmods created a PC mod to enhance the presentation of Bethesda’s much-awaited sci-fi RPG, Starfield. The mod in questions allows the player to change the game’s field of view (FOV) to their personal liking (see at Nexusmods).
For those unaware, a field of view is the range in which a camera that can perceive an area. Some people like to adjust the field of view in video games, so they can see more of the environment or for health reasons, as a narrower field of view can sometimes induce motion sickness.
Default field of view (via NexusMods) (Image credit: NexusMods | Bethesda Softworks)
The PC version of Starfield doesn’t have an in-game option to adjust the FOV, so modders have created this mod to compensate for the lack of it. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S versions of the game, as mods are not supported for them yet.
However, the head of Bethesda’s publishing department, Pete Hines has confirmed in an interview with Spanish website Vandal (translated via GameSpot) that mods will be coming to the Xbox version of Starfield after the game officially launches to the public on Sept. 6, 2023. The game is currently only available through early access for players who bought the premium edition.
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