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MLB Gets Huffy Over Fallout 4 David Ortiz Modification

Fallout 4 is set in Boston, so some creative soul named Richie Branson created a David Ortiz mod, and gave players the chance to bash baddies in a full Red Sox uniform. (Kindly overlook the fact that Big Papi’s actually a lefty.) It was a neat, free customization, but MLB was not as receptive.

Steve Annear of the Boston Globe received a terse comment about the mod from a league spokesman:

“The use of these marks is an infringement of our rights. We plan to enforce those rights,” an MLB spokesman said in an e-mail Thursday.


Branson told the Globe that if the league presses him, he’ll take down the mod. If there’s one thing that’ll harm MLB’s image, it’s free user-made video game skins. In the meantime, enjoy it while it lasts.

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