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I've been replaying Skyrim Special Edition for a little while now and I would like to spice things up by installing some mods from Bethesda's Creation Club.

On the Xbox One would I be prohibited from earning achievements if I added mods to my game? I've read that using Skyrim's console commands does not prohibit the acquisition of Steam achievements but I don't know if comparing Creation Club mods to console commands is like comparing apples to oranges.

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The previous answer did not accurately answer the question asked. Creation Club addons do not disable achievements, as they are official Bethesda-endorsed mods that are considered to be more of a DLC, since you have to buy them. If you use actual mods, however, it will disable achievements.

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  • Does this mean the statement "Creation Club content is not a mod" is accurate? – PausePause Jan 7 at 22:59
  • @PausePause Technically no. Well, a mod is a modification, so in that sense additional objects or quests can be considered add-ons, or just 'content'. But almost all mods are 'content', too. Some refer to Creation Club content as 'Creations', which, technically, all mods are, as well. But the Creation Club content has a few modifications as well (like their 'Camping' ..thing, which undoubtedly modifies certain game assets). Semantics. Probably Bethesda's attempt to disguise their abhorrent achievement-block. – Joachim Jan 7 at 23:48
  • Would starting a clean save make achievements available again? Or should they be stripped away from the game completely? – PingQueen May 6 at 13:09
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    @pingqueen I'm not sure what you mean, but if you disable your mods before starting a new save, the new save will indeed have achievements enabled again. – ZachTalonGamesYT May 6 at 16:01

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