There are many players which are unaware that mods are a thing in Factorio. Whether it is because the game is already huge, or general non-interest, there is no doubt that these mods add a new perspective to the game, and add a lot of functionality. But how to install mods on PC? Well, the process is very simple. Continue reading to learn more.
How to Install Mods on PC – Factorio
Wube Software, Factorio’s developers, encourage mods to the fullest. Maybe that was the reason why the whole process of installing mods in the game was made so simple.
Basically, it can be done through the menu of the game where there is a button that will give players a list of the available mods, and they can be added to the game with a click of a button. Here’s how to install mods on PC in Factorio:
- Launch the game.
- Go to the main menu, and then go to Mods.
- Click on the ‘Install’ button, and a full overview of all mods will be given.
- Pick one that you like, and then install it.
Time needed: 8 minutes.
That’s how simple it is to add these modifications to the game. However, there is a way to do it manually, which some players opt for, because of more control, and if they wanted to add mods from a third-party like FactorioMods. Follow these steps to do so:
Open the site listed above, or find a mod from another source.
Download the mod.
Navigate to this path on your PC: C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\Factorio\mods.
After that, locate the downloaded file, and drag it into the mods folder of Factorio.
In both cases, it is pretty simple to get some interesting new content to the game. There are thousands of mods that players can choose from in Factorio!
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