The Spider-Man Remastered PC Mod replaces the Pride Flag in the game turned off by the modification site
A user-generated game mod – or mod – designed to replace the pride flags in the game from the recently released PC port of Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered, has been abandoned by NexusMods and ModDB , two of the biggest online sites for PC games, reports. mods. Both sites have confirmed that the ‘troll’ mod, uploaded from a new account, has been removed.
According to one report of The Verge, the site hosting the popular game mod NexusMods explain in a blog post that mods let Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered was uploaded to its site by a brand new account with no edit history, which the site’s administrator suspects is a sub-account of one of the site’s users, or a ‘child’ account tangled sock’.
The mod replaced the pride flags found around New York City with the US flag on Marvel’s Spider Man Remastered. Along with the removal of the mod, both “the sock puppet account and the user’s main account” were banned by NexusMods.
NexusMods states: “It’s made very clearly on purpose to be a troll mod. The fact that users need to make dumb puppets like a coward to upload the mod shows their intent to troll. and they know it won’t be allowed.”
“If they weren’t a coward and they used their main account instead, we would simply remove the mod and tell them we don’t want to host it, just ban them if they reloaded it again after being warned, they added, creating the sock puppet removed all doubts and made it a very easy decision for us.
ModDB, which stores mods for PC games like NexusMods, also announced via a tweet that it removed the mod. “ModDB is an inclusive environment for everyone, and we don’t allow targeting disadvantaged groups. Moderation of our content is largely automated but when defined, we do. I have a zero tolerance policy for this type of content,” the website said in a tweet.