Skyrim Mod Mocks GPU Crisis by Placing an Nvidia RTX 3080 Into the Game’s World

In a transfer which may very well be stated to be mocking the deficit that is plaguing the tech world, a fan of Skyrim provides an RTX 3080 into town of Whiterun.

Skyrim artwork showing the Dragonborn to one side staring comimcally at a huge Nvidia RTX 3080 graphics card.

Though The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim might be fairly a critical recreation, with its expansive lore and violent battle, to not point out the racial politics that runs all through the sport’s world, there are occasions when followers can get a bit foolish with it. Such examples of this embody the modder who changed the name of all the Frost Trolls to Tim Allen, for seemingly no purpose. Now, one other fan has taken liberties with modding instruments to maybe make a press release about one thing that’s at the moment affecting the tech and gaming world in actual life.

Importing the small file to Nexus Mods a couple of days in the past, a modder who goes by the username MobinWeekend has determined to make use of Skyrim to let gamers get their arms on one thing that’s virtually unobtainable in actuality proper now. Particularly, what they’ve completed is add an Nvidia RTX 3080 graphics card into the sport. A single screenshot on the mod web page reveals the GPU sitting peacefully on the sting of a public properly within the metropolis of Whiterun.

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MobinWeekend says on the outline web page that their mod permits gamers to have their very own 3080 in Skyrim, insisting gamers neglect concerning the “promise of a 3070 Ti” that is apparently been touted by Nexus. For many who haven’t been maintaining with graphics card information, the world is at the moment experiencing an enormous deficit as a consequence of semiconductor shortages and bots bulk shopping for {hardware} for cryptomining. It is change into such a difficulty that Nvidia products like the 3080 Ti are selling out almost immediately, making it very troublesome for a lot of to pay money for.

Screenshot from Skyrim showing an Nvidia RTX 3080 graphics card on a well in Whiterun.

So whereas avid gamers cannot purchase an RTX 3080, or any new gaming {hardware} the truth is, in the true world, MobinWeekend’s mod will at the very least permit gamers to have one in a fictional realm whereas AMD and Nvidia products remain out of reach for at least another year. The one factor that is not identified concerning the mod till it is put in is whether or not gamers will have the ability to choose up or work together with the graphics card as soon as they uncover it.

Regardless of the case, it is an amusing answer to an actual world problem. With rumors of Nvidia beginning to develop its 4000 series, it stays to be seen whether or not the shortages will nonetheless be raging on as soon as the tech business hits the following technology. If there are nonetheless points by then, possibly MobinWeekend or another modder will have the ability to permit followers to carry new merchandise in Skyrim and even the following Elder Scrolls recreation.

Skyrim: Anniversary Version releases for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Collection X on November 11.

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Supply: Nexus Mods

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