The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Creation Kit is now available for free via Steam, allowing fans to upload, download, and install custom content through the Skyrim Workshop, Bethesda Softworks
announced. Offering the same suite of tools that Bethesda Game Studios used to create the game, The Creation Kit has lots of new features, including the ability to build archives. With Skyrim Workshop, you can browse and search for the latest or highest rated mods, subscribe to any that interest you, rate your favorites and post feedback. Once you've subscribed to some mods, start the Skyrim launcher and you'll see your subscribed mods automatically download. The launcher will even check if a mod has been updated and grab the latest version - visit this page
for details Also available via Steam is High-Resolution Texture Pack
- before downloading it from Steam, make sure your system requirements exceed Skyrim's recommended specs before attempting to install, including a minimum of 4GB of system RAM and a DirectX 9.0c compatible NVIDIA or AMD ATI video card with at least 1 GB of RAM and the latest drivers.