How to Install Mods for Stray

Get crazy with mods.

Stray is a game all about being a cat, and fans thoroughly enjoy this unique cat-based adventure. But after you complete the game, you may be looking for ways to enhance your experience or play through it again—this is where mods come into play. This may leave you wondering how to install mods for Stray.

Depending on what type of mod you install, the method is different. Some mods are installed in similar ways, others are a bit different. That said, we have grouped these together. Some require you to use the Stray folder, which you can access by right-clicking Stray in your Steam library and selecting Browse Local Files. Here is how to install mods in Stray.

With mods, you download and install them at your own risk. Some mods do not work with others, while others can mess up your game, so always verify that the mod works and is safe to install.

Related: Key Locations in the Slums in Stray

Cosmetic Mods for Stray

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To install cosmetic mods, you need to move the respective .pak file into your folder for Stray. These mods are relatively simple to install but allow you to play as other cats, like a siamese, black cat with mustache, and more. Here is how to install cosmetic mods:

  • Download the files for the mod.
  • Find the .pak file.
  • Place it in the steam\steamapps\common\Stray\Hk_project\Content\Paks folder.
  • You may need to delete other .pak files already there.

Interface and Graphic Mods for Stray

These mods vary more in their installation method, but more often than not, the creator of the mod includes instructions on how to install them once downloaded. These include mods like the muted buttonsphotorealistic, and more. To install these, check the mod page for details on how to install them.

While there aren't many mods, they can add more quality of life to the delightful title. You can find mods that enhance the visuals, reduce the UI, and add the highly requested ability to change your cat's appearance. Undoubtedly, as time goes on, Stray will receive more extensive mods and various ways to alter the base experience.

For more information on Stray, check out How to get The Pacifist Trophy in Stray and What are the Zurks in Stray? on Pro Game Guides.

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