Steam Workshop Alternatives

    Steam Workshop is described as 'The Steam Workshop is a central hub of player-created content and tools to publish, organize, and download that content into your games. Different games will utilize the Workshop in different ways'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Steam Workshop for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Android, Android Tablet and Mac. The best alternative is itch.io, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Steam Workshop are Mod DB (Free), Nexus Mods (Free), Rubyapks (Free) and mod.io (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 21, 2021

    1. itch.io gives you the ability to design a page where people can download games you have uploaded. You can optionally put a minimum price on your game (which can be 0), giving people the opportunity to pay you what they think you deserve. All files and images are hosted on itch.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Mod DB is the largest website dedicated to supporting independent development of games including user generated game content, mods, addons and DLC. The aim of Mod DB is to unite developers, players and their ideas, empowering them to shape the games we play.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Online
      The Nexus Sites are a large network of community driven websites that support the free and open sharing of video game mods and downloadable content in a welcoming environment.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      RubyApks is a free marketplace created by Tkprobix for all gamers and devs to download and publish apps and games from around the globe.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Playstation
      • Xbox
      mod.io is an open platform for hosting mods created by the team behind ModDB.com and IndieDB.com. It can be integrated in-game using the REST API, C/C++ SDK or engine plugins for Unity, Unreal Engine and GameMaker.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Grand Theft Auto (Series)
      GGMM is the first program created for GTAGarage, it packages and installs car packages for easy distribution for all 3D gta games (except GTA4).

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.3C, released in April 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      This is a place for free and open-source modifications for PC video games, whether that be Grand Theft Auto V, Minetest, or any other game for Windows, macOS, or Linux.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • itch.io
      Indie gaming is coming to mobile! With this app, you can easily install Android games from itch.io and keep them updated. This provides an alternative to the Google Play store for indie game developers and enthusiasts.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Grand Theft Auto (Series)
      Site dedicated to Grand Theft Auto V modifications and tools.
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    2. We aim to bring modding communities together under a unified network labeled VGMods. This allows members to have one account for all sites in the network. Each site is unique with its own Blog, Mod database and Forums and each site is given its own unique URL.
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