The Assembly Kit and Steam Workshop support will be available in Total War: Warhammer at launch, Creative Assembly has announced.
The news follows an earlier announcement stating that the game would not have official mod and workshop support, but after strong requests from fans the features have been made a reality.
In addition, Creative Assembly is assisting some modders to enable their creations to be ready in time for day one.
Available at launch:
Visit Steam Workshop: Upload, browse, follow, discuss and install available mods straight from Steam, and access and manage them from the new Total War Mod Manager.
Get the Assembly Kit: CA's modding tool box will release with the Database Editor and BOB for modifying and exporting database tables and campaign start positions, with the aim to add further functionality, including battle map editing, later in the year.
Download Mods: Attendees to CA's Mod Summits over the last three years will be supplied early access to the game, to help populate the Steam Workshop from day one. Also, well-known modders Magnar and Dresden will receive specific help from the dev team to produce certain mods. Magnar is designing a Legendary Lord Start Position Mod; customising start positions so that Legendary Lords will start in different locations from Race Leaders, while Dresden is engineering a Regional Occupation Mod; altering the settlement rules to enable each race to settle every region.
Total War: Warhammer launches on PC on May 24.