"If every download were a footstep, you could walk to the moon 11 times."
Image credit: Nexus Mods/Rockstar
On January 8, 2024, the developers behind Nexus Mods announced that their platform hit 10 billion downloads.
This marks a significant milestone for Nexus Mods and the modding community. To illustrate the scale of this achievement, the creators wrote that if every download were a footstep, you could walk to the moon 11 times or walk The Seven Thousand Steps to High Hrothgar 4,161,464 times.
Image credit: Nexus Mods
Nexus Mods currently has an impressive collection of over 539,000 mods created by over 128,000 authors, catering to 2,683 games. The site also boasts over 47 million players who actively use mods.
Currently, mods on the site are downloaded around 10 million times daily, with Nexus Mods contributing roughly $300,000 in donations to mod authors each month.
In the future, Nexus Mods plans to enhance the site and launch a mobile app. Mod creators achieving a specific number of unique downloads will also be granted complimentary access to the premium features of the site.
"We want to say a big thanks for continuing to support the site. Through this, we can give back to the creators, the curious-minded, whacky, and inventive modders who continue to discover new territory in game development and keep pushing the boundaries of creativity," reads the statement from the creators.