Supporting the modding community as extensively as they once did may not be as easy with Brink, Splash Damage CEO Paul Wedgewood says. And it’s all thanks to those suit-wearing-types.
When talking about extending the level of modder support they’ve supported their games with in the past to the Brink community, Wedgewood said, “It’s a more difficult question to answer now because ZeniMax, who owns Bethesda Softworks, has bought id Software [Brink runs on a modified version of id Tech 4], so it’s not just a question of me calling my mate and asking: ‘Is it alright if I release the source code?'”
That’s not to say he wouldn’t want to see that to happening. Wedgewood says the now 6.5-year old Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory is still seeing new maps and mods from the community and that Splash Damage “would absolutely love to – time allowing and everything else – continue supporting the mod community in the way we always have done.”